The book of Enoch : translated from the Ethiopic, with by George Henry Schodde

By George Henry Schodde

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This will suffice as an apology for a brand new translation of Enoch. within the translation the item has been to render as actually as attainable, no matter if thereby the English should still develop into a bit harsh. in fact the notes don't pre are inclined to get to the bottom of the entire mysteries during this such a lot mysterious of books; however it is was hoping they are going to be of a few tips in knowing those intricacies. clearly, those and the creation are, partly, a compilation; however the strategies of others were used with judgment and discrimination, and the resources are indicated. In all questions the author has been self sustaining, as might be visible through the truth that he has usually departed from overwhelmed paths.

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This verse is freely quoted by Clemens Alex. in Eclog. , ed. Sylburg, p. —4. Cf. note on 7:6. 9. Surjan and Urjan are Suriel and Uriel, four of the highest angels. ) know of Michael and Gabriel, but Suriel and especially Uriel are well known in later rabbinical theology as HTR; cf. g. Talm. Babyl. Berachoth, fol. 51ª. Generally, however, these four are Michael, Gabriel, Uriel, and Raphael; cf. Buxtorf, Lex. p. 27; and Syncellus gives this passage twice with these last names, and undoubtedly correctly.

11. And the spirits of the giants, who cast themselves upon the clouds, will be destroyed and fall, and will battle and cause destruction on the earth, and do evil; they will take no kind of food, nor will they become thirsty, and they will be invisible. 12. ) rise up against the children of men and against the women, because they have proceeded from them. In the days of murder and destruction. C HAP. —and of the death of the giants, when the spirits have proceeded from the bodies, their flesh shall decay without judgment; thus they shall be destroyed till that day when the great judgment over all the great world shall be completed over the watchers and the impious.

7. ” 8. And the vision appeared to me thus: behold, clouds in the vision invited me and a fog invited me; and the course of the stars and lightning drove and pressed me, and the winds in the vision gave me wings and drove me. 9. And they lifted me up into heaven, and I went till I approached near a wall which was built of crystals and a tongue of fire surrounded it; and it began to cause me to fear. 10. And I went into the tongue of fire and approached near to a large house, which was built of crystals, and the walls of this house were like a floor inlaid with crystals, and the groundwork was of crystals.

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