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After viewing the Land of Promise from Mount Nebo, Moses dies, and Jehovah buries him in Moab, his tomb being unknown and unhonored to this day. He lived to be 120 years of age, but "his eye had not grown dim, and his vital strength had not fled." Jehovah had used him to perform great signs and miracles, and as the final chapter reports, there had not yet "risen up a prophet in Israel like Moses, whom Jehovah knew face to face."—34:7, 10.
Jude v9. Yet Michael the archangel, in contending with the devil, when he disputed about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a reviling accusation. In Mat 17v3 it was Moses and Elijah who appeares to the Lord, Peter James and John. Elijah was taken up to Heaven in a charriot. In Revelation 11v3 there are two witnesses who have power to shut heaven, so that no rain falls in the days of their prophecy; and they have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to strike the earth with all plagues, as often as they desire. These are similar to the miracles that Moses and Elijah performed while alive. I personally infer but cannot prove that these two witnesses are Moses and Elijah. It would seem that God still had another use for the body of Moses.(Although enoch was also raptured one has to remember that he was before Abraham and therefore not a Jew) Rev 11v7 When they finish their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit will make war against them, overcome them, and kill them. If this is indeed Moses and Elijah, they will both die a physical Bodily death.
My understanding of Jude v9 is that Moses died and was resurrected to heaven. Perhaps it was a good thing that his grave could not be found. Can you imagine all the pilgrimages to graves in the Holy Land? "Not even the chief angel Michael did this. In his quarrel with the Devil, when they argued about who would have the body of Moses, Michael did not dare condemn the Devil with insulting words, but said, “The Lord rebuke you!”"
Although Moses died the Bible implies he may have been resurrected when it talks about how Satan disputed with the Archangel Michael about the body of Moses (Jude 1:9). If Moses’ body was in the grave, what reason would Satan have to dispute over it? But if Moses was brought back to LIFE it would make sense why and, Elijah appeared before JESUS. Who better to encourage JESUS about going to the grave, being resurrected, and raptured than Elijah, who was raptured (who never saw death) and Moses (who rose from the dead)? There is an argument for both men still having their bodies. Why else would GOD pick these 2 to encourage JESUS? HE didn't pick Abraham, David or any of the other great prophets. But for some reason HE picked 2 of the only 3 guys that you could say never died (Elijah and Enoch definitely never died and still had their bodies), and Moses, who arguably was raised from the dead and had his body because we know Satan wanted his body back in the grave.
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