By Alexander Kulik
This paintings presents the major to 1 of the main enigmatic Jewish Hellenistic texts preserved in Greek and Slavonic. even though three Baruch is likely one of the significant early Jewish apocalypses, it's been really missed in glossy scholarship, most likely for the reason that three Baruch is likely one of the such a lot tough works to realize and classify. Its content material differs considerably from that of different writings of an identical style, because the booklet preserves syncretistic principles and trends that are mixed in exact methods. The worldview, the message, and the very textual constitution of three Baruch are enigmatic in lots of respects. the current learn demonstrates that the textual heritage of three Baruch, implicit meanings and structural hyperlinks in its textual content, in addition to conceptions at the back of the textual content, are in part reconstructable. in addition, three Baruch, effectively learn, considerably enriches our figuring out of the background of the motifs present in early Jewish lore, now and then supplying lacking hyperlinks among diverse phases in their improvement, and preserves very important facts at the roots of Jewish mysticism, proto-Gnostic and proto-Christian traditions. The examine includes the creation, synoptic translation, textual notes, and specified commentaries.
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Matt 25:21, 23). (C) Deuteronomic paraphrases (sometimes found also in NT) link the plagues for the sinners with the punishment promised to Israel, and thus identify the two. They are more likely to have been added than omitted in the process of Christian transmission of the text: – “But since they [the sinners] angered me by their deeds, go and make them envious and angry and provoke against them No-Nation, a nation void of understanding” (16:2G; cf. LXX Deut 31:29; 32:21; cited in Rom 10:19).
This is best viewed as a later addition, as it stands in contrast with the rest of the narrative visuospatially and stylistically, and has an obvious harmonizing and conceptualizing agenda. 3. 1. RGS as Witnessed by G Some readings witnessed by G were corrupted in S during its transmission: – “God-made tower” (stl]p] bã¯otvor[ny) instead of “Tower of War against God” (stl]p] bã¯obor[ny) (2:7S). – “And now show me all things for the Lord’s sake” (4:1G), omitted due to homoioteleuton in S. ” – “On an armed chariot” (íà îð1æíý êîëåñüíèöè; 9:3S) instead of “on a wheeled chariot” (íà îð1æèè êîëåñüíîìü; as π ρµατο« τροξο in G).
10) and the Watchers are also imprisoned in heaven (1 En. 18–19; cf. 2 En. 7 and 18), just as are the Builders (probably their progeny) in 3 Bar. 2–3. 1 En. 60:7, developing Job 41:8–9, mentions the unity of “two monsters”, undivided also in 3 Baruch (4:4G; 5:3G). The division for “the spirits of the righteous, in which there is the bright spring of water” in the mountain (1 En. 22:9), may correspond to the description of S, where the lake of the pious souls is also located “in the midst of the mountain” (10:2S).