The Apocryphal Old Testament

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H. H. ROWLEY, "Criteria for the Dating of Jubilees" in JQR N.S. xxxvi ( 1945-6), pp. 183-187.

E. SCHÜRER, HJPTJC II. iii, pp. 134-141.

----, GjVZJC4 iii, pp. 371-384.

M. TESTUZ, Les Idées religieuses du Livre des Jubilés ( Geneva and Paris, 1960).

C. C. TORREY, AL, pp. 126-129.

J. C. VANDERKAM, Textual and Historical Studies in the Book of Jubilees (= HSM 14; Missoula, 1977).

E. WIESENBERG, "The Jubilee of Jubilees" in Revue de Qumran, III. 1 ( 1961-1962), pp. 3-40.

S. ZEITLIN, "The Book of Jubilees: Its Character and its Significance" in JQR N.S. xxx ( 1939-40), pp. 1-31.

----, "Criteria for the Dating of Jubilees" in JQR N.S. xxxvi ( 1945- 6), pp. 187-189.


PROLOGUE

This is the account of the division of the days of the law and of the testimony, of the events of the years, according to their year-weeks and their jubilees, through all the years of the world, as the Lord gave it to Moses on mount Sinai, when he went up to receive the stone tablets of the law and of the commandment, in accordance with God's command, as he said to him, Go up to the top of the mount.

I. And it came to pass in the first year of the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, in the third month, on the sixteenth day of the month, that God spoke to Moses, saying, Come up to me on the mount, and I will give you the two stone tablets of the law and of the commandment, which I have written so that you may teach them. And Moses went up into the mount of God, and the glory of the2 Lord rested on mount Sinai and a cloud overshadowed it for six days. And on the seventh day he called to Moses in 1 the cloud; and3 the glory of the Lord looked like a flaming fire on the mountain-

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Lit. 'in the middle of': Charles would emend to 'out of' to accord with Exod. xxiv. 16.

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The Apocryphal Old Testament
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Abbreviations and Symbols xix
  • Jubilees 1
  • Prologue 10
  • The Life of Adam and Eve 141
  • Appendix - Eve's Account of the Fall from the Apocalypse of Moses XV-Xxx 161
  • 1 - Enoch 169
  • 2 - Enoch 321
  • The Apocalypse of Abraham 363
  • The Testament of Abraham 393
  • The Testament of Isaac 423
  • The Testament of Jacob 441
  • The Ladder of Jacob 453
  • Joseph and Aseneth 465
  • The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs 505
  • The Assumption of Moses 601
  • The Testament of Job 617
  • The Psalms of Solomon 649
  • The Odes of Solomon 683
  • The Testament of Solomon 733
  • The Apocalypse of Elijah 753
  • The Ascension of Isaiah 775
  • The Paraleipomena of Jeremiah 813
  • The Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch 835
  • The Greek Apocalypse of Baruch 897
  • The Apocalypse of Zephaniah and an Anonymous Apocalypse 915
  • The Apocalypse of Esdras 927
  • The Vision of Esdras 943
  • Bibliography 946
  • The Apocalypse of Sedrach 953
  • Bibliography 956
  • Index of Scriptural References 967
  • Index of Ancient Authors and Works 973
  • Index of Modern Authors 975
  • Index of Subjects 981
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