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e - eh as in elm d - (dh) th as in them
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all the works of their wickedness which
HANOK they have committed wickedly, and of
kunc KUNC all the harsh matters which wicked
sinners have spoken against Him.

WATCHERS 2 ''Observe all matters that take

place in the shamayim, how they

1 The words of the berakah of

Hanok, with which he barak the
elect and righteous, who will be living
do not change their orbits, and the
lights which are in the shamayim, how
they all rise and put in order each in its
in the day of tribulation, when all the season, and do not transgress against
wicked and unrighteous are to be their appointed order.
removed. 2 ''See, the earth, and give heed to that
2 And he took up his parable and said, which takes place upon it from first to
''Hanok a righteous man, whose eyes last, how steadfast they are, how none
were opened by Elohim, saw the vision of that on earth changes, but all the
of the Qadosh One in the shamayim, works of Elohim appear to you.
which the messengers showed me. 3 ''See, the summer and the winter,
And from them I heard all matters, and how the whole earth is filled with water,
from them I understood as I saw, but and clouds and dew and rain lie upon
not for this generation, but for a distant it.
one which is to come.''
3 Concerning the elect I said, and took
up my parable concerning them, ''The
3 ''Observe and see how all the
trees seem as though they had
withered and shed all their leaves,
Qadosh Great One will come forth except fourteen trees, which do not
from His dwelling, lose their foliage but retain the old
4 and the eternal Elohim will tread foliage from two to three years till the
upon the earth, on Mount Sinai, and new comes.
appear from His camp and appear in
the strength of His might from the
shamayim of shamayim.
4 ''And again, observe the days of
summer how the sun is above the
earth over against it. And you seek
5 ''And all shall be smitten with fear shade and shelter because of the heat
and the watchers shall quake, and of the sun, and the earth also burns
great fear and trembling shall seize with growing heat, and so you cannot
them unto the ends of the earth. tread on the earth, or on a rock
6 ''And the high mountains shall be because of its heat.
shaken, and the high hills shall be
made low, and shall melt like wax
before the flame.
5 ''Observe how the trees cover
themselves with green leaves
and bear fruit. Therefore give heed and
7 ''And the earth shall be completely know with regard to all His works, and
torn in pieces, and all that is upon the recognise how He that lives forever
earth shall perish, and there shall be a has made them so.
judgment upon all. 2 ''And all His works go on from year to
8 ''But with the righteous He will make year forever, and all the tasks which
peace. And will protect the elect, and they accomplish for Him, and their
compassion shall be upon them. And tasks do not change, but according to
they shall all belong to Elohim, and how Elohim has ordained, so it is
they shall be prospered, and they shall done.
all be baruk. And He will help them all, 3 ''And see, how the sea and the rivers
and light shall appear unto them, and in the same way accomplish and do
He will make peace with them. not change their tasks from His
9 ''And see! He comes with ten Commandments.
thousands of His qodeshim to execute 4 ''But you, you have not been stead-
judgment upon all, and to destroy all fast, nor done the Commandments of
the wicked, and to convict all flesh of , but you have turned away and
spoken proud and harsh words with a great sin.''
your impure mouths against His 4 And they all answered him and said,
greatness. Oh, you hard-hearted! You ''Let us all swear an oath, and all bind
shall find no peace. ourselves by mutual curses not to
5 ''Therefore you shall loathe your abandon this plan but to do this
days, and the years of your life shall matter.''
perish, and the years of your 5 Then they all swore together and
destruction shall be multiplied in bound themselves by mutual curses
eternal loathing, and you shall find no upon it.
compassion. 6 And they were, in all, two hundred
6 ''In those days you shall make your who descended in the days of Yered
names an eternal loathing unto all the on the summit of Mount Hermon, and
righteous, and by you, all who curse they called it Mount Hermon, because
shall curse, and all the sinners and they had sworn and bound themselves
wicked shall loathe by you, and for by mutual curses upon it.
you, the wicked, there shall be a curse. 7 And these are the names of their
And all shall rejoice, and there shall leaders: Shamlatsats, their leader,
be forgiveness of sins, and every Arakleba, Rame'l, Kokab'l, Tamle'l,
compassion and peace and patience - Ramle'l, Dani'l, Yehezql, Baraki'l,
there shall be salvation unto them - a Asah'l, Armaros, Batar'l, Anan'l,
pleasant light. And for all of you Tsaqle'l, Shemshaphe'l, Satar'l,
sinners there shall be no salvation, but Tsuri'l, Yomya'l, Sari'l.
on you all a curse shall abide . 8 These are their chiefs of tens.
7 ''But for the elect there shall be light
and joy and peace, and they shall
inherit the earth.
7 And all the others together with
them took unto themselves wives,
and each chose one for himself, and
8 ''And then there shall be given they began to go in unto them and to
wisdom to the elect, and they shall all defile themselves with them,
live and never again sin, either through 2 and they taught them charms and
wickedness or through pride, but they enchantments, and the cutting of roots,
who are wise shall be humble. and made them to know plants. And
9 ''And they shall not transgress again, they became pregnant, and they
nor shall they sin all the days of their brought forth great giants, whose
hai, nor shall they die of anger or height was three thousand els:
wrath, but they shall complete the 3 Who consumed all the acquisitions of
number of the days of their hai. And men. And when men could no longer
their lives shall be increased in peace, sustain them,
and the years of their joy shall be 4 the giants turned against them and
multiplied, in eternal gladness and devoured mankind.
peace, all the days of their life.'' 5 And they began to sin against birds,

6 And it came to be, when the

children of men had multiplied,
that in those days were born unto them
and beasts, and reptiles, and fish, and
to devour one another's flesh, and
drink the blood.
good looking and lovely daughters. 6 Then the earth laid accusation
2 And the messengers, the children of against the lawless ones.
the shamayim, saw and lusted after
them, and said to one another: ''Come,
let us choose us wives from among
8 And Azaz'l taught men to make
swords, and knives, and shields,
and breastplates, and made known to
the children of men and bring forth them the metals of the earth and the
children.'' art of working them, and bracelets, and
3 And Shemyatsa, who was their ornaments, and the use of antimony,
leader, said unto them, ''I fear you will and the adorning of the eyelids, and
not indeed agree to do this deed, and I all kinds of costly stones, and all
alone shall have to pay the penalty of colouring tinctures.
2 And there arose much wickedness, 9 ''And the women have borne giants,
and they committed whoring, and and by this the whole earth has been
they were led astray, and became filled with blood and unrighteousness.
corrupt in all their ways. Shemyatsa 10 ''And now, see, the beings of those
taught enchantments, and root- who have died are crying and making
cuttings, Armaros - the resolving of their petition to the gates of the
enchantments, Baraki'l - astrology, shamayim, and their lamentations
Kokab'l - the constellations, Yehezql have ascended: and cannot cease
- the knowledge of the clouds, Araqi'l because of the lawless deeds which
- the signs of the earth, Shamsi'l - the are wrought on the earth.
signs of the sun, and Sari'l - the 11 ''And You know all matters before
course of the moon. And as men they come to pass, and You see these
perished, they cried, and their cry went and You allow them, and You do not
up to the shamayim. say to us what we are to do to them in

9 And then Mika'l, Uri'l, Repha'l,

and Gabri'l looked down from
the shamayim and saw much blood
regard to these.''

10 Then said the Most High,

the Qadosh and Great One
being shed upon the earth, and all spoke, and sent Uri'l to the son of
lawlessness being wrought upon the Lemek, and said to him,
earth. 2 ''Go to Noah and tell him in My
2 And they said one to another, ''The Name, 'Hide yourself!' and reveal to
earth made without inhabitant cries the him the end that is approaching; that
voice of their crying up to the gates of the whole earth will be destroyed, and
the shamayim. a flood is about to come upon the
3 ''And now to you, the qodeshim of the whole earth, and will destroy all that is
shamayim, the beings of men make on it.
their petition, saying, 'Bring our cause 3 ''And now instruct him that he
before the Most High.' '' may escape and his seed may be
4 And they said to of the ages, preserved for all the generations of the
''Master of masters, Elohim of mighty world.''
ones, Sovereign of sovereigns, and 4 And again said to Repha'l,
Elohim of the ages, the throne of Your ''Bind Azaz'l hand and foot, and cast
esteem is unto all the generations of him into the darkness: and make an
the ages, and Your Name qodesh and opening in the desert, which is in
magnificent and baruk unto all the Duda'l, and cast him in there.
ages! 5 ''And place upon him rough and
5 ''You have made all, and You have jagged rocks, and cover him with
power over all, and all are naked and darkness, and let him abide there
open in Your sight, and You see all forever, and cover his face that he may
matters, and none can hide himself not see light.
from You. 6 ''And on the day of the great
6 ''You see what Azaz'l has done, who judgment he shall be cast into the fire.
has taught all unrighteousness on 7 ''And heal the earth which the
earth and revealed the eternal secrets messengers have corrupted, and
which were in the shamayim, which proclaim the healing of the earth, that
men were striving to learn. they may heal the plague, and that all
7 ''And Shemyatsa, to whom You have the children of men may not perish
given authority to bear rule over his through all the secrets that the
associates. watchers have disclosed and have
8 ''And they have gone to the taught their sons.
daughters of men upon the earth, and 8 ''And the whole earth has been
have slept with the women, and have corrupted through the works that were
defiled themselves, and revealed to taught by Azaz'l: to him ascribe all
them all kinds of sins. sin.''
9 And said to Gabri'l, ''Proceed berakah.
against the half-breeds and the 19 ''And all desirable trees shall be
reprobates, and against the children of planted on it, and they shall plant vines
whoring: and destroy the children of on it, and the vine which they plant
the watchers from amongst men. Send upon it shall yield wine in abundance.
them one against the other that they And as for all the seed which is sown
may destroy each other in battle, for upon, each measure shall bear a
they shall not have length of days. thousand, and each measure of olives
10 ''And no request that they make of shall yield ten presses of oil.
you shall be granted unto their fathers 20 ''And you, cleanse the earth
on their behalf; for they hope to live an from all oppression, and from all
eternal life, and that each one of them unrighteousness, and from all sin, and
will live five hundred years.'' from all wickedness, and all the
11 And said unto Mika'l, ''Go, uncleanness that is wrought upon the
bind Shemyatsa and his associates earth; destroy from off the earth.
who have united themselves with 21 ''And all the children of men shall
women so as to have defiled become righteous, and all nations shall
themselves with them in all their offer adoration and shall praise Me,
uncleanness. and all shall worship Me. And the earth
12 ''And when their sons have slain one shall be cleansed from all defilement,
another, and they have seen the and from all sin, and from all
destruction of their beloved ones, bind punishment, and from all torment, and
them fast for seventy generations in I will never again send upon it from
the valleys of the earth, till the day of generation to generation and forever.
their judgment and of their complete
end, till the judgment that is forever
and ever is ended.
11 ''And in those days I will open
the store chambers of berakah
which are in the shamayim, so as to
13 ''In those days they shall be led off send them down upon the earth over
to the abyss of fire, and to the torment the work and labour of the children of
and the prison in which they shall be men.
confined forever. 2 ''And truth and peace shall be
14 ''And whosoever shall be associated together throughout all the
condemned and destroyed will from days of the world and throughout all
thereon be bound together with them the generations of men.''
to the end of all generations.
15 ''And destroy all the spirits of the
reprobate and the children of the
12 Before these matters, Hanok
was hidden, and none of the
children of men knew where he was
watchers, because they have wronged hidden, and where he abode, and what
mankind. had become of him.
16 ''Destroy all wicked from the face of 2 And his activities had to do with the
the earth and let every evil work come watchers, and his days were with the
to an end: and let the plant of qodeshim.
righteousness and truth appear: and it 3 And I, Hanok, barak of majesty
shall prove a berakah. The works of and the Sovereign of the ages, and
righteousness and truth shall be see! the watchers called me, Hanok
planted in truth and joy forever. the scribe, and said to me
17 ''And then shall all the righteous 4 ''Hanok, you scribe of righteousness,
escape, and shall live till they bring go, declare to the watchers of the
forth thousands of children, and all the shamayim who have left the high
days of their youth and their old age, shamayim, the qodesh eternal place,
they shall complete in peace. and have defiled themselves with
18 ''And then the whole earth shall be women, and have done as the children
tilled in righteousness, and shall all be of earth do, and have taken unto
planted with trees and be full of themselves wives, 'You have wrought
great destruction on the earth. I began to speak the words of
5 'And you shall have no peace righteousness, and to reprimand the
nor forgiveness of sin: and inasmuch watchers of the shamayim.
as they delight themselves in their
6 'the murder of their beloved ones
14 The Book of the Words of
righteousness, and of the
reprimand of the eternal watchers in
shall they see, and over the accordance with the command of the
destruction of their children shall they Qadosh Great One in that vision.
lament, and shall make supplication 2 I saw in my sleep what I will now say
unto eternity, but compassion and with a tongue of flesh and with the
peace shall you not attain.' '' breath of my mouth, which the Great

