And the Lord appeared in the tabernacle in a pillar of
&c.] As he was wont to do, see ( Exodus 33:9 ) ; in which cloud there was a lustre, a brightness, a glory visible, which showed that he was there:
and the pillar of the cloud stood over the door of the
it seems to have appeared first in the tabernacle, and then it came out of it, and stood over the door of it, near to which Moses and Joshua were: the Targum of Jonathan adds,
``Moses and Joshua stood without;''though the former clause, according to Noldius F2, should be "over the tabernacle", or above where the cloud was wont to be.