Numbers 9:16
New International Version
That is how it continued to be; the cloud covered it, and at night it looked like fire.

New Living Translation
This was the regular pattern—at night the cloud that covered the Tabernacle had the appearance of fire.

English Standard Version
So it was always: the cloud covered it by day and the appearance of fire by night.

Berean Study Bible
It remained that way continually; the cloud would cover the tabernacle by day, and at night it would appear like fire.

New American Standard Bible
So it was continuously; the cloud would cover it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

New King James Version
So it was always: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

King James Bible
So it was alway: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

Christian Standard Bible
It remained that way continuously: the cloud would cover it, appearing like fire at night.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It remained that way continuously: the cloud would cover it, appearing like fire at night.

International Standard Version
It was so continuously—there was a cloud covering by day, and a fire cloud appeared at night.

NET Bible
This is the way it used to be continually: The cloud would cover it by day, and there was a fiery appearance by night.

New Heart English Bible
So it was continually. The cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

A Faithful Version
So it was always. The cloud covered it by day, and it appeared like fire by night.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The smoke always glowed this way. At night the smoke covering the tent glowed like fire.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So it was alway: the cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.

New American Standard 1977
So it was continuously; the cloud would cover it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

King James 2000 Bible
So it was always: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

American King James Version
So it was always: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

American Standard Version
So it was alway: the cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So it was continually: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So it was always: by day the cloud covered it, and by night as it were the appearance of fire.

Darby Bible Translation
So it was continually: the cloud covered it, and at night it was as the appearance of fire.

English Revised Version
So it was alway: the cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.

Webster's Bible Translation
So it was always; the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

World English Bible
So it was continually. The cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.

Young's Literal Translation
so it is continually; the cloud covereth it, also the appearance of fire by night.
Study Bible
The Cloud Above the Tabernacle
15On the day that the tabernacle, the Tent of the Testimony, was set up, the cloud covered it and appeared like fire above the tabernacle from evening until morning. 16It remained that way continually; the cloud would cover the tabernacle by day, and at night it would appear like fire.17Whenever the cloud was lifted from above the Tent, the Israelites would set out, and wherever the cloud settled, there the Israelites would camp.…
Cross References
Exodus 40:34
Then the cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.

Nehemiah 9:12
You led them with a pillar of cloud by day, and a pillar of fire by night, to light for them the way which they should travel.

Treasury of Scripture

So it was always: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

Numbers 9:18-22
At the commandment of the LORD the children of Israel journeyed, and at the commandment of the LORD they pitched: as long as the cloud abode upon the tabernacle they rested in their tents…

Exodus 13:21,22
And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night: …

Exodus 40:38
For the cloud of the LORD was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys.









Lexicon
It remained
יִהְיֶ֣ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

that way
כֵּ֚ן (kên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus

continually;
תָמִ֔יד (ṯā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice

the cloud
הֶעָנָ֖ן (he·‘ā·nān)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6051: A cloud, the nimbus, thunder-cloud

would cover [the tabernacle] [by day],
יְכַסֶּ֑נּוּ (yə·ḵas·sen·nū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

and at night
לָֽיְלָה׃ (lā·yə·lāh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3915: A twist, night, adversity

it would appear
וּמַרְאֵה־ (ū·mar·’êh-)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4758: Sight, appearance, vision

like fire.
אֵ֖שׁ (’êš)
Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 784: A fire
(16) The cloud covered it by day.--There is no need for the insertion of the words in italics. It was the same cloud which was "alway" over the Tabernacle during the continuance of the journeyings through the wilderness.

And the appearance of fire by night.--Better, and there was the appearance of fire by night. (Comp. Exodus 13:21-22.)

Verse 16. - So it was alway. This supernatural phenomenon was not transitory, like the glory-cloud within the tabernacle (Exodus 40:35; cf. 1 Kings 8:10), but permanent, as long at least as the Israelites were in the wilderness.
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