13 And Hanok went and said,

''Azaz'l, you shall have no
peace. A severe sentence has gone
One has given to men to converse with
and understand with the heart.
3 As He has created and given to
forth against you to put you in bonds, man the power of understanding the
2 ''and you shall not have toleration nor Word of wisdom, so has He created
request granted to you, because of the me also and given me the power
unrighteousness which you have of reprimanding the watchers, the
taught, and because of all the works of children of the shamayim.
wickedness and unrighteousness and 4 ''I wrote out your petition, and in my
sin which you have shown to men.'' vision it appeared thus, that your
3 Then I went and spoke to them all petition will not be granted unto you
together, and they were all afraid, and throughout all the days of eternity, and
fear and trembling seized them. that judgment has been finally passed
4 And they pleaded with me to draw up upon you, even so will not be granted
a petition for them that they might find unto you.
forgiveness, and to read their petition 5 ''And from hereon you shall not
in the presence of of the ascend into the shamayim unto all
shamayim. eternity, and in bonds of the earth the
5 For from thereon they could not decree has gone forth to bind you for
speak nor lift up their eyes to the all the days of the world.
shamayim for shame of their sins for 6 ''And previously you shall have seen
which they had been condemned. the destruction of your beloved sons
6 Then I wrote out their petition, and and you shall have no pleasure in
the prayer in regard to their spirits and them, but they shall fall before you by
their deeds individually, and in regard the sword.
to their requests that they should have 7 ''And your petition on their behalf
forgiveness and length. shall not be granted, nor yet on your
7 And I went off and sat down at the own, even though you weep and pray
waters of Dan, in the land of Dan, to and speak all the words contained in
the south-west of Hermon; I read their the writing which I have written.''
petition till I fell asleep. 8 And the vision was shown to me
8 And see, a dream came to me, and thus: See, in the vision, clouds invited
visions fell down upon me, and I saw me and a mist summoned me, and the
visions of rebuke, and a voice came course of the stars and the lightnings
bidding, to tell it to the sons of the sped and hastened me, and the winds
shamayim, and reprimand them. in the vision caused me to fly and lifted
9 And when I awoke, I came unto me upward, and carried me into the
them, and they were all sitting shamayim.
gathered together, weeping in 9 And I went in till I drew near to a wall
Abeltsayil, which is between Lebanon which is built of crystals and
and Senser, with their faces covered. surrounded by tongues of fire, and it
10 And I recounted before them all the began to terrorise me.
visions which I had seen in sleep, and 10 And I went into the tongues of fire
and drew near to a large house which depart from Him.
was built of crystals, and the walls of 24 And until then I had been prostrate
the house were like a mosaic floor of on my face, trembling, and
crystals, and its groundwork was of called me with His own mouth, and
crystal. said to me, 'Come here, Hanok, and
11 Its ceiling was like the path of the hear My word.'
stars and the lightnings, and between 25 And one of the qodeshim came to
them were fiery kerubim, and their me and woke me, and he made me
shamayim was as water. rise up and approach the door: and I
12 A flaming fire surrounded the walls, bowed my face downwards.
and its portals blazed with fire.
13 And I entered into that house, and it
was hot as fire and cold as ice. There
15 And He answered and said to
me, and I heard His voice,
''Fear not, Hanok, you righteous man
were no delights of life therein; fear and scribe of righteousness, approach
covered me, and trembling took hold of here and hear my voice.
me. 2 ''And go, say to the watchers of the
14 And as I quaked and trembled, I fell shamayim who have sent you to
upon my face. intercede for them, 'You should
15 And I saw a vision, and see! There intercede for men, and not men for
was a second house, greater than the you.
former, and the entire portal stood 3 'Why have you left the high, qodesh,
open before me, and it was built of and eternal shamayim, and lain with
flames of fire. women, and defiled yourselves with
16 And in every respect it so excelled in the daughters of men and taken to
splendour and magnificence and yourselves wives, and done like the
extent that I cannot describe to you its children of earth, and begotten giants
splendour and its extent. as sons?
17 And its floor was of fire, and above it 4 'And though you were qodesh,
were lightnings and the path of the spiritual, living the eternal hai, you
stars, and its ceiling also was flaming have defiled yourselves with the blood
fire. of women, and have brought forth with
18 And I looked and saw therein a high the blood of flesh, and, as the children
throne, its appearance as crystal, and of men, have lusted after flesh and
the wheels thereof as the shining sun, blood, as those also do who die and
and there was the vision of kerubim. perish.
19 And from underneath the throne 5 'Therefore have I given them wives
came streams of flaming fire so that I also that they might impregnate them,
could not look upon it. and bring forth children by them, that
20 And the Great Esteem sat upon it, thus none might be lacking to them on
and His garments shone more brightly earth.
than the sun and were whiter than any 6 'But you were formerly spiritual, living
snow. the eternal hai, and immortal for all
21 None of the messengers could enter generations of the world.
and look upon His face because of the 7 'And therefore I have not appointed
magnificence and esteem, and no wives for you; for as for the spiritual
flesh could look upon Him. ones of the shamayim, in the
22 The flaming fire was round about shamayim is their dwelling.
Him, and a great fire stood before Him, 8 'And now, the giants, who are
and none around could draw near Him, produced from the spirits and flesh,
ten thousand times ten thousand shall be called evil spirits upon the
before Him, yet He needed no earth, and on the earth shall be their
counsellor. dwelling.
23 And the most qodeshim who were 9 'Evil spirits have proceeded from
near to Him did not leave by night nor their bodies; because they are born
from men and from the qodesh the treasuries of the stars and of the
watchers is their beginning and primal thunder and in the uttermost depths,
origin; they shall be evil spirits on where there were a fiery bow and
earth, and evil spirits shall they be arrows and their quiver, and a fiery
called. sword and all the lightnings.
10 'As for the spirits of the shamayim, 4 And they took me to the living waters,
in the shamayim shall be their and to the fire of the west, which
dwelling, but as for the spirits of the receives every going down of the sun.
earth which were born upon the earth, 5 And I came to a river of fire in which
on the earth shall be their dwelling. the fire flows like water and discharges
11 'And the spirits of the giants afflict, itself into the great sea towards the
oppress, destroy, attack, do battle, and west.
work destruction on the earth, and 6 I saw the great rivers and came to
cause trouble. They take no food, but the great river and to the great
nevertheless hunger and thirst, and darkness, and went to the place where
cause offences. And these spirits shall no flesh walks.
rise up against the children of men and 7 I saw the mountains of the darkness
against the women, because they of winter and the place where all the
have proceeded from them. waters of the deep flow.

16 'From the days of the

slaughter and destruction and
8 I saw the mouths of all the rivers of
the earth and the mouth of the deep.
death of the giants, from the beings of
whose flesh the spirits, having gone
forth, shall destroy without incurring
18 I saw the treasuries of all the
winds. I saw how He had
furnished with them the whole creation
judgment - thus shall they destroy until and the firm foundations of the earth.
the day of the complete end - the great 2 And I saw the corner-stone of the
judgment, in which the age shall be earth. I saw the four winds which bear
ended, over the watchers and the the earth and the firmament of the
wicked, even so, shall be completely shamayim.
ended.' 3 And I saw how the winds stretch out
2 ''And now, as to the watchers who the vaults of the shamayim, and have
have sent you to intercede for them, their station between the shamayim
who had been previously in the and earth: these are the pillars of the
shamayim, say to them, shamayim.
3 'You have been in the shamayim, but 4 I saw the winds of the shamayim
all the mysteries had not yet been which turn and bring the circumference
revealed to you, and you knew of the sun and all the stars to their
worthless matters, and these in the going down.
hardness of your hearts you have 5 I saw the winds on the earth carrying
made known to the women, and the clouds. I saw the paths of the
through these mysteries, women and messengers.
men work much evil on earth.' 6 I saw at the end of the earth the
4 ''Say to them therefore: 'You have no firmament of the shamayim above.
peace.' '' And I proceeded and saw a place

17 And they took and brought me

to a place in which those who
were there were like flaming fire, and,
which burns day and night, where
there are seven mountains of
magnificent stones, three towards the
when they wanted, they appeared as east, and three towards the south.
men. 7 And as for those towards the east,
2 And they brought me to the place of one was of coloured stone, and one of
darkness, and to a mountain, the point pearl, and one of jacinth, and those
of whose summit reached to the towards the south of red stone.
shamayim. 8 But the middle one reached to the
3 And I saw the places of the lights and shamayim like the throne of Elohim - of
alabaster - and the summit of the 2 Uri'l, one of the qodesh
throne was of sapphire. messengers, who is over the world
9 And I saw a flaming fire, and beyond and over Gehenna.
these mountains is 3 Repha'l, one of the qodesh
10 a region - the end of the great earth messengers, who is over the spirits of
- there the shamayim were completed. men.
11 And I saw a deep abyss, with 4 Ragu'l, one of the qodesh
columns of fire of the shamayim, and messengers who takes vengeance on
among them I saw columns of fire fall, the world of the lights.
which were beyond measure - alike 5 Mika'l, one of the qodesh
towards the height and towards the messengers, in order that he is
depth. appointed over the best part of
12 And beyond that abyss I saw a mankind and over disorder.
place which had no firmament of the 6 Saraqa'l, one of the qodesh
shamayim above, and no firmly messengers, who is appointed over
founded earth beneath it: there was no the spirits who sin in the spirit.
water upon it, and no birds, but it was 7 Gabri'l, one of the qodesh
a waste and horrible place. messengers, who is over Paradise and
13 I saw there seven stars like great the serpents and the kerubim.
burning mountains, and to me, when I 8 Rame'l, one of the qodesh
inquired regarding them, messengers, whom Elohim appointed
14 the messenger said, ''This place is over those who rise.
the end of the shamayim and earth.
This has become a prison for the stars
and the host of the shamayim.
21 And I proceeded to where
matters were disordered.
2 And I saw there some horrible matter:
15 ''And the stars which roll over the I saw neither a shamayim above nor a
fire are they which have transgressed firmly founded earth, but a place
the commandment of in the disorderly and horrible.
beginning of their rising, because they 3 And there I saw seven stars of the
did not come forth at their appointed shamayim bound together in it, like
times. great mountains and burning with fire.
16 ''And He was wroth with them, and 4 Then I said, ''For what sin are they
bound them till the time when their bound, and on what account have they
guilt should be completely ended - for been cast in here?''
ten thousand years.'' 5 Then spoke Uri'l, one of the qodesh

