By Michael E. Stone, Matthias Henze
Clean translations of early Jewish texts four Ezra and a couple of Baruch, written within the many years after the Judean battle, which observed Jerusalem conquered, the temple destroyed, and Judaism replaced eternally. this useful quantity makes those vital texts available to scholars, presents professional introductions, and illuminates the interrelationship of the texts via parallel columns.
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24. ” 25. ” 26. “at the end” Eth and Georg omit. 27. “crown” Lat, Ar1, Arm; apparently secondary. 28. Cited by Ambrose, de bono mortis 10. ” 5:45 And I said, “How hast thou said to thy servant that thou wilt certainly give life at one time to thy creation? ” 5:48 He said to me, “Even so have I made the earth a womb for those who from time to time come forth on it. ” THE EARTH’S SENESCENCE Compare: 2 Baruch 3:1; 85:10 5:50 Then I asked him and said, “Since thou hast given me the way, let me speak before thee.
37. “years” Eth, Ar2; “times” Arm. 38. So only Latin; “live” Syr, Eth, Georg is at least as strong a reading. 4 Ezra | 37 THE ANGEL INSTRUCTS EZRA ABOUT HIS NEXT ACTIONS 6:30 And he said to me, “I came to show you these things on the night which is past. Compare: 2 Baruch 43:3 6:31 If now you will pray again and fast again for seven days, I will again declare to you greater things than these, 6:32 because your voice has surely been heard before the Most High; for the Mighty One has seen your uprightness and has observed the purity which you have maintained from your youth.
35 6:9 For Esau is the end of this age, and Jacob is the beginning of the age that follows. ” Compare: 2 Baruch 13:2 6:13 He answered and said to me, “Rise to your feet and you will hear a full, resounding voice. 6:14 And it will be if the place where you are standing is greatly shaken 6:15 while [the voice] is speaking with you, do not be terrified, because the word concerns the end, and the foundations of the earth will understand Compare: 2 Baruch 51:3 6:16 that the speech concerns them. ” 6:17 And it came to pass when I heard this, I rose to my feet and listened, and behold, a voice was speaking, and its sound was like the sound of many waters.
4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: Translations, Introductions, and Notes by Michael E. Stone, Matthias Henze