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Philo Of Alexandria, That God Is Unchangeable, 89


nanbut sometimes he loses them, a sort of whirlwind, as it were, suddenly darting down upon the soul, and carrying off everything that was good out of it; and this whirlwind is an involuntary change, which pollutes the mind in a moment, which Moses calls death.20


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

6 results
1. Hebrew Bible, Genesis, 9.20 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

9.20. And Noah, the man of the land, began and planted a vineyard."
2. Hebrew Bible, Numbers, 6.2 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

6.2. דַּבֵּר אֶל־בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וְאָמַרְתָּ אֲלֵהֶם אִישׁ אוֹ־אִשָּׁה כִּי יַפְלִא לִנְדֹּר נֶדֶר נָזִיר לְהַזִּיר לַיהוָה׃ 6.2. וְהֵנִיף אוֹתָם הַכֹּהֵן תְּנוּפָה לִפְנֵי יְהוָה קֹדֶשׁ הוּא לַכֹּהֵן עַל חֲזֵה הַתְּנוּפָה וְעַל שׁוֹק הַתְּרוּמָה וְאַחַר יִשְׁתֶּה הַנָּזִיר יָיִן׃ 6.2. Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them: When either man or woman shall clearly utter a vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to consecrate himself unto the LORD,"
3. Philo of Alexandria, On The Preliminary Studies, 141-142, 144-145, 39-43, 140 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

140. Because the intermediate and indifferent arts, and the sciences in accord with them, see indeed of what they are pregt, but they nevertheless see in every respect but dimly; but the sciences comprehend clearly and very distinctly. For science is something beyond art, having derived from reason a certain firmness and exemption from error;
4. Philo of Alexandria, On The Migration of Abraham, 199-207, 198 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Philo of Alexandria, On Dreams, 2.34-2.35 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

2.34. Simeon is an emblem of learning, for his name being interpreted means, "listening." Levi is a symbol of virtuous energies and actions, and of holy ministrations. Judas is an emblem of songs and hymns addressed to God. Issachar, of wages which are given for good work; but perhaps the works themselves are their own perfect reward. Zabulon is a symbol of light, since his name means the departure of night; and when the night departs and leaves us, then of necessity light arises. 2.35. Dan is a symbol of the distinction between, and division of, different things. Gad is an emblem of the invasion of pirates, and of a counter attack made upon them. Asser is a symbol of natural wealth, for his name being interpreted, signifies "a calling blessed," since wealth is accounted a blessed possession.
6. Philo of Alexandria, That God Is Unchangeable, 87-88, 93, 86 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

86. But what is the meaning of the sentence, "Noah found grace in the sight of the Lord God?" Let us now consider this: for those who find anything, some are finding what they formerly had and have lost; and some are discovering what they never had before, and now possess for the first time. Accordingly, those men who occupy themselves with the investigation of appropriate names, are accustomed to call the latter kind finding (heuresis), and the former kind re-finding (aneuresis).


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
allegorical commentary Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316, 582
christ Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 264
ephraim Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
grace Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
happiness Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
homer Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
hope Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
imagery, harbour Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
imagery, storm Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
isaac Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
ishmael Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
jacob, practicer Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
jacob Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
joy Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
manasseh Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
memory Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
metaphorical language/use Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
moses Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
names, change of Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
nazirite, vow of Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260, 264
nothingness Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
passions Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260, 264
perfection Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
piety Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
platonism Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
prayer Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
reuben Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
simeon Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316
sophocles Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
soul Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260, 264
theocritus Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 264
time Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582
virtue, harbour of' Geljon and Runia, Philo of Alexandria: On Cultivation: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2013) 260
virtue Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 316, 582
wisdom Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 582