Numbers Chapter 10

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

The catching up of both Enoch and Elijah provide a pattern for the resurrection, translation and catching up (Rapture) of the saints in the N.T. The key scripture however that puts it all together is 1 Thess.4:13-19.

Numbers 10:1-7

Note vs.7 could give a hint of the last trump in 1Corinthians15:52.

Genesis 5:23-24 (P)

2 Kings 2:11-12

John 14:1-3

1 Corinthians 15:51-58

Philippians 3:21

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture to all the other links.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-18

our gathering to Him

Hebrews 11:5

2 Peter 2:9

1 John 3:2-3

Jude 1:21

Revelation 4:1

Revelation 11:11-12

FER v12, pp436,437

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Day of Jehovah cometh, trumpet blown, and darkness. See links in Isaiah 2:12. Note also further references to the trumpet and darkness.

Numbers 10:1-2

Silver Trumpets.

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 18:3

Trumpet is blown.

Isaiah 27:13

Trumpet shall be blown.

Isaiah 58:1

Lift up thy voice like a trumpet.

Joel 2:1-2,10-11 (P)

Joel 2:31

Sun shall be changed to darkness.

Zephaniah 1:16

A day of the trumpet.

Zechariah 9:14

The Lord Jehovah will blow the trumpet.

Acts 2:19-20

Peter quotes Joel in his preaching.

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 8:6

Angel that had the 7 trumpets.

Revelation 16:10-11

Kingdom of the beast becomes darkened.

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

This section stresses the truth of resurrection and change making ready for the catching up of the saints in 1 Thess 4:13-18. See many references in Gen 5:23,24.

Numbers 10:5-7

Order of the last trump (vs.52) to pattern of the silver trumpets.

Genesis 5:24

Matthew 27:52-53


1 Corinthians 15:51-58 (P)

JT v5, pp251

JND v5, pp229,230

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp262

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp253

JND Collected writings.