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Anon., Joseph And Aseneth, 2.11


nanAnd they used to wait on Aseneth, and were of the same age as she was, for they were all born on the same night as Aseneth; and they were very beautiful, like the stars of heaven, and no man or boy had ever had anything to do with them.


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1. Septuagint, Tobit, 3.17 (th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

3.17. And Raphael was sent to heal the two of them: to scale away the white films of Tobits eyes; to give Sarah the daughter of Raguel in marriage to Tobias the son of Tobit, and to bind Asmodeus the evil demon, because Tobias was entitled to possess her. At that very moment Tobit returned and entered his house and Sarah the daughter of Raguel came down from her upper room.
2. Hebrew Bible, Genesis, 26.8, 37.34 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

26.8. וַיְהִי כִּי אָרְכוּ־לוֹ שָׁם הַיָּמִים וַיַּשְׁקֵף אֲבִימֶלֶךְ מֶלֶךְ פְּלִשְׁתִּים בְּעַד הַחַלּוֹן וַיַּרְא וְהִנֵּה יִצְחָק מְצַחֵק אֵת רִבְקָה אִשְׁתּוֹ׃ 37.34. וַיִּקְרַע יַעֲקֹב שִׂמְלֹתָיו וַיָּשֶׂם שַׂק בְּמָתְנָיו וַיִּתְאַבֵּל עַל־בְּנוֹ יָמִים רַבִּים׃ 26.8. And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife." 37.34. And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days."
3. Hebrew Bible, Psalms, 102.8 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

102.8. שָׁקַדְתִּי וָאֶהְיֶה כְּצִפּוֹר בּוֹדֵד עַל־גָּג׃ 102.8. I watch, and am become like a sparrow that is alone upon the housetop."
4. Hebrew Bible, 1 Kings, 2, 1 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Hebrew Bible, 2 Kings, 9.30 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9.30. And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her eyes, and attired her head, and looked out at the window."
6. Hebrew Bible, 2 Samuel, 3.31, 6.14-6.16, 11.2, 16.22 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3.31. וַיֹּאמֶר דָּוִד אֶל־יוֹאָב וְאֶל־כָּל־הָעָם אֲשֶׁר־אִתּוֹ קִרְעוּ בִגְדֵיכֶם וְחִגְרוּ שַׂקִּים וְסִפְדוּ לִפְנֵי אַבְנֵר וְהַמֶּלֶךְ דָּוִד הֹלֵךְ אַחֲרֵי הַמִּטָּה׃ 6.14. וְדָוִד מְכַרְכֵּר בְּכָל־עֹז לִפְנֵי יְהוָה וְדָוִד חָגוּר אֵפוֹד בָּד׃ 6.15. וְדָוִד וְכָל־בֵּית יִשְׂרָאֵל מַעֲלִים אֶת־אֲרוֹן יְהוָה בִּתְרוּעָה וּבְקוֹל שׁוֹפָר׃ 6.16. וְהָיָה אֲרוֹן יְהוָה בָּא עִיר דָּוִד וּמִיכַל בַּת־שָׁאוּל נִשְׁקְפָה בְּעַד הַחַלּוֹן וַתֵּרֶא אֶת־הַמֶּלֶךְ דָּוִד מְפַזֵּז וּמְכַרְכֵּר לִפְנֵי יְהוָה וַתִּבֶז לוֹ בְּלִבָּהּ׃ 11.2. וְהָיָה אִם־תַּעֲלֶה חֲמַת הַמֶּלֶךְ וְאָמַר לְךָ מַדּוּעַ נִגַּשְׁתֶּם אֶל־הָעִיר לְהִלָּחֵם הֲלוֹא יְדַעְתֶּם אֵת אֲשֶׁר־יֹרוּ מֵעַל הַחוֹמָה׃ 11.2. וַיְהִי לְעֵת הָעֶרֶב וַיָּקָם דָּוִד מֵעַל מִשְׁכָּבוֹ וַיִּתְהַלֵּךְ עַל־גַּג בֵּית־הַמֶּלֶךְ וַיַּרְא אִשָּׁה רֹחֶצֶת מֵעַל הַגָּג וְהָאִשָּׁה טוֹבַת מַרְאֶה מְאֹד׃ 16.22. וַיַּטּוּ לְאַבְשָׁלוֹם הָאֹהֶל עַל־הַגָּג וַיָּבֹא אַבְשָׁלוֹם אֶל־פִּלַגְשֵׁי אָבִיו לְעֵינֵי כָּל־יִשְׂרָאֵל׃ 3.31. And David said to Yo᾽av, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird yourselves with sackcloth, and mourn before Avner. And king David himself followed the bier." 6.14. And David leaped about before the Lord with all his might; and David was girded with a linen efod." 6.15. So David and all the house of Yisra᾽el brought up the ark of the Lord with shouting, and with the sound of the shofar." 6.16. And as the ark of the Lord came into the city of David, Mikhal, Sha᾽ul’s daughter looked through a window, and saw king David dancing and leaping before the Lord; and she despised him in her heart." 11.2. And it came to pass one evening, that David arose from his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king’s house: and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very fair to look upon." 16.22. So they spread Avshalom a pavilion on the top of the house; and Avshalom went in to his father’s concubines in the sight of all Yisra᾽el."
7. Septuagint, Tobit, 3.17 (4th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

