16:19 When 1 Korah assembled the whole community against them at the entrance of the tent of meeting, then the glory of the Lord appeared to the whole community.
16:42 When the community assembled 2 against Moses and Aaron, they turned toward the tent of meeting – and 3 the cloud covered it, and the glory of the Lord appeared.
1 tn This clause is clearly foundational for the clause that follows, the appearance of the
2 tn The temporal clause is constructed with the temporal indicator (“and it was”) followed by the Niphal infinitive construct and preposition.
3 tn The verse uses וְהִנֵּה (vÿhinneh, “and behold”). This is the deictic particle – it is used to point things out, suddenly calling attention to them, as if the reader were there. The people turned to look toward the tent – and there is the cloud!