Cover

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Title Page

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pp. i-vi

Contents

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pp. vii-xix

Endpapers

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p. xx

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Foreword

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pp. xxi-xxii

The series is designed to be a critical and historical commentary to the Bible without arbitrary limits in size or scope. It will utilize the full range of philological and historical tools, including textual criticism (often slighted in modern...

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Preface

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pp. xxiii-xxvi

1 Enoch is a collection of Jewish apocalyptic traditions that date from the last three centuries before the Common Era. The collection is extant in its entirety only in an Ethiopic translation of a Greek translation of its Aramaic original...

Reference Codes

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pp. xxvii-xxxviii

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Introduction

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pp. 1-126

The Jewish apocalyptic, or revelatory, traditions collected in 1 Enoch were composed between the fourth century B.C. E. and the turn of the Common Era in the name of the patriarch mentioned in Gen 5:21-24. The language of their composition was Aramaic, but the...

Commentary: 1 Enoch

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Introduction to the Book (1–5)

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pp. 129-134

Composed in a style that is immediately reminiscent of texts from the prophetic and wisdom traditions, these chapters introduce the Enochic collection by announcing its main theme-the coming of God's judgment of the whole human race. To understand the text and its...

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Superscription to the Book (1:1)

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pp. 135-136

Different from Genesis 49 and Deuteronomy 33, where blessing is anticipated for Israel as a whole, this author awaits a judgment that will separate between the righteous chosen, a portion of Israel, and their enemies, whether within or outside the nation. Apart from the...

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An Oracle of Judgment (1:2–5:9)

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pp. 137-560

This unit introduces the theophanic oracle in 1:3c-5:9 by making a claim of revelation and prophetic authority. The language and form of the unit closely parallel the Balaam oracles, especially Num 24:15-17, and a similar dependence is evident in the introduction to the Apocalypse of Weeks...

Bibliography

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pp. 561-572

Index

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pp. 573-618

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