If a group that is in some kind of a relationship suddenly begins to feel that it is seized by egoistic desires and people are internally estranging from each other, this means that they are ruled by pharaoh, their egoism. This condition is called expulsion from spirituality. This is not a physical, but a sensory feeling.
Comment: Even from history it is known that during those periods people were practically not exiled physically, and during what are called the Babylonian, Assyrian exile, people remained in place, and only the ruling elite was exiled.
From KabTV’s “Systematic Analysis of the Development of the People of Israel,” 7/29/19