19 And Uri'l said to me, ''Here

shall stand the messengers
who have connected themselves with
messengers, who was with me, and
was chief over them, and said,
''Hanok, why do you ask, and why are
women - and their spirits assuming you eager for the truth?
many different forms are defiling 6 ''These are of the number of the
mankind and shall lead them astray stars of the shamayim, which have
into sacrificing to demons as mighty transgressed the command of ,
ones - till the day of the great judgment and are bound here till ten thousand
in which they shall be rightly-ruled till years, the time entailed by their sins,
they are made an end of. are ended.''
2 And the women, also of the 7 And from there I went to another
messengers who went astray shall place, which was still more horrible
become demons.'' than the former, and I saw a horrible
3 And I, Hanok, alone saw the vision, matter: a great fire there which burnt
the end of all matters, and no man and blazed, and the place was divided
shall see as I have seen. as far as the abyss, being full of great

And these are the names of
the qodesh messengers who
descending columns of fire, neither its
extent or magnitude could I see, nor
could I guess.
8 Then I said, ''How fearful is the place been made for the spirits of the
and how terrible to look upon!'' righteous, in which there is the bright
9 Then Uri'l answered me, one of the spring of water.
qodesh messengers who was with me, 10 ''And such has been made for
and said unto me, ''Hanok, why have sinners when they die and are buried
you such fear and terror?'' And I in the earth and judgment has not
answered, ''Because of this fearful been executed on them in their
place, and because of the spectacle of lifetime.
the pain.'' 11 ''Here their spirits shall be put aside
10 And he said unto me, ''This place is in this great pain till the great day of
the prison of the messengers, and judgment and punishment and torment
here they will be imprisoned forever.'' of the accursed forever, and retribution

22 And then I went to another

place, and he showed me in
the west another great and high
for their spirits. There He shall bind
them forever.
12 ''And such a division has been made
mountain of hard rock. for the spirits of those who make their
2 And there was in it four hollow petition, who make disclosures
places, deep and wide and very concerning their destruction, when
smooth. ''How smooth are the hollow they were slain in the days of the
places and deep and dark to look at.'' sinners.
3 Then Repha'l answered, one of the 13 ''Such has been made for the
qodesh messengers who was with me, spirits of men who were not
and said unto me, ''These hollow righteous, but sinners, who were
places have been created for this very complete in transgression, and of
purpose, that the spirits of the beings the transgressors they shall be
of the dead should assemble there, companions, but their spirits shall not
even that all the beings of the children be slain in the day of judgment nor
of men should assemble here. shall they be raised from there.''
4 ''And these places have been made 14 Then I barak of esteem and
to receive them till the day of their said, ''Baruk be my Master, of
judgment and till their appointed time, righteousness, who rules forever.''
till the great judgment upon them.''
5 I saw the spirits of the children of
men who were dead, and their voice
23 From there I went to another
place to the west of the ends
of the earth.
went forth to the shamayim and 2 And I saw a burning fire which ran
petitioned. without resting, and did not cease from
6 And I asked Raphael, the messenger its course day or night, but regularly.
who was with me, and I said unto him, 3 And I asked saying, ''What is this
''This spirit; whose is it whose voice which does not rest?''
goes forth and petitions?'' 4 Then Ragu'l, one of the qodesh
7 And he answered me saying, ''This is messengers who was with me,
the spirit which went forth from Hebel, answered me and said unto me, ''This
whom his brother Qayin slew, and he course of fire which you have seen is
makes his petition against him till his the fire in the west which pursues all
seed is destroyed from the face of the the lights of the shamayim.''
earth, and his seed is annihilated from
amongst the seed of men.''
8 Then I asked regarding it, and
24 And from there I went to
another place of the earth, and
he showed me a mountain range of
regarding all the hollow places, ''Why fire which burnt day and night.
is one separated from the other?'' 2 And I went beyond it and saw seven
9 And he answered me and said unto magnificent mountains all differing
me, ''These three have been made each from the other, and the stones
that the spirits of the dead might be were magnificent and pleasant,
separated. And such a division has magnificent as a whole, of magnificent
appearance and fair exterior: three be in their bones, and they shall live a
towards the east, one founded on the long life on earth, such as your fathers
other, and three towards the south, lived. And in their days shall no sorrow,
one upon the other, and deep rough or plague, or torment, or calamity
ravines, none of which joined with any touch them.''
other. 7 Then I barak the Elohim of Esteem,
3 And the seventh mountain was in the the Eternal Sovereign, who has
midst of these, and it excelled them in prepared such matters for the
height, resembling the seat of a righteous, and has created them and
throne: and fragrant trees encircled the promised to give to them.
4 And amongst them was a tree such
as I had never yet smelled, neither
26 And I went from there to
the middle of the earth, and
I saw a baruk place in which there
was any amongst them nor were were trees with branches abiding and
others like it: it had a fragrance beyond blooming.
all fragrance, and its leaves and 2 And there I saw a qodesh mountain,
blooms and wood wither not forever, and underneath the mountain to the
and its fruit is pleasant, and its fruit east there was a stream and it flowed
resembles the dates of a palm. towards the south.
5 Then I said, ''How pleasant is this 3 And I saw towards the east another
tree, and fragrant, and its leaves are mountain higher than this, and
fair, and its blooms very delightful in between them a deep and narrow
appearance.'' ravine, wherein also ran a stream
6 Then answered Mika'l, one of the underneath the mountain.
qodesh and honoured messengers 4 And to the west of there, was another
who was with me, and was their mountain, lower than the former and of
leader. small height, and a ravine deep and

25 And he said unto me, ''Hanok,

why do you ask me regarding
the fragrance of the tree, and why do
dry between them, and another deep
and dry ravine was at the extremities
of the three mountains.
you want to learn the truth?'' 5 And all the ravines were deep and
2 Then I answered him saying, ''I want narrow, of hard rock, and trees were
to know about all matters, but not planted upon them.
especially about this tree.'' 6 And I marvelled at the rocks, and I
3 And he answered saying, ''This high marvelled at the ravine, truly, I
mountain which you have seen, whose marvelled very much.
summit is like the throne of Elohim, is
His throne, where the Qodesh Great
One, of Esteem, the Eternal
27 Then I said, ''For what object
is this baruk land, which is
entirely filled with trees, and this
Sovereign, will sit, when He shall come accursed valley between?''
down to visit the earth with goodness. 2 Then Uri'l, one of the qodesh
4 ''And as for this fragrant tree; no messengers who was with me,
mortal is permitted to touch it till the answered and said, ''This accursed
great judgment, when He shall take valley is for those who are accursed
vengeance on all, and bring to its end forever. Here shall all the accursed be
forever. It shall then be given to the gathered together who utter with their
righteous and qodesh. lips against , indecent words and
5 ''Its fruit shall be for food to the elect; of His esteem speak harshness.
it shall be transplanted to the qodesh 3 ''Here shall they be gathered
place, to the Hykal of , the together, and here shall be their place
Eternal Sovereign. of judgment In the last days there shall
6 ''Then they shall rejoice with joy and be upon them the spectacle of
be glad, and into the qodesh place righteous judgment in the presence of
they shall enter; and its fragrance shall the righteous forever. Here shall the
compassionate barak of esteem, 2 And then I went over the summits of
the Eternal Sovereign. all these mountains, far towards the
4 ''In the days of judgment over the east of the earth, and passed above
former, they shall barak Him for the the Eastern sea and went far from it,
compassion in accordance with which and passed over the messenger,
He has assigned them .'' Zoti'l.
5 Then I barak of Esteem and 3 And I came to the Garden of
proclaimed His esteem and exalted Righteousness, and saw beyond those
Him magnificently. trees, many large trees growing there

28 And then I went towards the

east, into the midst of the
mountain range of the desert, and I
and of pleasant fragrance, large, very
pleasant and great, and the tree of
wisdom of which they eat and know
saw a wilderness and it was solitary, great wisdom.
full of trees and plants. 4 That tree is in height like the fir, and
2 And water gushed forth from above. its leaves are like the carob tree, and
3 Rushing like a plentiful watercourse its fruit is like the clusters of the vine -
towards the north-west, it caused very lovely - and the fragrance of the
clouds and dew to ascend on every tree penetrates afar.
side. 5 Then I said, ''How lovely is the tree,

29 And then I went to another

place in the desert, and
approached to the east of this
and how good to look at!''
6 Then Repha'l
messenger, who was with me,
the qodesh

mountain range. answered me and said, ''This is the

2 And I there saw aromatic trees tree of wisdom, of which your elderly
exhaling the fragrance of frankincense father and your aged mother, who
and myrrh, and the trees also were were before you, have eaten, and they
similar to the almond tree. learned wisdom and their eyes were

30 And beyond these, I went far

to the east, and I saw another
place, a valley of water.
opened, and they knew that they were
naked and they were driven out of the
2 And therein there was a tree, the
colour of fragrant trees such as the
gum tree.
33 And from there I went to the
ends of the earth and saw
there great beasts, and each differed
3 And on the sides of those valleys I from the other; and birds also differing
saw fragrant cinnamon. And beyond in appearance and form and voice, the
these I proceeded to the east. one differing from the other.

31 And I saw other mountains,

and amongst them were
groves of trees, and there sweet liquid
2 And to the east of those beasts I saw
the ends of the earth whereon the
shamayim rests, and the portals of the
flowed forth from them, which is shamayim open.
named sarara and galbanam. 3 And I saw how the stars of the
2 And beyond these mountains I saw shamayim come forth, and I counted
another mountain to the east of the the portals out of which they proceed,
ends of the earth, whereon were aloe- and wrote down all their outlets, of
trees, and all the trees were full of each individual star by itself, according
incense, being like almond trees. to their number and their names, their
3 And when one burnt it, it smelled courses and their positions, and their
sweeter than any fragrant odour. times and their months, as Uri'l, the

32 And after these fragrant

odours, as I looked towards
the north over the mountains I saw
qodesh messenger who was with me
showed me.
4 He showed all matters to me and
seven mountains full of choice nard wrote them down for me; also their
and fragrant trees, and cinnamon, and names he wrote for me, and their laws
pepper. and their beginnings.

34 And from there I went towards

the north to the ends of the
earth, and there I saw a great and
son of Enosh, the son of Shth, the
son of Adam, saw.
2 And this is the beginning of the words
magnificent object at the ends of the of wisdom which I lifted up my voice to
whole earth. speak and say to those who dwell on
2 And here of hosts I saw three earth, ''Hear, you men of old time, and
portals of the shamayim open in the see, you that come after, the words of
shamayim: through each of them the Qadosh One which I will speak
proceed north winds: when they blow before of hosts.
there is cold, hail, frost, snow, dew, 3 ''It were better to declare to the men
and rain. of old time, but even from those that
3 And out of one portal they blow for come after we will not withhold the
good, but when they blow through the beginning of wisdom.
other two portals, it is with violence 4 ''Till the present day such wisdom
and affliction on the earth, and they has never been given by of
blow with violence. hosts as I have received according to

35 And from there I went towards

the west to the ends of the
earth, and saw there three portals of
my insight, according to the good
pleasure of of hosts by whom
the lot of eternal hai has been given to
the shamayim open such as I had me.''
seen in the east, the same number of 5 Now three Parables were imparted to
portals, and the same number of me, and I lifted up my voice and
outlets. recounted them to those that dwell on

36 And from there I went to the

south to the ends of the earth,
and saw there three open portals of
the earth.

