The Holy ARI on Parshat V’Zot HaBracha(Deut. 33-34)

In Moses’ farewell blessing to the Jewish people, the first instance of the word “came” is in the usual Hebrew (‘ba’), whereas the second instance of this word in the verse is in Aramaic [‘atah’]. Aramaic is considered an intermediary language, not understood by the angels. When G-d came to give the Torah to Israel, His coming was camouflaged in Aramaic so that the angels not make accusations against them and prevent the giving of the Torah:

http://www.kabbalaonline.org/kabbalah/article_cdo/aid/401229/jewish/The-Holy-Ari.htm

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  1. Mystical Classics on Parshat V’Zot HaBracha(Deut. 33-34)

    And according to the mystic teachings of the Kabbala, “the mighty hand” is the attribute of justice, similar to the expressions “the hand of the Eternal was upon me” and “for the hand of the Eternal hath wrought this”. Therefore it is said with reference to His judgment, “for the hand of the Eternal is gone forth against me”. And “the great terror” is the attribute of mercy, similar to what is written, “Him shall ye sanctify, and let Him be your fear”:

    http://www.kabbalaonline.org/kabbalah/article_cdo/aid/401230/jewish/Mystical-Classics.htm

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