God has countless chariots; they number in the thousands. The Lord comes from Sinai in holy splendor.
He said:The Lord came from Sinai and revealed himself to Israel from Seir. He appeared in splendor from Mount Paran, and came forth with ten thousand holy ones. With his right hand he gave a fiery law to them.
A river of fire was streaming forth and proceeding from his presence. Many thousands were ministering to him; Many tens of thousands stood ready to serve him. The court convened and the books were opened.
God said, "Do not approach any closer! Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground."
Let the priests also, who approach the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest the Lord break through against them."
As they were walking along and talking, suddenly a fiery chariot pulled by fiery horses appeared. They went between Elijah and Elisha, and Elijah went up to heaven in a windstorm.
He replied, "Don't be afraid, for our side outnumbers them."
Then I looked, and I saw one wheel on the ground beside each of the four beings.
Is the Lord mad at the rivers? Are you angry with the rivers? Are you enraged at the sea? Is this why you climb into your horse-drawn chariots, your victorious chariots?
Or do you think that I cannot call on my Father, and that he would send me more than twelve legions of angels right now?
Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels in a circle around the throne, as well as the living creatures and the elders. Their number was ten thousand times ten thousand -- thousands times thousands --