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cainan Lidonnici and Lieber (2007), Heavenly Tablets: Interpretation, Identity and Tradition in Ancient Judaism, 37
Reed (2005), Fallen Angels and the History of Judaism and Christianity: The Reception of Enochic Literature. 89, 92, 93
Stuckenbruck (2007), 1 Enoch 91-108, 220

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1. Anon., Jubilees, 4.28, 8.2-8.3, 10.3-10.6 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)
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 Found in books: Lidonnici and Lieber (2007), Heavenly Tablets: Interpretation, Identity and Tradition in Ancient Judaism, 37; Reed (2005), Fallen Angels and the History of Judaism and Christianity: The Reception of Enochic Literature. 89, 92, 93; Stuckenbruck (2007), 1 Enoch 91-108, 220

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4.28 And he testified to the Watchers, who had sinned with the daughters of men; 4 And in the third week in the second jubilee she gave birth to Cain, and in the fourth she gave birth to Abel, and in the fifth she gave birth to her daughter ’Âwân. ,And in the first (year) of the third jubilee, Cain slew Abel because (God) accepted the sacrifice of Abel, and did not accept the offering of Cain.,And he slew him in the field: and his blood cried from the ground to heaven, complaining because he had slain him. ,And the Lord reproved Cain because of Abel, because he had slain him, and he made him a fugitive on the earth because of the blood of his brother, and he cursed him upon the earth.,And on this account it is written on the heavenly tables, "Cursed is he who smiteth his neighbour treacherously, and let all who have seen and heard say, So be it;,and the man who hath seen and not declared (it), let him be accursed as the other.",And for this reason we announce when we come before the Lord our God all the sin which is committed in heaven and on earth, and in light and in darkness, and everywhere.,And Adam and his wife mourned for Abel four weeks of years,,and in the fourth year of the fifth week they became joyful, and Adam knew his wife again, and she bare him a son, and he called his name Seth; for he said "God hath raised up a second seed unto us on the earth instead of Abel; for Cain slew him." ,And in the sixth week he begat his daughter ’Azûrâ.,And Cain took ’Âwân his sister to be his wife and she bare him Enoch at the close of the fourth jubilee.,And in the first year of the first week of the fifth jubilee, houses were built on the earth, and Cain built a city, and called its name after the name of his son Enoch. ,And Adam knew Eve his wife and she bare yet nine sons.,And in the fifth week of the fifth jubilee Seth took ’Azûrâ his sister to be his wife, and in the fourth (year of the sixth week) she bare him Enos.r He began to call on the name of the Lord on the earth.,And in the seventh jubilee in the third week Enos took Nôâm his sister to be his wife, and she bare him a son in the third year of the fifth week, and he called his name Ke.,And at the close of the eighth jubilee Ke took Mûalêlêth his sister to be his wife, and she bare him a son in the ninth jubilee, in the first week in the third year of this week, and he called his name Mahalalel.,And in the second week of the tenth jubilee Mahalalel took unto him to wife Dînâh, the daughter of Barâkî’êl the daughter of his father\'s brother, and she bare him a son in the third week in the sixth year, and he called his name Jared;,for in his days the angels of the Lord descended on the earth, those who are named the Watchers, that they should instruct the children of men, and that they should do judgment and uprightness on the earth.,And in the eleventh jubilee Jared took to himself a wife, and her name was Bâraka, the daughter of Râsûjâl, a daughter of his father\'s brother, in the fourth week of this jubilee,,and she bare him a son in the fifth week, in the fourth year of the jubilee, and he called his name Enoch.,And he was the first among men that are born on earth who learnt writing and knowledge and wisdom,and who wrote down the signs of heaven according to the order of their months in a book, that men might know the seasons of the years according to the order of their separate months.,And he was the first to write a testimony, and he testified to the sons of men among the generations of the earth, and recounted the weeks of the jubilees, and made known to them the days of the years, and set in order the months and recounted the Sabbaths of the years as we made (them) known to him.,And what was and what will be he saw in a vision of his sleep, as it will happen to the children of men throughout their generations until the day of judgment; ,he saw and understood everything, and wrote his testimony, and placed the testimony on earth for