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With regard to this latter point, note that the An. Apoc. uses no color imagery of any kind between Jacob in 89:12 (a “white ram of the flock”) and the “white lambs” in 90:6. The Enochians’ special interest in the Abrahamic covenant, then, is pervasive, found in the earliest stratum (the “Book of the Watchers”), the second century booklets of the “Admonitions” and the “Dream Visions” (including the An. 64 How did the Enochians understand their duel identity as both “children of Enoch” (1En 91:3; 93:2; 94:1; cf.

83), Enoch offers up a prayer for salvation (chap. 84), ending in this manner: 84:6. “So now, my Lord, wipe out from the earth the flesh which has provoked your wrath, but establish the flesh of righteousness and truth as a plant of eternal seed. ” 56 I accept Charles’s one-letter emendation of the corrupt text. Uncorrected, the text reads: “your seed will not take counsel” (Charles, Book of Enoch, 133). 57 Among 1 Enoch specialists, the most popular date for the “Parables” is the turn of the era, give or take three or four decades.

The fact that the plant is everlasting argues against interpreting it as either an individual or as a blanket reference to ethnic Israel in its entirety. 50 This has been convincingly argued by James C. VanderKam, “Studies in the Apocalypse of Weeks (1 Enoch 93:1–10; 91:11–17),” CBQ 46/3 (1984), 511–523 (521–523). Cf. also Nickelsburg, 1 Enoch 1, 440–441. the scope and the focus of the allegory 33 to the Abrahamic heritage. Thirdly, there is good reason to label this group Enochic, quite apart from the fact that a contemporary Enochic author idealizes them.

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