Psalm 104:4

Hebrew Bible

1 Praise the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are magnificent. You are robed in splendor and majesty. 2 He covers himself with light as if it were a garment. He stretches out the skies like a tent curtain 3 and lays the beams on water in his upper rooms3. He makes the clouds his chariot and travels on the wings of the wind. 4 He makes the winds his messengers and the flaming fire his attendant. 5 He established the earth on its foundations; it will never be moved.

1 Enoch 61:6


5 And these measures shall uncover all the secrets of the depths of the earth, and those who were destroyed in the wilderness, and those devoured by beasts, and those eaten by the fish of the sea, that they may return and rely on the day of the Chosen One; for none shall be destroyed before the Lord of Spirits, nor can any be destroyed. 6 And all who dwell above in heaven received a command and power and one voice and one light like fire. 7 And with their first words, they blessed, extolled, and praised with wisdom, and they were wise in speech and in the spirit of life.

 Notes and References

"... The wording is correct. Enoch reports being summoned by clouds and a mist. The language (for the clouds, at least) is likely describing divine messengers, since it is similar to that used in Scripture (Psalm 104:4). Verse 11 validates this approach, as its language is similar to Ezekiel 1. The full description in the verse makes it evident that Enoch is being transported, not just summoned, by these forces or figures. The reference to a mist may reflect God’s abode “upon the waters” above the firmament covering the world in ancient cosmology (Psalm 29:10) ..."

Heiser, Michael S. A Companion to the Book of Enoch: A Reader’s Commentary, Vol. 1 (p. 144) Defender Publishing, 2019

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