1 Corinthians 10:1 | Why does Paul refer to the ones who came out of Egypt as "our fathers"?

Sep 8, 2021    Josh Strelecki, Keith R. Blades
Why does Paul refer to the ones who came out of Egypt as “our fathers” when he says, “Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea”? Is it the same as the fatherhood of Abraham, as in Romans 4?