38 The first Parable.

When the congregation of the
the shamayim: and then there come righteous shall appear, and sinners
dew, rain, and wind. shall be judged for their sins,and shall
2 And from there I went to the east to be driven from the face of the earth:
the ends of the shamayim, and saw 2 And when the Righteous One shall
where the three eastern portals of the appear before the eyes of the
shamayim open and small portals righteous, whose elect works hang
above them. upon of hosts, and light shall
3 Through each of these small portals appear to the righteous and the elect
pass the stars of the shamayim and who dwell on the earth, where then will
run their course to the west on the be the dwelling of the sinners, and
path which is shown to them. where the resting-place of those who
4 And as often as I saw I barak always have denied of hosts? It would
of Esteem, and I continued to have been good for them if they had
barak of Esteem who has not been born.
wrought great and magnificent 3 When the secrets of the righteous
wonders, to show the greatness of His shall be revealed and the sinners
work to the messengers and to spirits rightly-ruled, and the wicked driven
and to men, that they might praise His from the presence of the righteous and
work and all His creation: that they elect,
might see the work of His might and 4 From that time those that possess
praise the great work of His hands and the earth shall no longer be powerful
barak Him forever. and exalted, and they shall not be able
to look upon the face of the qodesh,
THE PARABLES for of hosts has caused His light

37 The second vision which he

saw, the vision of wisdom,
which Hanok the son of Zered, the son
to appear on the face of the qodesh,
righteous, and elect.
5 Then shall the sovereigns and the
of Mahalal'l, the son of Qynan, the mighty perish and be given into the
hands of the righteous and qodesh. of hosts.
6 And from thereon none shall seek for 10 For a long time my eyes regarded
themselves compassion from of that place, and I barak Him and
hosts for their life is at an end. praised Him, saying, ''Baruk is He, and

39 And it shall come to be in

those days that elect and
qodesh children will descend from the
may He be baruk from the beginning
and for eternity.
11 ''And before Him there is no
high shamayim, and their seed will ceasing. He knows before the world
become one with the children of men. was created what is forever and what
2 And in those days Hanok received will be from generation unto
Books of ardour and wrath, and Books generation.
of unrest and expulsion. And 12 ''Those who do not sleep barak You.
compassion shall not be granted to They stand before Your esteem and
them, says of hosts. barak, praise, and exalt, saying,
3 And in those days a whirlwind carried 'Qodesh, qodesh, qodesh is of
me off from the earth, and put me hosts. He fills the earth with spirits.' ''
down at the end of the shamayim. 13 And here my eyes saw all those
4 And there I saw another vision, the who do not sleep. They stand before
dwelling-places of the qodesh, and the Him and barak and say, ''Baruk be
resting-places of the righteous. You, and baruk be the Name of
5 Here my eyes saw their dwellings forever and ever.''
with His righteous messengers, and 14 And my face was changed, for I
their resting-places with the qodesh. could no longer look on.
And they petitioned and interceded
and prayed for the children of men,
and righteousness flowed before them
40 And after that I saw thousands
of thousands and
thousand times ten thousand. I saw a

as water, and compassion like dew multitude beyond number and

upon the earth. And so it is amongst reckoning, who stood before of
them forever and ever. hosts.
6 And in that place my eyes saw the 2 And on the four sides of of
Elect One of righteousness and of hosts I saw four presences, different
belief, and I saw His dwelling-place from those that do not sleep, and I
under the wings of of hosts. And learned their names: for the
righteousness shall prevail in His days, messengers that went with me made
and the righteous and elect shall be known to me their names, and showed
without number before Him forever me all the hidden matters.
and ever. 3 And I heard the voices of those four
7 And all the righteous and elect before presences as they uttered praises
Him shall be strong as fiery lights, and before of esteem.
their mouth shall be full of berakah, 4 The first voice barak of hosts
and their lips exalt the Name of forever and ever.
of hosts, and righteousness before 5 And the second voice I heard
Him shall never fail, and uprightness berakah the Elect One and the elect
shall never fail before Him. ones who hang upon of hosts.
8 There I wanted to dwell, and my spirit 6 And the third voice I heard pray and
longed for that dwelling-place, and intercede for those who dwell on the
there as yet has been my portion, for earth and make supplication in the
so has it been established concerning Name of of hosts.
me before of hosts. 7 And I heard the fourth voice fending
9 In those days I praised and exalted off the adversaries and forbidding them
the Name of of hosts with to come before of hosts to
birekoth and praises, because He has accuse them who dwell on the earth.
destined me for berakah and esteem 8 After that I asked the messenger of
according to the good pleasure of peace who went with me, who showed
me all matters that are hidden, ''Who they are bound together.
are these four presences which I have 6 And first: the sun goes forth and
seen and whose words I have heard traverses his path according to the
and written down?'' commandment of of hosts, and
9 And he said to me, ''This first is mighty is His Name forever and ever.
Mika'l, full of favour and patient. And 7 And after that I saw the hidden and
the second, who is appointed over all the visible path of the moon, and she
the diseases and all the wounds of the accomplishes the course of her path in
children of men, is Repha'l. And the that place by day and by night - the
third, who is appointed over all the one holding a position opposite to the
powers, is Gabri'l. And the fourth, other before of hosts.
who is appointed over the repentance And they give thanks and praise and
unto hope of those who inherit eternal do not rest; for unto them is their
hai, is named Phanu'l.'' And these are thanksgiving rest.
the four messengers of of hosts 8 For the sun changes often for a
and the four voices I heard in those berakah or a curse, and the course of
days. the path of the moon is light to the

41 And after that I saw all the

secrets of the shamayim, and
how the reign is divided, and how the
righteous and darkness to the sinners
in the Name of , who made a
separation between the light and the
actions of men are weighed in the darkness, and divided the spirits of
balance. men, and strengthened the spirits of
2 And there I saw the mansions of the the righteous, in the Name of His
elect and the mansions of the qodesh, righteousness.
and my eyes saw there all the sinners 9 For no messenger delays and no
being driven from there which deny the power is able to delay; for He appoints
Name of of hosts, and being a right-ruler for them all and He rightly-
dragged off. And they could not abide rules them all before Him.
because of the punishment which
proceeds from of hosts.
3 And there my eyes saw the secrets of
42 Wisdom found no place
where she might dwell; then a
dwelling-place was assigned her in the
the lightning and of the thunder, and shamayim.
the secrets of the winds, how they are 2 Wisdom went forth to make her
divided to blow over the earth, and the dwelling among the children of men,
secrets of the clouds and dew. And and found no dwelling-place. Wisdom
these I saw from where they proceed returned to her place, and took her
in that place and from where they seat among the messengers.
saturate the dusty earth. 3 And unrighteousness went forth from
4 And there I saw closed chambers out her chambers. Whom she did not
of which the winds are divided: the seek, she found, and dwelt with them,
chamber of the hail and winds, the as rain in a desert and dew on a thirsty
chamber of the mist and of the clouds, land.
and the cloud thereof hovers over the
earth from the beginning of the world.
5 And I saw the chambers of the sun
43 And I saw other lightnings and
the stars of the shamayim, and
I saw how He called them all by their
and moon, where they proceed and names and they listened to Him.
where they come again, and their 2 And I saw how they are weighed in a
magnificence return, and how one is righteous balance according to their
superior to the other, and their stately proportions of light: - the width of their
orbit, and how they do not leave their spaces and the day of their appearing
orbit, and they do not add to their orbit - and how their revolution produces
and they do not take from it, and they lightning, and their revolution
keep trust with each other, in according to the number of the
accordance with the oath by which messengers, and they keep trust with
each other. was full of favour, like one of the
3 And I asked the messenger who went qodesh messengers.
with me who showed me what was 2 And I asked the messenger who
hidden, ''What are these?'' went with me and showed me all the
4 And he said to me, '' of hosts hidden matters, concerning the Bn of
has showed you their similarity. These Adam, who He was, and where He
are the names of the qodesh who was, why He went with the Head of
dwell on the earth and believe in the Days. And he answered and said unto
Name of of hosts forever and me,
ever. 3 ''This is the Bn of Adam who has

44 Also another matter I saw in

regard to the lightnings: how
some of the stars arise and become
righteousness, with whom dwelt
righteousness, and who revealed all
the treasures of that which is hidden,
lightnings and cannot part with their because of hosts has chosen
new form. Him, and whose lot has the pre-

45 And this is the second Parable

concerning those who deny
the Name of the dwelling of the
eminence before of hosts in
uprightness forever.
4 ''And this Bn of Adam whom you
qodeshim and of hosts. have seen shall raise up the
2 And into the shamayim they shall sovereigns and the mighty from their
not ascend, and on the earth they thrones, and shall loosen the kidneys
shall not come. Such shall be the lot of of the strong, and break the teeth of
the sinners who have denied the the sinners.
Name of of hosts, who are thus 5 ''And He shall put down the
preserved for the day of suffering and sovereigns from their thrones and
tribulation. reigns because they do not exalt and
3 On that day My Elect One shall sit on praise Him, nor humbly acknowledge
the throne of esteem and shall try their where the reign was bestowed upon
works, and their places of rest shall be them.
innumerable. And their beings shall 6 ''And He shall put down the pride of
grow strong within them when they see the strong, and shall fill them with
My elect ones, and those who have shame. And darkness shall be their
called upon My magnificent Name. dwelling, and worms shall be their bed,
4 Then will I cause My Elect One to and they shall have no hope of rising
dwell among them, and I will transform from their beds, because they do not
the shamayim and make it an eternal exalt the Name of of hosts.
berakah and light. 7 ''And these are they who judge
5 And I will transform the earth and the stars of the shamayim, and raise
make it a berakah, and I will cause My their hands against the Most High,
elect ones to dwell upon it, but the and tread upon the earth and dwell
sinners and evil-doers shall not place a upon it. And all their deeds manifest
foot upon it. unrighteousness, and their power rests
6 For I have provided and satisfied with upon their riches, and their belief is in
peace My righteous ones and have the mighty ones which they have made
caused them to dwell before Me. But with their hands, and they deny the
for the sinners, there is judgment Name of of hosts,
impending with Me, so that I shall 8 ''And they persecute the houses of
destroy them from the face of the His congregations, and the trustworthy
earth. who hang upon the Name of of

46 And there I saw One who had

a head of days, and His head
was white like wool, and with Him was

47 And in those days the prayer

of the righteous, and the blood
another Being whose face had the of the righteous shall have ascended
appearance of a man, and His face from the earth before of hosts.
2 In those days the qodeshim who 7 And the wisdom of of hosts has
dwell above in the shamayim shall revealed Him to the qodesh and
unite with one voice and make righteous; for he has preserved the lot
supplication and pray and praise, and of the righteous, because they have
give thanks and barak the Name of hated and despised this world of
of hosts on behalf of the blood of unrighteousness, and have hated all
the righteous which has been shed. its works and ways in the Name of
And that the prayer of the righteous of hosts, for in His Name they
may not be in vain before of are saved, and according to His good
hosts, that judgment may be done unto pleasure has it been in regard to their
them, and that they may not have to life.
suffer forever. 8 In these days the sovereigns of the
3 In those days I saw the Head of Days earth shall have become downcast in
when He seated himself upon the face, and the strong who possess the
throne of His esteem, and the Books of land because of the works of their
the living were opened before Him: hands, for on the day of their anguish
and all His host which is in the and affliction they shall not save
shamayim above and His counsellors themselves. And I will give them over
stood before Him, into the hands of My elect:
4 And the hearts of the qodesh were 9 As straw in the fire so they shall burn
filled with joy because the number of before the face of the qodesh - as lead
the righteous had been offered, and in the water they shall sink before the
the prayer of the righteous had been face of the righteous, and no trace of
heard, and the blood of the righteous them shall be found any more
been required before of hosts. 10 And on the day of their affliction

48 And in that place I saw

the fountain of righteousness
which was inexhaustible, and around it
there shall be rest on the earth, and
before them they shall fall and not rise
again, and there shall be no one to
were many fountains of wisdom, and take them with his hands and raise
all the thirsty drank of them, and were them, for they have denied of
filled with wisdom, and their dwellings hosts and His Anointed. The Name of
were with the righteous and qodesh of hosts be baruk.
and elect.
2 And at that hour the Bn of Adam
was Named In the presence of
49 For wisdom is poured out like
water, and esteem failed not
before Him for eternity.
of hosts, and his Name before the 2 For He is mighty in all the secrets of
Head of Days. righteousness, and unrighteousness
3 Even before the sun and the signs shall disappear as a shadow, and have
were created, before the stars of the no continuance; because the Elect
shamayim were made, His Name was One stands before of hosts, and
Named before of hosts. His esteem is forever and ever, and
4 He shall be a staff to the righteous to His might unto all generations.
brace themselves upon and not fall, 3 And in Him dwells the spirit of
and he shall be the light of the nations, wisdom, and the spirit which gives
and the hope of those who are insight, and the spirit of understanding
troubled of heart. and of might, and the spirit of
5 All who dwell on earth shall fall down those who have fallen asleep in
and worship before Him, and will righteousness.
praise and barak and celebrate 4 And He shall judge the secret
of hosts with song. matters,
6 And for this reason He has been And none shall be able to utter a lying
chosen and hidden before Him, before word before Him; for He is the Elect
the creation of the world and for One before of hosts according to
eternity. His good pleasure.

