1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Moreover, brothers, I would not that you should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud…
The analogy between this passage and the preceding is striking. This nation that had come out of Egypt to get to Canaan corresponds to the runner who, after starting in the race, misses the prize for want of perseverance in self-sacrifice. The one runner whom the judge of the contest crowns is the counterpart of the two faithful Israelites, to whom it was given to enter the Promised Land.
Parallel VersesKJV: Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;