By Daniel Olson
'A New studying of the Animal Apocalypse of one Enoch' is the main accomplished theological remark in this vital second-century BCE Jewish apocalypse up to now, laying out the aim and technique of this Enochic allegory and utilizing this because the foundation for a brand new remark mostly textual content, offered the following in a clean translation. opposed to different interpretations that concentrate on Israel and its associations, Daniel Olson argues that the promise of common blessing within the Abrahamic covenant is gifted within the 'Animal Apocalypse' because the governing dynamic in a sacred background that starts off and ends with humanity more often than not. The genuine Jacob/Israel will seem after all instances and be the catalyst of common salvation.
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F; Geo Widengren, “Iran and Israel in Parthian Times with Special Regard to the Ethiopic Book of Enoch,” Temenos 2 (1968), 139–177 (165 n. 52). H. Charles, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on The Revelation of St. John (ICC; Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1920), 2. 38,” NTS 22 (1976), 483–486 (485); Olson, Enoch, A New Translation, 213. C. Torrey, “The Messiah Son of Ephraim,” JBL 66 (1947), 253–277 (267). E. Nickelsburg in Perspective: An Ongoing Dialogue of Learning (ed. J. J. 365–372 (367). 14 Assefa, “The Enigmatic End,” 559–560.
And they all were assembled together, and they were sitting and weeping in Abel-Mayin, which is between Lebanon and Senir, covering their faces. 10. And I recited in their presence all the visions that I had seen in the dream, and I began to speak the words of truth and vision and reprimand to the heavenly Watchers. 66 Enoch has his heavenly vision at the “waters of Dan” (v. 67 From there, Enoch goes to deliver his judgment oracle against the Watchers at “AbelMayin” (v. 9), another source for the Jordan located seven kilometers west of Tel Dan at Tel Âbil al-Qamḥ and identified with the biblical ʾAbel-Mayim, which is another name for ʾAbel-beth-Maʾakah (cp.
Careful comparison of this Ethiopian exegesis with the Coptic Apocalypse of Elijah (late 3rd c. ce or earlier) suggests that such an interpretation of the ending of the An. Apoc. was already known in Egyptian Christianity well before 17 The fact that דברin its verbal form (“to lead”) is attested in the An. Apoc. (4Q206 5 ii 16; cf. Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch 1, 403) only makes it harder to explain why Aramaic “leader” would be read as Hebrew “word” in 90:38. 18 Lindars seems unaware that Charles had already anticipated the gist of his solution.
A New Reading of the Animal Apocalypse of 1 Enoch: "All Nations Shall be Blessed" - With a New Translation and Commentary by Daniel Olson