50 And in those days a change

shall take place for the qodesh
and elect, and the light of days shall
they had borne me towards the west.
2 There my eyes saw all the secret
matters of the shamayim that shall be,
abide upon them, and esteem and a mountain of iron, and a mountain of
honour shall turn to the qodesh, copper, and a mountain of silver, and a
2 on the day of affliction on which evil mountain of gold, and a mountain of
shall have been treasured up against soft metal, and a mountain of lead.
the sinners. And the righteous shall be 3 And I asked the messenger who went
victorious in the Name of of with me, saying, ''What are these
hosts, and He will cause the others to which I have seen in secret?''
witness that they may repent and 4 And he said unto me, ''All these
abandon the works of their hands. which you have seen shall serve the
3 They shall have no honour dominion of His Anointed that he may
through the Name of of hosts, be potent and mighty on the earth.''
yet through His Name shall they be 5 And that messenger of peace
saved, and of hosts will have answered, saying unto me, ''Wait a
compassion on them, for His little, and there shall be revealed unto
compassion is great. you all the secret matters which
4 And He is righteous also in His surround of hosts.
judgment, and in the presence of His 6 ''And these mountains which your
esteem unrighteousness also shall not eyes have seen - the mountain of iron,
maintain itself. At His judgment the and the mountain of copper, and the
unrepentant shall perish before Him. mountain of silver, and the mountain
5 ''And from hereon I will have no of gold, and the mountain of soft
compassion on them,'' says of metal, and the mountain of lead - all
hosts. these shall be in the presence of the

51 And in those days shall the

earth also give back that which
has been entrusted to it, and the grave
Elect One as wax before the fire, and
like the water which streams down
from above, and they shall become
also shall give back that which it has powerless before his feet.
received, and Gehenna shall give back 7 ''And it shall come to be in those
that which it owes. For in those days days that none shall be saved, either
the Elect One shall arise, by gold or by silver, and none be able
2 And He shall choose the righteous to escape.
and qodesh from among them, for the 8 ''And there shall be no iron for war,
day has drawn near that they should nor shall one clothe oneself with a
be saved. breastplate. Bronze shall be of no
3 And the Elect One shall in those days service, and tin shall not be esteemed,
sit on My throne, and His mouth shall and lead shall not be desired.
pour forth all the secrets of wisdom 9 ''And all these shall be destroyed
and counsel, for of hosts has from the surface of the earth, when the
given to Him and has esteemed Him. Elect One shall appear before the face
4 And in those days the mountains of of hosts.''
shall leap like rams, and the hills also
shall skip like lambs satisfied with milk,
and the faces of the messengers in the
53 There my eyes saw a deep
valley with open mouths, and
all who dwell on the earth and sea and
shamayim shall be lit up with joy. islands shall bring to Him gifts and
5 And the earth shall rejoice, and the presents and tokens of homage, but
righteous shall dwell upon it, and the that deep valley shall not become full.
elect shall walk upon it. 2 And their hands commit lawless

52 And after those days in that

place where I had seen all the
visions of that which is hidden, for I
deeds, and the sinners devour all
whom they lawlessly oppress; yet the
sinners shall be destroyed before the
had been carried off in a whirlwind and face of of hosts, and they shall
be banished from off the face of His open all the chambers of waters which
earth, and they shall perish forever are above the shamayim, and of the
and ever. fountains which are beneath the earth.
3 For I saw all the messengers of 8 ''And all the waters shall be joined
punishment abiding and preparing all with the waters - that which is above
the instruments of Satan. the shamayim is the masculine, and
4 And I asked the messenger of peace the water which is beneath the earth is
who went with me, ''For whom are they the feminine.
preparing these Instruments?'' 9 ''And they shall destroy all who dwell
5 And he said unto me, ''They prepare on the earth and those who dwell
these for the sovereigns and the under the ends of the shamayim.
mighty of this earth, that they may be 10 ''And when they have recognised
destroyed by them. their unrighteousness which they have
6 ''And after this the Righteous and wrought on the earth, then by these
Elect One shall cause the house of His shall they perish.''
congregation to appear. From now on
they shall be no longer hindered in the
Name of of hosts.
55 And after that the Head of
Days repented and said, ''In
vain have I destroyed all who dwell on
7 ''And these mountains shall not stand the earth.''
as the earth before His righteousness, 2 And He swore by His great Name,
and the hills shall be as a fountain of ''From now on I will not do so to all
water, and the righteous shall have who dwell on the earth, and I will place
rest from the oppression of sinners.'' a sign in the shamayim, and this shall

54 And I looked and turned to

another part of the earth, and
saw there a deep valley with burning
be a pledge of good trust between Me
and them forever, so long as the
shamayim is above the earth. And this
fire. is in accordance with My command.
2 And they brought the sovereigns and 3 ''When I have desired to take hold of
the mighty, and began to cast them them by the hand of the messengers
into this deep valley. on the day of tribulation and pain
3 And there my eyes saw how they because of this, I will cause My
made these their instruments - iron chastisement and My wrath to abide
chains of immeasurable weight. upon them, says Elohim, of
4 And I asked the messenger of peace hosts.
who went with me, saying, ''For whom 5 ''You mighty sovereigns who dwell on
are these chains being prepared?'' the earth; you shall have to look upon
5 And he said unto me, ''These are My Elect One, how He sits on the
being prepared for the hosts of Azaz'l, throne of esteem and judges Azaz'l,
so that they may take them and cast and all his associates, and all his hosts
them into the abyss of complete in the Name of of hosts.''
condemnation, and they shall cover
their jaws with rough stones as
of hosts commanded.
56 And I saw there the hosts of
the messengers of punishment
going, and they held scourges and
6 ''And Mika'l, and Gabri'l, and chains of iron and bronze.
Repha'l, and Phanu'l shall take hold 2 And I asked the messenger of peace
of them on that great day, and cast who went with me, saying, ''To whom
them on that day into the burning are these who hold the scourges
furnace, that of hosts may take going?''
vengeance on them for their 3 And he said unto me, ''To their elect
unrighteousness in becoming subject and beloved ones, that they may be
to Satan and leading astray those who cast into the chasm of the abyss of the
dwell on the earth. valley.
7 ''And in those days punishment shall 4 ''And then that valley shall be filled
come from of hosts, and He will with their elect and beloved, and the
days of their lives shall be at an end, hai shall be unending, and the days of
and the days of their leading astray the qodesh without number.
shall not be reckoned thereafter . 4 ''And they shall seek the light and
5 ''And in those days the messengers find righteousness with of hosts.
shall return and hurl themselves to the There shall be peace to the righteous
east upon the Parthians and Madites: in the Name of the Eternal Master.
they shall stir up the sovereigns, so 5 ''And after this it shall be said to the
that a spirit of unrest shall come upon qodesh in the shamayim that they
them, and they shall rouse them from should seek out the secrets of
their thrones, that they may break forth righteousness, the heritage of belief,
as lions from their lairs, and as hungry for it has become bright as the sun
wolves among their flocks. upon earth, and the darkness is past.
6 ''And they shall go up and tread 6 ''And there shall be a light that never
under foot the land of His elect ones. ends, and to a number of days they
7 ''But the city of my righteous shall be shall not come, for the darkness shall
a hindrance to their horses, and they first have been destroyed, and the light
shall begin to fight among themselves, of uprightness established forever
and their right hand shall be strong before of hosts.''
against themselves, and a man shall
not know his brother, nor a son his
father or his mother, till there be no
59 In those days my eyes saw
the secrets of the lightnings,
and of the lights, and the right-rulings
number of the corpses through their they execute: and they lighten for a
slaughter, and their punishment be not berakah or a curse as of hosts
in vain. desires.
8 ''In those days the grave shall open 2 And there I saw the secrets of the
its jaws, and they shall be swallowed thunder, and how when it resounds
up therein and their destruction shall above in the shamayim - the sound
be at an end; the grave shall devour thereof is heard, and he caused me to
the sinners in the presence of the see the right-rulings executed on the
elect.'' earth, whether they be for well-being

57 And it came to be after this,

that I saw another host of
chariots, and men riding upon them,
and berakah, or for a curse according
to the word of of hosts.
3 And after that all the secrets of the
and coming on the winds from the lights and lightnings were shown to
east, and from the west to the south. me, and they lighten for berakah and
2 And the noise of their chariots was for satisfying.
heard, and when this turmoil took
place, the qodeshim from the A FRAGMENT OF
shamayim observed it, and the pillars THE BOOK OF NOAH
of the earth were moved from their
place, and the sound thereof was
heard from the one end of the
60 In the year 500, in the seventh
month, on the fourteenth day
of the month in the life of Hanok - In
shamayim to the other, in one day. that Parable I saw how a mighty
3 And they shall all fall down and quaking made the shamayim of
worship of hosts. And this is the shamayim to quake, and the host of
end of the second Parable. the Most High, and the messengers, a