all the children of men and for their generations.,And in the twelfth jubilee, in the seventh week thereof, he took to himself a wife, and her name was Ednî, the daughter of Dânêl, the daughter of his father\'s brother, and in the sixth year in this week she bare him a son and he called his name Methuselah.,And he was moreover with the angels of God these six jubilees of years, and they showed him everything which is on earth and in the heavens, the rule of the sun, and he wrote down everything.,And he testified to the Watchers, who had sinned with the daughters of men;,for these had begun to unite themselves, so as to be defiled, with the daughters of men, and Enoch testified against (them) all.,And he was taken from amongst the children of men, and we conducted him into the Garden of Eden in majesty and honour,,and behold there he writeth down the condemnation and judgment of the world, and all the wickedness of the children of men.,And on account of it (God) brought the waters of the flood upon all the land of Eden; for there he was set as a sign and that he should testify against all the children of men, that he should recount all the deeds of the generations until the day of condemnation.,And he burnt the incense of the sanctuary, (even) sweet spices, acceptable before the Lord on the Mount.,For the Lord hath four places on the earth, the Garden of Eden, and the Mount of the East, and this mountain on which thou art this day, Mount Sinai, and Mount Zion (which) will be sanctified in the new creation for a sanctification of the earth;,through it will the earth be sanctified from all (its) guilt and its uncleanness throughout the generations of the world.,And in the fourteenth jubilee Methuselah took unto himself a wife, Ednâ the daughter of ’Âzrîâl, the daughter of his father\'s brother, in the third week, in the first year of this week, and he begat a son and called his name Lamech.,And in the fifteenth jubilee in the third week Lamech took to himself a wife, and her name was Bêtênôs the daughter of Bârâkî’îl, the daughter of his father\'s brother, and in this week she bare him a son,and he called his name Noah, saying, "This one will comfort me for my trouble and all my work, and for the ground which the Lord hath cursed.",And at the close of the nineteenth jubilee, in the seventh week in the sixth year thereof, Adam died, and all his sons buried him in the land of his creation, and he was the first to be buried in the earth.,And he lacked seventy years of one thousand years; for one thousand years are as one day in the testimony of the heavens,and therefore was it written concerning the tree of knowledge: "On the day that ye eat thereof ye will die." ,For this reason he did not complete the years of this day; for he died during it.,At the close of this jubilee Cain was killed after him in the same year; for his house fell upon him and he died in the midst of his house, and he was killed by its stones,,for with a stone he had killed Abel, and by a stone was he killed in righteous judgment.,For this reason it was ordained on the heavenly tables: "With the instrument with which a man killeth his neighbour with the same shall he be killed; after the manner that he wounded him, in like manner shall they deal with him.",And in the twenty-fifth jubilee Noah took to himself a wife, and her name was ’Ĕmzârâ, the daughter of Râkê’êl, the daughter of his father\'s brother, in the first year in the fifth week:,and in the third year thereof she bare him Shem, in the fifth year thereof she bare him Ham, and in the first year in the sixth week she bare him Japheth.8.2 and she bare him a son in the third year in this week, and he called his name Kâinâm. 8.3 And the son grew, and his father taught him writing, and he went to seek for himself a place where he might seize for himself a city.
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And he prayed before the Lord his God, and said: God of the spirits of all flesh, who hast shown mercy unto me, And hast saved me and my sons from the waters of the flood, And hast not caused me to perish as Thou didst the sons of perdition; 10.4 For Thy grace hath been great towards me, And great hath been Thy mercy to my soul; 10.5 Let Thy grace be lift up upon my sons, 10.6 But do Thou bless me and my sons, that we may increase and multiply and replenish the earth. ' None



Please note: the results are produced through a computerized process which may frequently lead to errors, both in incorrect tagging and in other issues. Please use with caution.
Due to load times, full text fetching is currently attempted for validated results only.
Full texts for Hebrew Bible and rabbinic texts is kindly supplied by Sefaria; for Greek and Latin texts, by Perseus Scaife, for the Quran, by Tanzil.net

For a list of book indices included, see here.