3.17. And Raphael was sent to heal the two of them: to scale away the white films of Tobits eyes; to give Sarah the daughter of Raguel in marriage to Tobias the son of Tobit, and to bind Asmodeus the evil demon, because Tobias was entitled to possess her. At that very moment Tobit returned and entered his house and Sarah the daughter of Raguel came down from her upper room.
8. Septuagint, 2 Maccabees, 3.19 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

3.19. Women, girded with sackcloth under their breasts, thronged the streets. Some of the maidens who were kept indoors ran together to the gates, and some to the walls, while others peered out of the windows.'
9. Septuagint, Judith, 4.10-4.11, 4.14, 9.1, 10.3 (2nd cent. BCE - 0th cent. CE)

4.10. They and their wives and their children and their cattle and every resident alien and hired laborer and purchased slave -- they all girded themselves with sackcloth. 4.11. And all the men and women of Israel, and their children, living at Jerusalem, prostrated themselves before the temple and put ashes on their heads and spread out their sackcloth before the Lord. 4.14. And Joakim the high priest and all the priests who stood before the Lord and ministered to the Lord, with their loins girded with sackcloth, offered the continual burnt offerings and the vows and freewill offerings of the people. 9.1. Then Judith fell upon her face, and put ashes on her head, and uncovered the sackcloth she was wearing; and at the very time when that evening's incense was being offered in the house of God in Jerusalem, Judith cried out to the Lord with a loud voice, and said 10.3. and she removed the sackcloth which she had been wearing, and took off her widow's garments, and bathed her body with water, and anointed herself with precious ointment, and combed her hair and put on a tiara, and arrayed herself in her gayest apparel, which she used to wear while her husband Manasseh was living.
10. Septuagint, 3 Maccabees, 1.18-1.20 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

1.18. The virgins who had been enclosed in their chambers rushed out with their mothers, sprinkled their hair with dust, and filled the streets with groans and lamentations. 1.19. Those women who had recently been arrayed for marriage abandoned the bridal chambers prepared for wedded union, and, neglecting proper modesty, in a disorderly rush flocked together in the city.
11. Anon., Joseph And Aseneth, 1.5, 2.1, 4.2, 8.5, 22.7



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abimelech,king of gerar Gera (2014), Judith, 263
absalom Gera (2014), Judith, 263
adonijah Gera (2014), Judith, 263
aseneth Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202; Gera (2014), Judith, 263
bathsheba Gera (2014), Judith, 263
biblical women,watch at windows Gera (2014), Judith, 263
changing,tearing Gera (2014), Judith, 263
conversion Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202
david Gera (2014), Judith, 263
jacob Gera (2014), Judith, 263
jezebel Gera (2014), Judith, 263
joseph Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202
joseph and aseneth Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202
judith,complex character Gera (2014), Judith, 263
judith,piety and asceticism Gera (2014), Judith, 263
judith,seclusion Gera (2014), Judith, 263
judith,widow Gera (2014), Judith, 263
maids and female servants Gera (2014), Judith, 263
michal Gera (2014), Judith, 263
mourning Gera (2014), Judith, 263
novel,greek/jewish Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202
pentephres Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202
potiphar' Bloch (2022), Ancient Jewish Diaspora: Essays on Hellenism, 202
roofs,biblical,judiths Gera (2014), Judith, 263
roofs,biblical Gera (2014), Judith, 263
rooms,upper Gera (2014), Judith, 263
sackcloth Gera (2014), Judith, 263
sarah,tobias wife Gera (2014), Judith, 263
sexual encounters Gera (2014), Judith, 263
sisera,mother of Gera (2014), Judith, 263
solomon Gera (2014), Judith, 263
tents,judiths Gera (2014), Judith, 263
vulgate judith Gera (2014), Judith, 263
widows,clothing of Gera (2014), Judith, 263