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

By Stuckenbruck, Loren T.

The amount is a statement on 1 Enoch chapters 91-108 that starts off with the Ethiopic textual content culture but in addition takes the Greek and Aramaic (Dead Sea Scrolls) proof under consideration. This element of 1 Enoch, which incorporates fabric from not less than 5 varied files composed it slow in the course of the second century BCE, offers a window into the early phases of the reception of the earliest Enoch culture, because it was once being negotiated in terms of elitist non secular rivals, at the one hand, and on the subject of different Jewish traditions that have been flourishing on the time. The remark, first and foremost of which there's an in depth advent, is dependent within the following approach: 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 details on a whole variety of diversifications one of the manuscripts. This, in flip, is by way of a normal touch upon the unit of textual content; after this there are distinctive notes on each one subdivision of the textual content which try to situate the content material in the flow of biblical interpretation and constructing Jewish traditions of the second one Temple interval. The 5 records 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) delivery of Noah (106-107); and (5) the Eschatological Appendix (108).

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Gabriele Boccaccini and John J. Collins, The Early Enoch Literature (Leiden: Brill, 2007), pp. 41–63. See Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch 1, pp. 22, 25, 132, and 335–37 for the views being summarised here. Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch 1, pp. 25–26. See Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch 1, p. 25 and “Response on the Commentary on 1 Enoch”, in eds. Jacob Neusner and Alan J. Avery-Peck, George Nickelsburg in Perspective. 417. 16 Introduction Furthermore, the notion of “testament”, if understood as a literary genre, is surely misleading.

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