58 And I began to speak the third

righteous and elect.
concerning the
thousand thousands and ten thousand
times ten thousand, were disturbed
with a great unrest.
2 ''Baruk are you, you righteous and 2 And the Head of Days sat on the
elect, for magnificent shall be your lot. throne of His esteem, and the
3 ''And the righteous shall be in the messengers and the righteous stood
light of the sun, and the elect in the around Him.
light of eternal hai. The days of their 3 And a great trembling seized me, and
fear took hold of me, and my loins in this do you seek to know what is
gave way, and my kidneys melted, and hidden.''
I fell upon my face. 11 And the other messenger who went
4 And Mika'l sent another messenger with me and showed me what was
from among the qodeshim and he hidden told me what is first and last in
raised me up, and when he had raised the shamayim in the height, and
me up my spirit returned; for I had not beneath the earth in the depth, and at
been able to endure the look of this the ends of the shamayim, and on the
host, and the commotion and the foundation of the shamayim.
quaking of the shamayim. And Mika'l 12 And the chambers of the winds, and
said unto me, ''Why are you disturbed how the winds are divided, and how
with such a vision? Until this day they are weighed, and the portals
lasted the day of His compassion; and of the winds are reckoned, each
He has shown favour and patience according to the power of the wind,
towards those who dwell on the earth. and the power of the lights of the
5 ''And when the day, and the power, moon, and according to the power that
and the punishment, and the judgment is fitting, and the divisions of the stars
come, which of hosts has according to their names, and how all
prepared for those who do not worship the divisions are divided.
the righteous Law, and for those who 13 And the thunders according to the
deny the righteous Right Ruling, and places where they fall, and all the
for those who take His Name in vain - divisions that are made among the
that day is prepared. For the elect: a lightnings that it may lighten, and their
Covenant, but for sinners: a judgment. host that they may at once obey.
6 ''When the punishment of of 14 For the thunder has places of rest
hosts shall rest upon them, it shall rest assigned while it is waiting for its peal;
in order that the punishment of and the thunder and lightning are
of hosts may not come in vain, and it inseparable, and although not one and
shall slay the children with their undivided, they both go together
mothers and the children with their through the spirit and do not separate.
fathers. Afterward the judgment shall 15 For when the lightning lightens, the
take place according to His thunder utters its voice, and the spirit
compassion and His patience.'' enforces a pause during the peal, and
7 And on that day were two monsters divides equally between them; for the
parted, a female monster named treasury of their peals is like the sand,
Liwiathan, to dwell in the abysses of and each one of them as it peals is
the ocean over the fountains of the held in with a bridle, and turned back
waters. by the power of the spirit, and pushed
8 And the male is named Behemoth, forward according to the many
who occupied with his breast a waste quarters of the earth.
wilderness named Dawidayin, on the 16 And the spirit of the sea is
east of the garden where the elect and masculine and strong, and according
righteous dwell - where my grandfather to the might of his strength he draws it
was taken up - the seventh from back with a rein, and in the same way
Adam, the first man whom of it is driven forward and disperses amid
hosts created. all the mountains of the earth.
9 And I pleaded with the other 17 And the spirit of the hoar-frost is his
messenger that he should show me own messenger, and the spirit of the
the might of those monsters, how they hail is a good messenger.
were parted on one day and cast - the 18 And the spirit of the snow has
one into the abysses of the sea, and forsaken his chambers on account of
the other unto the dry land of the his strength. There is a special spirit
wilderness. therein, and that which ascends from it
10 And he said to me, ''You son of man, is like smoke, and its name is frost.
19 And the spirit of the mist is not which shall strengthen righteousness.
united with them in their chambers, but 5 ''And these measures shall reveal all
it has a special chamber; for its the secrets of the depths of the earth,
course is magnificent both in light and and those who have been destroyed
in darkness, and in winter and in by the desert, and those who have
summer, and in its chamber is a been devoured by the beasts, and
messenger. those who have been devoured by the
20 And the spirit of the dew has its fish of the sea, that they may return
dwelling at the ends of the shamayim, and support themselves on the day of
and is connected with the chambers of the Elect One; for none shall be
the rain, and its course is in winter and destroyed before of hosts, and
summer: and its clouds and the clouds none can be destroyed.''
of the mist are connected, and the one 6 And all who dwell above in the
gives to the other. shamayim received a command and
21 And when the spirit of the rain power and one voice and one light like
goes forth from its chamber, the fire.
messengers come and open the 7 And their first words, that One they
chamber and lead it out. And when it is barak, and exalted and lifted up with
diffused over the whole earth it unites wisdom, and they were wise in
with the water on the earth, and utterance and in the spirit of hai.
whenever it unites with the water on 8 And of hosts placed the Elect
the earth... One on the throne of esteem. And He
22 For the waters are for those who shall judge all the works of the qodesh
dwell on the earth; for they are above in the shamayim, and in the
nourishment for the earth from the balance shall their deeds be weighed.
Most High who is in the shamayim. 9 And when He shall lift up His face to
Therefore there is a measure for the judge their secret ways according to
rain, and the messengers take it in the Word of the Name of of
charge. hosts, and their path according to the
23 And these I saw towards the garden Way of the righteous judgment of
of the righteous. of hosts, then shall they all with
24 And the messenger of peace who one voice speak and barak, and
was with me said to me, ''These two esteem and exalt and qadosh the
monsters, prepared conformable to the Name of of hosts.
greatness of Elohim, shall feed...'' 10 And He will summon all the host of

61 And I saw in those days how

long cords were given to those
messengers, and they took to their
the shamayim, and all the qodeshim
above. And the host of Elohim: the
kerubim, seraphim and ophannim, and
wings and flew, and they went towards all the messengers of power, and all
the north. the messengers of principalities, and
2 And I asked the messenger, saying the Elect One, and the other powers
unto him, ''Why have they taken these on the earth and over the water,
cords and gone off?'' And he said unto 11 on that day shall raise one voice,
me, ''They have gone to measure.'' and barak and esteem and exalt in the
3 And the messenger who went with spirit of belief, and in the spirit of
me said unto me, ''These shall bring wisdom, and in the spirit of patience,
the measures of the righteous, and the and in the spirit of favour, and in the
ropes of the righteous to the righteous, spirit of judgment and of peace, and in
that they may support themselves on the spirit of goodness, and shall all say
the Name of of hosts forever and with one voice: "Baruk is He, and may
ever. the Name of of hosts be baruk
4 ''The elect shall begin to dwell with forever and ever."
the elect, and those are the measures 12 All who do not sleep in the
which shall be given to belief and shamayim above shall barak Him. All
the qodeshim who are in the day.
shamayim shall barak Him, and all the 9 And all the sovereigns and the mighty
elect who dwell in the garden of hai, and the exalted and those who rule the
and every spirit of light who is able to earth shall fall down before Him on
barak, and esteem, and exalt, and their faces, and worship and place
qadosh Your baruk Name, and all flesh their hope upon the Bn of Adam, and
shall beyond measure esteem and petition Him and make supplication for
barak Your Name forever and ever. compassion at His hands.
13 For great is the favour of of 10 Nevertheless that Master of hosts
hosts, and He is patient, and all His will so press them that they shall
works and all that He has created He hastily go forth from His presence, and
has revealed to the righteous and elect their faces shall be filled with shame
in the Name of of hosts. and the darkness grow deeper on their

62 And thus commanded

the sovereigns and the mighty
and the exalted, and those who dwell
11 And He will deliver them to the
messengers for punishment to execute
on the earth, and said, ''Open your vengeance on them because they
eyes and lift up your horns if you are have oppressed His children and His
able to recognise the Elect One.'' elect.
2 And of hosts seated Him on the 12 And they shall be a spectacle for the
throne of His esteem, and the spirit of righteous and for His elect. They shall
righteousness was poured out upon rejoice over them, because the wrath
Him, and the Word of His mouth slays of of hosts rested upon them,
all the sinners, and all the unrighteous and His sword is drunk with their
are destroyed from before His face. blood.
3 And there shall stand up in that day 13 And the righteous and elect shall be
all the sovereigns and the mighty, and saved on that day, and they shall never
the exalted and those who hold the thereafter see the face of the sinners
earth, and they shall see and and unrighteous.
recognise how He sits on the throne of 14 And of hosts will abide over
His esteem, and righteousness is them, and with the Bn of Adam they
rightly-ruled before Him, and no lying shall eat and lie down and rise up
word is spoken before Him. forever and ever.
4 Then pain shall come upon them as 15 And the righteous and elect shall
on a woman in travail, when her child have risen from the earth, and ceased
enters the mouth of the womb, and to be sad-faced. And they shall have
she has pain in bringing forth. been clothed with garments of esteem.
5 And one portion of them shall look on 16 And these shall be the garments of
the other, and they shall be terrified, hai from of hosts, and your
and they shall be sad-faced, and pain garments shall not grow old, nor your
shall seize them, when they see the esteem pass away before of
Bn of Adam sitting on the throne of hosts.
His esteem.
6 And the sovereigns and the mighty
and all who possess the earth shall
63 In those days the mighty and
the sovereigns who possess
the earth shall beg to grant them a
barak and esteem and exalt Him who little relief from His messengers of
rules over all, who was hidden. punishment to whom they were
7 For from the beginning the Bn of delivered, that they might fall down
Adam was hidden, and the Most High and worship before of hosts, and
preserved Him in the presence of His confess their sins before Him.
might, and revealed Him to the elect. 2 And they shall barak and esteem
8 And the congregation of the elect and of hosts, and say, ''Baruk is
qodesh shall be shown, and all the of hosts and of
elect shall stand before Him on that sovereigns, and of the mighty
and of the rich, and of 2 I heard the voice of the messenger
esteem and of wisdom. saying, ''These are the messengers
3 ''And splendid in every secret who descended to the earth, and
matter is Your power from generation revealed what was hidden to the
to generation, and Your esteem children of men and seduced the
forever and ever. Deep are all Your children of men into committing sin.''
secrets and innumerable, and Your
righteousness is beyond reckoning.
4 ''We have now learned that we
65 And in those days Noah saw
the earth that it had sunk down
and its destruction was near.
should esteem and barak of 2 And he arose from there and went to
sovereigns and Him who is Sovereign the ends of the earth, and cried aloud
over all sovereigns.'' to his grandfather Hanok, and Noah
5 And they shall say, ''O that we had said three times with an embittered
rest to esteem and give thanks and voice, ''Hear me, hear me, hear me.''
confess our belief before His esteem! 3 And I said unto him, ''Tell me what it
6 ''And now we long for a little rest but is that is falling out on the earth that
do not find it, we follow hard upon and the earth is in such evil plight and
do not obtain, and light has vanished shaken, if perhaps I shall perish with
from before us, and darkness is our it?''
dwelling-place forever and ever. 4 And after that there was a great
7 ''For we have not believed before commotion on the earth, and a voice
Him nor esteemed the Name of was heard from the shamayim, and I
of hosts, but our hope was in the fell on my face.
scepter of our reign, and in our 5 And Hanok my grandfather came and
esteem. stood by me, and said unto me, ''Why
8 ''And in the day of our suffering and have you cried unto me with a bitter
tribulation He does not save us, and cry and weeping.
we find no relief for confession that our 6 ''And a command has gone forth from
Master is true in all His works, and in the presence of concerning
His right-rulings and His justice, and those who dwell on the earth that their
His right-rulings have no respect of ruin is accomplished because they
persons. have learned all the secrets of the
9 ''And we pass away from before messengers, and all the violence of
His face on account of our works, and the adversaries, and all their powers
all our sins are reckoned up in -the most secret ones- and all the
righteousness.'' power of those who practice sorcery,
10 Now they shall say unto themselves, and the power of witchcraft, and the
''Our beings are full of unrighteous power of those who make molten
gain, but it does not prevent us from images for the whole earth.
descending from the midst thereof into 7 ''And how silver is produced from the
the burden of Gehenna.'' dust of the earth, and how soft metal
11 And after that their faces shall be originates in the earth.
filled with darkness and shame before 8 ''For lead and tin are not produced
the Bn of Adam, and they shall be from the earth like the first. It is a
driven from His presence, and the fountain that produces them, and a
sword shall abide before His face in messenger stands therein, and that
their midst. messenger is the head.''
12 Thus spoke of hosts, ''This is 9 And after that my grandfather Hanok
the statute and judgment with respect took hold of me by my hand and raised
to the mighty and the sovereigns and me up, and said unto me, ''Go, for I
the exalted and those who possess the have asked of hosts regarding
earth before of hosts.'' this commotion on the earth.

64 And other forms I saw hidden

in that place.
10 ''And He said unto me, 'Because of
their unrighteousness their judgment
has been determined upon and shall earth, but it shall be baruk and multiply
not be withheld by Me forever. on the earth in the Name of .''
Because of the sorceries which they 4 And He will imprison those
have searched out and learned, the messengers, who have shown
earth and those who dwell upon it shall unrighteousness, in that burning valley
be destroyed.' which my grandfather Hanok had
11 ''And these, they have no place of formerly shown to me in the west
repentance forever, because they have among the mountains of gold and
shown them what was hidden, and silver and iron and soft metal and tin.
they are the condemned. But as for 5 And I saw that valley in which there
you, my son, of hosts knows that was a great earthquake and a
you are pure, and guiltless of this convulsion of the waters.
reproach concerning the secrets. 6 And when all this took place, from
12 ''And He has destined your name to that fiery molten metal and from the
be among the qodesh, and will earthquake in that place, there was
preserve you amongst those who dwell produced a smell of sulphur, and it was
on the earth, and has destined your connected with those waters, and that
righteous seed both for sovereignty valley of the messengers who had led
and for great honours, and from your astray burned beneath that land.
seed shall proceed a fountain of the 7 And through its valleys proceed
righteous and qodesh without number streams of fire, where these
forever.'' messengers are punished who had led

66 And after that he showed me

the messengers of punishment
who are prepared to come and let
astray those who dwell upon the earth.
8 But those waters shall in those days
serve for the sovereigns and the
loose all the powers of the waters mighty and the exalted, and those who
which are beneath in the earth in order dwell on the earth, for the healing of
to bring judgment and destruction on the body, but for the punishment of the
all who dwell on the earth. spirit. Now their spirit is full of lust, that
2 And of hosts gave command to they may be punished in their body, for
the messengers who were going forth, they have denied of hosts and
that they should not cause the waters see their punishment daily, and yet do
to rise but should hold them in check; not believe in His Name.
for those messengers were over the 9 And in proportion as the burning of
powers of the waters. their bodies becomes severe, a
3 And I went away from the presence corresponding change shall take place
of Hanok. in their spirit forever and ever; for

67 And in those days the word of

Elohim came unto me, and He
said unto me, ''Noah, your lot has
before of hosts none shall utter
an idle word.
10 For the judgment shall come upon
come up before Me, a lot without them, because they believe in the lust
blame, a lot of love and uprightness. of their body and deny the Ruah of
2 ''And now the messengers are .
making a wooden object, and when 11 And those same waters will undergo
they have completed that task I will a change in those days; for when
place My hand upon it and preserve it, those messengers are punished in
and there shall come forth from it the these waters, these water-springs shall
seed of life, and a change shall come change their temperature, and when
so that the earth will not remain the messengers ascend, this water of
without inhabitant. the springs shall change and become
3 ''And I will establish your seed before cold.
me forever and ever, and I will spread 12 And I heard Mika'l answering and
abroad those who dwell with you. It saying, ''This judgment with which the
shall not be unfruitful on the face of the messengers are judged is a testimony
for the sovereigns and the mighty who the ninth Baraki'l, the tenth Azaz'l,
possess the earth. the eleventh Armaros, the twelfth
13 ''Because these waters of judgment Batarya'al, the thirteenth Busasya'al,
minister to the healing of the body of the fourteenth Hanan'l, the fifteenth
the sovereigns and the lust of their Tur'l, and the sixteenth Simapesi'l,
body; therefore they will not see and the seventeenth Yetre'l, the
will not believe that those waters will eighteenth Tuma'l, the nineteenth
change and become a fire which burns Tsuri'l, the twentieth Rame'l, the
forever.'' twenty-first Azaz'l.

