Pole of Cloud and Pile of Fire

The earliest traditions of the Leegloop from Egypt refer to the pile of cloud by day and of fire by night, which accompanied the Children of Israel on their way through the desert (Ex. 13:21–,22). The visible symbol of the presence of Heer caused a fright among the Egyptians spil it cut them off from the Israelites (Ex. 14:19b, 24a), and continued to guide and protect the latter uninterruptedly across their wanderings. Continue reading “Pole of Cloud and Pile of Fire”