verses describing other objects as vehicles
in the Bible
A Range of Descriptions
Flying furnaces, burning bushes, eagles wings, smokes, stars, and other objects
are some of the other descriptions the ancient authors
describe the fleet vehicles of the Elohiym.
Glowing Object Passes Over
And it came to
pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a
and a burning lamp
between those pieces.
perhaps the first indication that a glowing,
flying object is associated with God.
The word 'passed'
is more properly rendered 'passed
fire. So what is being said is
that something resembling a shining, vaporous firepot passed over after dark.
angel of the Lord appeared
unto him in a
flame of fire
out of the
midst of a bush:
and he looked, and, behold, the bush
burned with fire,
and the bush was not
And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush
is not burnt.
And when the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God
called unto him out of the midst
of the bush, and said,
Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.
A glowing object, resembling a bramble,
appears on the ground. It is from this bramble-like object that Yhovah speaks to Moses.
Note that he sees
the light that seems to be a fire,
is not consuming the object.
The object is glowing, not burning.
Since, in other
contacts mankind in glowing, flying objects, and not glowing bushes,
this is something on the ground other than a burning bush. Further examination
of the method God uses to present himself will show that this is more likely a
flying craft that is on the ground.
Ye have seen what I did
unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on
and brought you unto myself.
reminds them of how he dealt with Egypt and He associates flight with the
' and '
you unto myself'
' means to lift ) Another way
this verse can be read is; You saw what I did in Egypt and how I flew. Yhovah
impresses His power of flight and the devastation he inflicted on the
And thou shalt set bounds
unto the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, that ye go not up
into the mount, or touch the border of it:
whosoever toucheth the mount shall
be surely put to death:
There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot
through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the
long, they shall come up to the
Moses that the area near the landing sight is dangerous and to keep the people
away. This is the first time the power connected to this craft takes on a real
Descends With Great Commotion
And Mount Sinai was altogether on a
because the Lord descended
upon it in fire: and the
smoke thereof ascended
smoke of a furnace,
and the whole mount
And when the voice of the
trumpet sounded long, and
waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice.
whole mountain is enveloped in a glowing,
smoky vapor, the mountain is vibrating
and the vehicle is emitting the sound of a loud ramís horn. The
vehicle causes vibrations.
Danger Around The Craft
And the Lord said unto Moses, Go
down, charge the people, lest they break through unto the Lord to gaze, and
many of them perish.
And let the priests also, which come near to the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest
the Lord break forth upon them.
And Moses said unto the Lord, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou
chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and sanctify it.
And the Lord said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou,
and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people break through to
come up unto the Lord, lest he break forth upon them.
So Moses went down unto the people, and spake unto them.
Moses up to specifically warn him about the extremely dangerous environment
around the craft and tells him to warn his people.
And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved
work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.
Clearness = brightness, the body
= the substance, heaven = sky,
A Cherub And Flies
22:10 He bowed the
heavens also, and came down; and
was under his feet.
11 And he
rode upon a cherub, and did fly:
and he was seen upon the
wings of the wind.
darkness' under his feet
can be rendered as low clouds which ties into the next verse.. Yhovah rides on a
and flies on the edge of the wind.
This could indicate a smooth, soaring-like
flight much like a glider.
Wings = extreme edge
Chariot Of The Cherubim
for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the pattern of the
chariot of the Cherubims,
that spread out their wings, and covered the ark of the covenant of the Lord.
Is this to
be a representation of Yhovahís flying vehicles?
A Cherub On The Wind
he rode upon a cherub, and
did fly: yea, he did
fly upon the wings of the
on a cherub and rapidly on the wings of the wind. Second
= to dart or fly rapidly.
The Shade Of Elohiym's Wing
How excellent is thy loving
kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the
shadow of thy wings.
Be merciful unto me, O God, be
merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the
shadow of thy wings
will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
I will cry unto God most
high; unto God that
performeth all things for me.
The wing of
Elohiym provides protection. Elohiym is elevated.
He shall cover thee
with his feathers, and
his wings shalt thou trust:
his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Wings of the Wind
Who layeth the beams of his
chambers in the waters: who maketh the
clouds his chariot:
who walketh upon the
thick clouds his vehicles and travels on the edge of the wind.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise
God in his sanctuary:
praise him in the firmament of
Elohiym is in a
holy place that is an expanse.
the Lord will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her
assemblies, a cloud and smoke
by day, and the shining of a
flaming fire by night: for
upon all the glory shall be a defence.
by day, will
place an object like a glorious canopy over Mount Zion. At night
it will appear, glowing brilliantly.
The appearance of them is as the
appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.
Like the noise of chariots
on the tops of mountains
shall they leap,
like the noise of a flame
of fire that devoureth the
stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Signs in the Sky
I will shew wonders in
the heavens and in the
earth, blood, and
and pillars of smoke.
The sun shall be turned
into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of
the Lord come.
display wonders in the sky including fire and smoky clouds.
Then I turned, and lifted up mine
eyes, and looked, and behold
a flying roll.
And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a
the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits.
Zechariah sees a
35 feet long and 18 feet wide.
A Moving And
When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo,
which they saw in the east,
went before them, till it
came and stood over where
the young child was.
A star moves
through the sky and hovers over Jesus.
Light In A Bush
And when forty years were
expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sina
an angel of the Lord in a flame of
fire in a bush.
referring to the first recorded encounter of Moses with the Elohiym.
Descends From The Sky
and a certain vessel
descending unto him, as it
had been a great sheet knit
at the four corners, and let down to the earth:
craft descending from the sky.
Apparatus Ascends Into The Sky
This was done thrice: and the
vessel was received up
again into heaven.
ascended into the sky.
Descends From The Sky
was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision,
A certain vessel descend,
as it had been a great sheet,
let down from heaven
by four corners; and it came even to me:
describes the encounter mentioned in verse
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