Deuteronomy 33:26

Hebrew Bible

25 The bars of your gates will be made of iron and bronze, and may you have lifelong strength.” 26There is no one like God, O Jeshurun, who rides through the sky to help you, on the clouds in majesty. 27 The everlasting God is a refuge, and underneath you are his eternal arms; he has driven out enemies before you, and has said, ‘Destroy!’ 28 Israel lives in safety, the fountain of Jacob is quite secure, in a land of grain and new wine; indeed, its heavens rain down dew.

Isaiah 19:1

Hebrew Bible

1 This is an oracle about Egypt: Look, the Lord rides on a swift-moving cloud and approaches Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him; the Egyptians lose their courage. 2 “I will provoke civil strife in Egypt: brothers will fight with one another, as will neighbors, cities, and kingdoms. 3 The Egyptians will panic, and I will confuse their strategy. They will seek guidance from the idols and from the spirits of the dead, from the pits used to conjure up underworld spirits, and from the magicians.

 Notes and References

"... The second strophe (vv. 4-6) is a call to praise that continues what is said earlier and presents YHWH as the Champion of the oppressed, Who exercises His office of a Father and an Advocate from His “holy habitation.” There is an interpretive issue in verse 4 in relation to the phrase lārōḵêḇ bā‘ărāḇōwṯ. If taken as “He Who of the clouds,” as opposed to “He Who rides the deserts,” which is strongly favored due to verse 33, which depicts God as the one who “rides on the sky,” this title has vast intertextual connections extending all the way through the Old Testament canon (Deuteronomy 33:26; Psalm 18:10; 68:33; Isaiah 19:1; Daniel 7:13) into the New (Matthew 24:30; 26:64 cf. Mark 13:26, 14:62; Luke 21:27; Acts 1:9) ..."

Leliovskyi, Mykola Biblical Intertextuality: Explained and Illustrated (p. 17) European Bible Training Center, 2015

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