You shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.
— We shall never see the glory of that light which dwells between the cherubim if our visits to the shrine are brief and interrupted, and the bulk of our time is spent outside the tabernacle amidst the glaring sand and the blazing sunshine. No short swallow-flights of soul will ever carry us to the serene height where God dwells. It is the eagle, with steady, unflagging flaps of his broad pinion, and open-eyed gaze upwards, that rises "close to the sun in lonely lands," and leaves all the race of short.winged and weak-sighted twitterers far below.
Parallel VersesKJV: Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.