Enoch, Book of
Enoch, Book of
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  • Enoch, books of — Enoch was a legendary hero; he lived to be 365 (Gen. 5:23), walked with God, and bypassing death was taken straight to heaven (verse 24). Such a mysterious figure was an apt character to be the pseudonymous author of sundry apocalyptic writings,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • ENOCH, ETHIOPIC BOOK OF — (known as I Enoch; abbr. I En.), one of the most important of the apocalyptic works, dating from the period of the Second Temple. It is named after the biblical Enoch, son of Jared, about whom it is stated in Genesis 5:24 that he walked with God; …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ENOCH, SLAVONIC BOOK OF — (known as II Enoch; abbr. II En.; also entitled the Book of the Secrets of Enoch, or several variations on this), apocryphal work translated in the tenth or 11th century from Greek into Slavonic. The dating is deduced from the evidence of certain …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Book of Enoch — For other writings attributed to Enoch, see Book of Enoch (disambiguation). Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Enoch (ancestor of Noah) — Infobox Saint name=Saint Enoch birth date= death date= feast day=July 30 venerated in=Armenian Apostolic Church Armenian Catholic Church imagesize= caption= birth place= death place= titles=Holy Forefather beatified date= beatified place=… …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Noah — The Book of Noah is currently thought to be a non extant Old Testament pseudepigraphal work, attributed to Noah. It is quoted in several places in another pseudepigraphal work, 1 Enoch [6 11; 39:1 2a; 54:7 55:2; 60; 65:1 69:25; and 106 107.] , as …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Life — The Book of Life (Hebrew: ספר החיים, transliterated Sefer HaChaim ) is the allegorical book in which God records the names and lives of the righteous. According to the Talmud it is open on Rosh Hashanah; its analog for the wicked, the Book of the …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Revelation — For other uses, see Book of Revelation (disambiguation). Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Enoch, Second Book of — ▪ religious literature also called  Slavonic Book Of Enoch,         pseudepigraphal work whose only extant version is a Slavonic translation of the Greek original. The Slavonic edition is a Christian work, probably of the 7th century Ad, but it… …   Universalium

  • Book of Daniel — For other uses, see Book of Daniel (disambiguation). Hebrew Bible …   Wikipedia

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