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Philo Of Alexandria, On The Life Of Abraham, 262


nanThere is also another praise of him recorded in his honour and testified to in the holy scriptures, which Moses has written, in which it is related of him that he believed in God; which is a statement brief indeed in words, but of great magnitude and importance to be confirmed in fact.


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1. Septuagint, Tobit, 8.15 (10th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

8.15. Then Raguel blessed God and said, "Blessed art thou, O God, with every pure and holy blessing.Let thy saints and all thy creatures bless thee;let all thy angels and thy chosen people bless thee for ever.
2. Hebrew Bible, Genesis, a b c d\n0 "17.17" "17.17" "17 17"\n1 15.4 15.4 15 4 \n2 15.5 15.5 15 5 \n3 15.6 15.6 15 6 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

3. Hebrew Bible, Psalms, 34.10 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

4. Septuagint, Tobit, 8.15 (4th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

8.15. Then Raguel blessed God and said, "Blessed art thou, O God, with every pure and holy blessing.Let thy saints and all thy creatures bless thee;let all thy angels and thy chosen people bless thee for ever.
5. Anon., 1 Enoch, 48.7, 104.7 (3rd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

48.7. And the wisdom of the Lord of Spirits hath revealed him to the holy and righteous; For he hath preserved the lot of the righteous, Because they have hated and despised this world of unrighteousness, And have hated all its works and ways in the name of the Lord of Spirits: For in his name they are saved, And according to his good pleasure hath it been in regard to their life. 104.7. but keep afar from their violence; for ye shall become companions of the hosts of heaven. And, although ye sinners say: ' All our sins shall not be searched out and be written down, nevertheless
6. Septuagint, 3 Maccabees, 6.9 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

6.9. And now, you who hate insolence, all-merciful and protector of all, reveal yourself quickly to those of the nation of Israel -- who are being outrageously treated by the abominable and lawless Gentiles.
7. Philo of Alexandria, On The Life of Abraham, 264-276, 263 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

8. Philo of Alexandria, On The Change of Names, 184-185, 189-190, 180 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

180. For the fervid and glowing heat of that region does not suffer to to rest tranquil; on which account, overleaping many things, it is borne far beyond every boundary perceptible by the outward senses, to that which is compounded of ideas and appearances by the law of kindred. On which account in the good man there is a slight change, indivisible, unapportionable, not perceptible by the outward senses, but only by the intellect, and being in a manner independent of them. XXXIV.
9. Philo of Alexandria, On Curses, 28-30, 27 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

27. Let these men, then, hang by their appetites as by a halter; but the wise Abraham, where he stands, comes near to God, who is also standing. For Moses says that "Abraham was standing near to God; and coming nigh unto him, he Said,"... For in good truth the unalterable soul is the only thing that has access to the unalterable God; and being of such a disposition, it does really stand very near to the Divine power.
10. Philo of Alexandria, On The Virtues, 213-219, 212 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

212. The most ancient person of the Jewish nation was a Chaldaean by birth, born of a father who was very skilful in astronomy, and famous among those men who pass their lives in the study of mathematics, who look upon the stars as gods, and worship the whole heaven and the whole world; thinking, that from them do all good and all evil proceed, to every individual among men; as they do not conceive that there is any cause whatever, except such as are included among the objects of the outward senses.
11. Philo of Alexandria, Allegorical Interpretation, 3.83-3.87, 3.217-3.219 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

12. Philo of Alexandria, Who Is The Heir, 91-94, 90 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

90. Therefore it is a necessary addition which is subjoined, "Abraham believed in God," to the praise of him who did thus believe. And yet, perhaps, some one may say, "Do you judge this worthy of praise? who would not give his attention to God when saying or promising anything, even if he were the most wicked and impious of all men?
13. Philo of Alexandria, That The Worse Attacks The Better, 124-126, 130-137, 123 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

123. But by this is meant wickedness, which is established in the souls of foolish men; the remedy for which (as one seeks for remedies for a severe disease) is found to be the just man, who is in possession of the panacea, justice. When, therefore, he has repelled these evils he is filled with joy, as also is Sarah; for she says, "The Lord hath caused me laughter;" and she adds further, "so that whosoever hears it shall rejoice with Me.
14. New Testament, Luke, 8.17 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

8.17. For nothing is hidden, that will not be revealed; nor anything secret, that will not be known and come to light.
15. New Testament, Mark, 4.22 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

4.22. For there is nothing hidden, except that it should be made known; neither was anything made secret, but that it should come to light.
16. New Testament, Matthew, 10.26 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

10.26. Therefore don't be afraid of them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed; and hidden that will not be known.
17. Nag Hammadi, The Gospel of Thomas, 6, 5 (3rd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
abraham Piovanelli, Burke, Pettipiece, Rediscovering the Apocryphal Continent: New Perspectives on Early Christian and Late Antique Apocryphal Textsand Traditions. De Gruyter: 2015 (2015) 74
abram/abraham, faith and doubt of Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
augustine of hippo Piovanelli, Burke, Pettipiece, Rediscovering the Apocryphal Continent: New Perspectives on Early Christian and Late Antique Apocryphal Textsand Traditions. De Gruyter: 2015 (2015) 74
doubt Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
faith Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
hope Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
laughter Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
moses Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
neoplatonism Piovanelli, Burke, Pettipiece, Rediscovering the Apocryphal Continent: New Perspectives on Early Christian and Late Antique Apocryphal Textsand Traditions. De Gruyter: 2015 (2015) 74
philo of alexandria Jeong, Pauline Baptism among the Mysteries: Ritual Messages and the Promise of Initiation (2023) 230
promises, divine Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
pseudepigrapha, christian signature features Piovanelli, Burke, Pettipiece, Rediscovering the Apocryphal Continent: New Perspectives on Early Christian and Late Antique Apocryphal Textsand Traditions. De Gruyter: 2015 (2015) 74
sarah Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463
virtue' Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 463