1On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony. And 2at evening it was over the tabernacle like the appearance of fire until morning.
References for Numbers 9:15
So it was always: the cloud covered it by day and the appearance of fire by night.
References for Numbers 9:16
And whenever the cloud 3lifted from over the tent, after that the people of Israel set out, and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the people of Israel camped.
References for Numbers 9:17
At the command of the LORD the people of Israel set out, and at the command of the LORD they camped. 4As long as the cloud rested over the tabernacle, they remained in camp.
References for Numbers 9:18
Even when the cloud continued over the tabernacle many days, the people of Israel 5kept the charge of the LORD and did not set out.
References for Numbers 9:19
Sometimes the cloud was a few days over the tabernacle, and according to the command of the LORD they remained in camp; then according to the command of the LORD they set out.
And sometimes the cloud remained from evening until morning. And when the cloud lifted in the morning, they set out, or if it continued for a day and a night, when the cloud lifted they set out.
Whether it was two days, or a month, or a longer time, that the cloud continued over the tabernacle, abiding there, the people of Israel 6remained in camp and did not set out, but when it lifted they set out.
References for Numbers 9:22
At the command of the LORD they camped, and at the command of the LORD they set out. 7They kept the charge of the LORD, at the command of the LORD by Moses.
References for Numbers 9:23
[See ver. 19 above]