68 And after that my grandfather

Hanok gave me the teaching
of all the secrets in the Book in the
3 And these are the chiefs of their
messengers and their names, and
their chief ones over hundreds and
parables which had been given to him, over fifties and over tens.
and he put them together for me in the 4 The name of the first Yqon: that is,
words of the Book of the Parables. the one who led astray the sons of
2 And on that day Mika'l answered Elohim, and brought them down to the
Repha'l and said, ''The power of earth, and led them astray through the
the spirit transports and makes me daughters of men.
tremble because of the severity of the 5 And the second was named Asbe'l:
judgment of the secrets - the judgment he imparted to the qodesh sons of
of the messengers. Who can endure Elohim evil counsel, and led them
the severe judgment which has been astray so that they defiled their bodies
executed, and before which they melt with the daughters of men.
away?'' 6 And the third was named Gadre'l: it
3 And Mika'l answered again, and is he who showed the children of men
said to Repha'l, ''Who is he whose all the smitings of death, and he led
heart is not softened concerning it, and astray Hawwah, and showed the
whose kidneys are not troubled by this shield and the coat of mail, and the
word of judgment gone forth upon sword for battle, and all the weapons
them because of those who have thus of death to the children of men.
led them out?'' 7 And from his hand they have
4 And it came to be, when he stood proceeded against those who dwell on
before of hosts, Mika'l said thus the earth from that day and for eternity.
to Repha'l, ''I will not take their part 8 And the fourth was named
under the eye of ;for of Penemu'l: he taught the children of
hosts has been angry with them men the bitter and the sweet, and he
because they do as if they were . taught them all the secrets of their
Therefore all that is hidden shall come wisdom.
upon them forever and ever. 9 And he instructed mankind in writing
5 ''For neither messenger nor man with ink and paper, and thereby many
shall have his portion, but alone they sinned from everlasting to everlasting
have received their judgment forever and until this day.
and ever.'' 10 For men were not created for such a

69 And after this judgment they

shall terrify and make them to
tremble because they have shown this
purpose, to give confirmation to their
good belief with pen and ink.
11 For men were created exactly like
to those who dwell on the earth. the messengers, to the intent that they
2 And see, the names of those should continue pure and righteous.
messengers, and these are their And death, which destroys all matters,
names: the first of them is Shemyatsa, could not have taken hold of them, but
the second Artaqipha, and the third through this, their knowledge, they are
Armn, the fourth Kokab'l, the fifth perishing, and through this power it is
Tura'l, the sixth Rumya'al, the consuming me.
seventh Dani'l, the eighth Neqa'l, 12 And the fifth was named Kasdeya:
this is he who showed the children of 23 And there are preserved the voices
men all the wicked smiting of spirits of the thunder and the light of the
and demons, and the smiting of the lightnings: and there are preserved the
embryo in the womb, that it may pass chambers of the hail and the chambers
away, and the bites of the serpent, and of the hoarfrost, and the chambers of
the smiting which befalls through the the mist, and the chambers of the rain
noontide heat, the son of the serpent and the dew.
named Taba't. 24 And all these believe and give
13 And this is the task of Kasbe'l, the thanks before of hosts, and
chief of the oath which he showed to esteem (Him) with all their power, and
the qodeshim when he dwelt high their food is in every act of
above in esteem, and its name is Bika. thanksgiving: they thank and esteem
14 This one requested Mika'l to show and exalt the Name of of hosts
him the hidden Name, that he might forever and ever.]
pronounce it in the oath, so that those 25 And this oath is mighty over them
might quake before that Name and and through it [they are preserved and]
oath who revealed all that was in their paths are preserved, and their
secret to the children of men. course is not destroyed.
15 And this is the power of this oath, for 26 And there was great joy amongst
it is powerful and strong, and he them, and they barak and esteemed
placed this oath Aka'l in the hand of and exalted because the Name of the
Mika'l. Bn of Adam had been revealed unto
16 And these are the secrets of this them.
oath. And they are strong through his 27 And He sat on the throne of his
oath. And the shamayim was esteem, and the sum of judgment was
suspended before the world was given unto the Bn of Adam, and He
created, and forever. caused the sinners to pass away and
17 And through it the earth was be destroyed from off the face of the
founded upon the water, and from the earth, and those who have led the
secret recesses of the mountains world astray.
come pleasant waters from the 28 With chains shall they be bound,
creation of the world and unto forever. and in their assemblage-place of
18 And through that oath the sea was destruction shall they be imprisoned,
created, and as its foundation He and all their works vanish from the
appointed for it the sand against the face of the earth.
time of anger, and it dare not pass 29 And from hereon there shall be none
beyond it from the creation of the world corruptible; for the Bn of Adam has
unto forever. appeared, and has seated Himself on
19 And through that oath are the the throne of His esteem, and all evil
depths made firm, and endure and do shall pass away before His face, and
not move from their place from the Word of the Bn of Adam shall go
everlasting to everlasting. forth and be strong before of
20 And through that oath the sun and hosts. This is the Third Parable of
moon complete their course, and Hanok.
deviate not from their ordinance from
everlasting to everlasting.
21 And through that oath the stars
70 And it came to be after this,
that his name during his
lifetime was raised above to the Bn of
complete their course, and He calls Adam and to of hosts from
them by their names, and they answer amongst those who dwell on the earth.
Him from everlasting to everlasting. 2 And he was raised above on the
22 [And in the same way the spirits of chariots of the spirit and his name
the water, and of the winds, and of all vanished among them.
breezes, and (their) paths from all the 3 And from that day I was no longer
quarters of the winds. numbered amongst them: and he
placed me between the two winds, 10 And with them the Head of Days,
between the North and the West, His head white and pure as wool, and
where the messenger took the cords to His garments indescribable.
measure for me the place for the elect 11 And I fell on my face, and my whole
and righteous. body became relaxed, and my spirit
4 And there I saw the first fathers and was transfigured; and I cried with a
the righteous who from the beginning loud voice, with the spirit of power, and
dwell in that place. barak and esteemed and exalted.

