For the Israelites, they had been enslaved and forced to hard labor. After 10 plagues, they had finally been able to leave Egypt but they didn’t get too far down the road before Pharaoh had a change of heart and sent his army after them.
Visitors to the zoo were surprised to see the exhibit labeled “Coexistence” containing a lion and some lambs. the zookeeper explained there was nothing to it. “All I have to do every now and then is add a few fresh lambs.” Unity and peace can be hard to come by