Not only is the whole atmosphere Christian in colouring, but we actually find the Greek gods in the guise of Enoch, Elijah, &c., while Philip is a Christian martyr, and Alexander himself a great apostle, even a saint; quotations from the Bible are frequent.
3; Ethiopic Enoch, lx.
Schmidt gave himself out as the incarnation of Enoch, and prophesied the approaching fall of the Church of Rome, the overthrow of the ancient sacraments, and the triumph of flagellation as the only road to salvation.
The Messiah's preexistent state before the creation of the world is asserted in the Book of Enoch (xlviii.
On apocalyptic generally the introductions to Charles's Book of Enoch, Apocalypse of Baruch, Ascension of Isaiah and Book of Jubilees, should be carefully noted.
Charles has done much by his editions to restore to their proper prominence in connexion with Jewish history the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, The Book of Jubilees, Enoch, &c. But Scharer gives a complete bibliography to which it must suffice to refer.
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27; Enoch lxix.
A similar story appears in the Book of Enoch, and Tertullian has much to say about the wicked angels who revealed to men the knowledge of gold and silver, of lustrous stones, and of the power of herbs, and who introduced the arts of astrology and magic upon the earth.
4; Enoch lxii.
In the Book of Enoch (xci.
Charles, The Doctrine of a Future Life (1899); Book of the Secrets of Enoch (1896), pp. xxvii - xxx, ch.
3-8 (notes); Book of Enoch (index, s.v.
Alten Orients (Leipzig, 1906), pp. 220 seq.; also Enoch, Lamech.
24, the reader is left to recognize Enoch from his knowledge of the Biblical narrative.) In the second part of the book there is no expression of "messianic" hope; in the first part the picture of the national future agrees in general (if its expressions are to be taken literally) with that given in the book of Daniel: the Jews are to have dominion over the peoples (iii.
24, the Greek translation of the Hebrew "Satan"); the role assigned him (envy) is similar to that expressed in "Secrets of Enoch," xxxi.
In this regard a comparison between them and Daniel, Enoch and Psalms of Solomon is instructive.
4, 9) the book, until the time of its fulfilment had arrived; for that it was not designed for his own generation but for far-distant ages (1 Enoch i.
2 Thus Jude quotes the Book of Enoch by name, while undoubted use of this book appears in the four gospels and i Peter.
The genuineness and inspiration of Enoch were believed in by the writer of the Ep. of Barnabas, Irenaeus, Tertullian and Clement of Alexandria.
Again, the Slavonic Enoch goes back undoubtedly in parts to a Semitic original, though most of it was written by a Greek Jew in Egypt.
6 a the temple, and so generation after generation the hope of the kingdom persisted, sustained most probably by ever-fresh reinterpretations of ancient prophecy, till in the first half of the 2nd century the delay is explained in the Books of Daniel and Enoch as due not to man's shortcomings but to the counsels of God.
25-27) as 70 weeks of years, of which 691 have already expired, while the writer of Enoch (lxxxv.
As the world was made in six days its history would be accomplished in six thousand years, since each day with God was as a thousand years and a thousand years as one day; and as the six days of creation were followed by one of rest, so the six thousand years of the world's history would be followed by a rest of a thousand years (2 Enoch xxxii.
The references to Enoch (principally ver.
I have begun to read "Enoch Arden," and I know several of the great poet's poems by heart.