1 Enoch 91-108 (Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature by Stuckenbruck, Loren T.

By Stuckenbruck, Loren T.

The amount is a remark on 1 Enoch chapters 91-108 that starts off with the Ethiopic textual content culture but additionally takes the Greek and Aramaic (Dead Sea Scrolls) facts into consideration. This part of 1 Enoch, which includes fabric from no less than 5 diverse records composed your time throughout the 2d century BCE, offers a window into the early levels of the reception of the earliest Enoch culture, because it used to be being negotiated in terms of elitist non secular rivals, at the one hand, and in terms of different Jewish traditions that have been flourishing on the time. The observation, at first of which there's an in depth advent, is established within the following method: there's a translation for every unit of textual content (including the Greek and Aramaic the place it exists, with the Greek and Ethiopic translations awarded synoptically), via designated textual notes that justify the interpretation and supply info on a whole variety of diversifications one of the manuscripts. This, in flip, is through a normal touch upon the unit of textual content; after this there are particular notes on each one subdivision of the textual content which try and situate the content material in the movement of biblical interpretation and constructing Jewish traditions of the second one Temple interval. The 5 files in 1 Enoch 91-108 are handled within the following order: (1) Apocalypse of Weeks (93:1-10; 91:11-17); (2) Admonition (91:1-10, 18-19); (3) Epistle of Enoch (92:1-5; 93:11-105:2; (4) start of Noah (106-107); and (5) the Eschatological Appendix (108).

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