71 And it came to be after this,

that my spirit was translated
and it ascended into the shamayim:
12 And these birekoth which went forth
out of my mouth were well pleasing
before that Head of Days. And that
and I saw the qodesh sons of Elohim. Head of Days came with Mika'l and
They were stepping on flames of fire: Gabri'l, Repha'l and Phanu'l,
their garments were white and their thousands and ten thousands of
faces shone like snow. messengers without number.
2 And I saw two streams of fire, and 14 And he came to me and greeted
the light of that fire shone like jacinth, me with his voice, and said unto
and I fell on my face before of me, ''This is the Bn of Adam who
hosts. is born unto righteousness, and
3 And the messenger Mika'l seized righteousness abides over Him, and
me by my right hand, and lifted me up the righteousness of the Head of Days
and led me forth into all the secrets, does not forsake Him.
and he showed me all the secrets of 15 And he said unto me, ''He proclaims
righteousness. unto you peace in the name of the
4 And he showed me all the secrets of world to come. For from here has
the ends of the shamayim, and all the proceeded peace since the creation of
chambers of all the stars, and all the the world, and so shall it be unto you
lights, where they proceed before the forever and forever and ever.
face of the qodeshim. 16 ''And all shall walk in His ways since
5 And he translated my spirit into the righteousness never forsakes Him.
shamayim of shamayim, and I saw With Him will be their dwelling-places,
there as it were, a structure built of and with Him their heritage, and they
crystals, and between those crystals - shall not be separated from Him
tongues of living fire. forever and ever and ever.
6 And my spirit saw the girdle which 17 ''And so there shall be length of
surrounded that house of fire, and on days with the Bn of Adam, and the
its four sides were streams full of living righteous shall have peace and an
fire, and they surrounded that house. upright Way in the Name of of
7 And round about were seraphim, hosts forever and ever.''
kerubim, and ophannim: and these are
they who do not sleep but guard the ASTRONOMY
throne of His esteem.
8 And I saw messengers who could not
be counted, a thousand thousands,
72 The book of the courses of the
lights of the shamayim, the
relations of each, according to their
and ten thousand times ten thousand, classes, their dominion and their
encircling that house. And Mika'l, and seasons, according to their names and
Repha'l, and Gabri'l, and Phanu'l, places of origin, and according to their
and the qodesh messengers who are months, which Uri'l, the qodesh
above the shamayim, go in and out of messenger, who was with me, who is
that house. their guide, showed me; and he
9 And they came forth from that house, showed me all their laws exactly as
and Mika'l and Gabri'l, Repha'l and they are, and how it is with regard to
Phanu'l, and many qodesh all the years of the world and unto
messengers without number. everlasting, till the new creation is
accomplished which endures till by two parts and amounts to eleven
everlasting. parts, and the night becomes shorter
2 And this is the first law of the lights: and amounts to seven parts.
the light, the Sun has its rising in the 13 And it returns to the east and enters
eastern portals of the shamayim, and into the sixth portal, and rises and
its going down in the western portals of goes down in the sixth portal thirty-one
the shamayim. mornings on account of its sign.
3 And I saw six portals in which the sun 14 On that day the day becomes
rises, and six portals in which the sun longer than the night, and the day
goes down and the moon rises and becomes double the night, and the day
goes down in these portals, and the becomes twelve parts, and the night is
leaders of the stars and those whom shortened and becomes six parts.
they lead: six in the east and six in the 15 And the sun mounts up to make the
west, and all following each other in day shorter and the night longer, and
accurately corresponding order: also the sun returns to the east and enters
many windows to the right and left of into the sixth portal, and rises from it
these portals. and goes down thirty mornings.
4 And first there goes forth the 16 And when thirty mornings are
great light, named the sun, and its accomplished, the day decreases by
circumference is like the circumference exactly one part, and becomes eleven
of the shamayim, and he is quite filled parts, and the night seven.
with illuminating and heating fire. 17 And the sun goes forth from that
5 The chariot on which he ascends, the sixth portal in the west, and goes to
wind drives, and the sun goes down the east and rises in the fifth portal for
from the shamayim and returns thirty mornings, and goes down in the
through the north in order to reach the west again in the fifth western portal.
east, and is so guided that he comes 18 On that day the day decreases by
to that portal and shines in the face of two parts, and amounts to ten parts
the shamayim. and the night to eight parts.
6 In this way he rises in the first month 19 And the sun goes forth from that fifth
in the great portal, which is the fourth. portal and goes down in the fifth portal
7 And in that fourth portal from which of the west, and rises in the fourth
the sun rises in the first month are portal for thirty-one mornings on
twelve window-openings, from which account of its sign, and goes down in
proceed a flame when they are the west.
opened in their season. 20 On that day the day is equalised
8 When the sun rises in the shamayim, with the night, and the night amounts
he comes forth through that fourth to nine parts and the day to nine parts.
portal thirty mornings in succession, 21 And the sun rises from that portal
and goes down exactly in the fourth and goes down in the west, and
portal in the west of the shamayim. returns to the east and rises thirty
9 And during this period the day mornings in the third portal and goes
becomes daily longer and the night, down in the west in the third portal.
nightly shorter to the thirtieth morning. 22 And on that day the night becomes
10 On that day the day is longer than longer than the day, and night
the night by a ninth part, and the day becomes longer than night, and day
amounts exactly to ten parts and the shorter than day till the thirtieth
night to eight parts. morning, and the night amounts
11 And the sun rises from that fourth exactly to ten parts and the day to
portal, and goes down in the fourth eight parts.
and returns to the fifth portal of the 23 And the sun rises from that third
east thirty mornings, and rises from it portal and goes down in the third portal
and goes down in the fifth portal. in the west and returns to the east, and
12 And then the day becomes longer for thirty mornings rises in the second
portal in the east, and in the same way returns sixty times and rises - the great
goes down in the second portal in the light which is named the sun, forever
west of the shamayim. and ever.
24 And on that day the night amounts 36 And that which rises is the great
to eleven parts and the day to seven light, and is so named according to its
parts. appearance, according as
25 And the sun rises on that day from commanded.
that second portal and goes down in 37 As he rises, so he goes down and
the west in the second portal, and does not decrease, and does not rest,
returns to the east into the first portal but runs day and night, and its light is
for thirty-one mornings, and goes sevenfold brighter than that of the
down in the first portal in the west of moon; but as regards size, they are
the shamayim. both equal.
26 And on that day the night becomes
longer and amounts to the double of
the day: and the night amounts exactly
73 And after this law I saw
another law dealing with the
smaller light, which is named the
to twelve parts and the day to six. moon.
27 And the sun has traversed the 2 And her circumference is like the
divisions of its orbit and turns again on circumference of the shamayim, and
those divisions of its orbit, and enters her chariot in which she rides is driven
that portal thirty mornings and goes by the wind, and light is given to her in
down also in the west opposite to it. measure.
28 And on that night, the night has 3 And her rising and going down
decreased in length by a ninth part, change every month, and her days are
and the night has become eleven like the days of the sun, and when her
parts, and the day seven parts. light is uniform it amounts to the
29 And the sun has returned and seventh part of the light of the sun.
entered into the second portal in the 4 And thus she rises, and her first
east, and returns on those, its divisions phase in the east comes forth on the
of its orbit for thirty mornings, rising thirtieth morning. And on that day she
and going down. becomes visible, and constitutes for
30 And on that day the night decreases you the first phase of the moon on the
in length, and the night amounts to ten thirtieth day together with the sun in
parts and the day to eight. the portal where the sun rises.
31 And on that day the sun rises from 5 And the one half of her goes forth
that portal, and goes down in the west, by a seventh part, and her whole
and returns to the east, and rises in circumference is empty, without light,
the third portal for thirty-one mornings, with the exception of one-seventh part
and goes down in the west of the of it, the fourteenth part of her light.
shamayim. 6 And when she receives one-seventh
32 On that day the night decreases and part of the half of her light, her light
amounts to nine parts, and the day to amounts to one-seventh part and the
nine parts, and the night is equal to the half thereof.
day and the year is exactly as to its 7 And she goes down with the sun, and
days three hundred and sixty-four. when the sun rises the moon rises with
33 And the length of the day and of the him and receives the half of one part of
night, and the shortness of the day and light, and in that night in the beginning
of the night arise - through the course of her morning in the beginning of the
of the sun they are separated. lunar day, the moon goes down with
34 So it comes that its course becomes the sun, and is invisible that night with
daily longer, and its course nightly the fourteen parts and the half of one
shorter. of them.
35 And this is the law and the course of 8 And she rises on that day with
the sun, and its return as often as he exactly a seventh part, and comes
forth and recedes from the rising of the years, six days every year come to
sun, and in her remaining days she thirty days, and the moon falls behind
becomes bright in the thirteen parts. the sun and stars to the number of

74 And I saw another course, a

law for her, how according to
that law she performs her monthly
thirty days.
12 And the sun and the stars bring in all
the years exactly, so that they do not
revolution. advance or delay their position by a
2 And all these Uri'l, the qodesh single day unto everlasting; but
messenger who is the leader of them complete the years with perfect justice
all, showed to me, and their positions. in three hundred and sixty-four days.
And I wrote down their positions as he 13 In three years there are one
showed them to me, and I wrote down thousand and ninety-two days, and in
their months as they were, and the five years; one thousand, eight
appearance of their lights till fifteen hundred and twenty days, so that in
days were accomplished. eight years there are two thousand,
3 In single seventh parts she nine hundred and twelve days.
accomplishes all her light in the east, 14 For the moon alone the days
and in single seventh parts amount in three years to one thousand
accomplishes all her darkness in the and sixty-two days, and in five years
west. she falls fifty days behind: to the sum
4 And in certain months she alters her there is five to be added and sixty-two
going down, and in certain months she days.
pursues her own peculiar course. 15 And in five years there are one
5 In two months the moon goes down thousand, seven hundred and seventy
with the sun: in those two middle days, so that for the moon the days six
portals the third and the fourth. in eight years amount to twenty-one
6 She goes forth for seven days, and thousand, eight hundred and thirty-two
turns about and returns again through days.
the portal where the sun rises, and 16 For in eight years she falls behind to
accomplishes all her light: and she the amount of eighty days, all the
recedes from the sun, and in eight seventeen days she falls behind in
days enters the sixth portal from which eight years are eighty.
the sun goes forth. 17 And the year is accurately
7 And when the sun goes forth from the completed in conformity with their
fourth portal she goes forth seven world-stations and the stations of the
days, until she goes forth from the fifth sun, which rise from the portals
and turns back again in seven days through which it rises and goes down
into the fourth portal and accomplishes thirty days.
all her light: and she recedes and
enters into the first portal in eight days.
8 And she returns again in seven days
75 And the leaders of the heads
of the thousands, who are
placed over the whole creation and
into the fourth portal from which the over all the stars, have also to do with
sun goes forth. the four intercalary days, being
9 Thus I saw their position - how the inseparable from their office, according
moon rose and the sun went down in to the reckoning of the year, and these
those days. render service on the four days which
10 And if five years are added together are not reckoned in the reckoning of
the sun has an excess of thirty days, the year.
and all the days which increase to it for 2 And owing to them men go astray
one of those five years, when they are therein, for those lights truly render
full, amount to three hundred and service on the world-stations, one in
sixty-four days. the first portal, one in the third portal of
11 And the excess of the sun and of the shamayim, one in the fourth portal,
the stars amounts to six days: in five and one in the sixth portal, and the
exactness of the year is accomplished 3 And the three first are those of the
through its separate three hundred and east, and three are of the north, and
sixty-four stations. three after those on the left of the
3 For the signs and the times and the south, and three of the west.
years and the days the messenger 4 Through four of these come winds of
Uri'l showed to me, whom of berakah and prosperity, and from
esteem has appointed forever over all those eight come hurtful winds - when
the lights of the shamayim, in the they are sent, they bring destruction on
shamayim and in the world, that they all the earth and on the water upon it,
should rule on the face of the and on all who dwell upon it, and on all
shamayim and be seen on the earth, which are in the water and on the land.
and be leaders for the day and the 5 And the first wind from those portals,
night: the sun, moon, and stars, and all called the east wind, comes forth
the ministering beings which make through the first portal which is in the
their revolution in all the chariots of the east, inclining towards the south - from
shamayim. it come forth desolation, drought, heat,
4 In the same way, twelve doors Uri'l and destruction.
showed me, open in the circumference 6 And through the second portal in the
of the sun's chariot in the shamayim, middle comes what is fitting, and from
through which the rays of the sun it, there comes rain and fruitfulness
break forth: and from them is warmth and prosperity and dew; and through
diffused over the earth, when they are the third portal which lies toward the
opened at their appointed times. north come cold and drought.
5 And for the winds and the spirit of the 7 And after these come forth the south
dew when they are opened, standing winds through three portals - through
open in the shamayim at the ends. the first portal of them inclining to the
6 As for the twelve portals in the east comes forth a hot wind.
shamayim, at the ends of the earth, 8 And through the middle portal next to
out of which go forth the sun, moon, it there come forth fragrant smells, and
and stars, and all the works of the dew and rain, and prosperity and
shamayim in the east and in the west, health.
7 there are many windows open to the 9 And through the third portal lying to
left and right of them, and one window the west come forth dew and rain,
at its appointed time produces warmth, locusts and desolation.
corresponding to those doors from 10 And after these the north winds -
which the stars come forth according from the seventh portal in the east
as He has commanded them, and come dew and rain, locusts and
wherein they are placed corresponding desolation.
to their number. 11 And from the middle portal, come in
8 And I saw chariots in the shamayim, a direct direction, health and rain and
running in the world, above those dew and prosperity; and through the
portals in which revolve the stars that third portal in the west come cloud and
never go down. frost, and snow and rain, and dew and
9 And one is larger than all the rest, locusts.
and it is that which makes its course 12 And after these four are the west
through the entire world. winds - through the first portal

76 And at the ends of the earth I

saw twelve portals open to all
the quarters from which the winds go
adjoining the north come forth dew and
frost, and cold and snow and ice.
13 And from the middle portal come
forth and blow over the earth. forth dew and rain, and prosperity and
2 Three of them are open on the face berakah; and through the last portal
of the shamayim, and three in the which adjoins the south come forth
west, and three on the right of the drought and desolation, and burning
shamayim, and three on the left. and destruction.
14 And the twelve portals of the four circumference of both is alike.
quarters of the shamayim are 4 In the circumference of the sun there
completed, and all their laws and all are seven portions of light which are
their plagues and all their goodness added to it more than to the moon, and
have I shown to you, my son in definite measures it is transferred till
Methushelah. the seventh portion of the sun is

77 And the first quarter is called

the east, because it is the first.
and the second, the south, because
5 And they go down and enter the
portals of the west, and make their
the Most High will descend there, even revolution by the north, and come forth
there, in quite a special sense will He through the eastern portals on the face
who is baruk, forever descend. of the shamayim.
2 And the west quarter is named the 6 And when the moon rises, one-
diminished, because there all the lights fourteenth part appears in the
of the shamayim diminish and go shamayim - the light becomes full in
down. her - on the fourteenth day she
3 And the fourth quarter, named the accomplishes her light.
north, is divided into three parts: the 7 And fifteen parts of light are
first of them is for the dwelling of men; transferred to her till the fifteenth day -
and the second contains seas of water, her light is accomplished, according to
and the abysses and forests and the sign of the year, and she becomes
rivers, and darkness and clouds; and fifteen parts, and the moon grows by
the third part contains the garden of fourteenth parts.
righteousness. 8 And in her diminishing, decreases on
4 I saw seven high mountains, higher the first day to fourteen parts of her
than all the mountains which are on light; on the second, to thirteen parts of
the earth: and from there comes forth light; on the third, to twelve; on the
frost, and days, seasons, and years fourth, to eleven; on the fifth, to ten; on
pass away. the sixth, to nine; on the seventh, to
5 I saw seven rivers on the earth larger eight; on the eighth, to seven; on the
than all the rivers - one of them coming ninth, to six; on the tenth, to five; on
from the west pours its waters into the the eleventh, to four; on the twelfth, to
Great Sea. three; on the thirteenth, to two; on the
6 And these two come from the north to fourteenth, to the half of a seventh,
the sea and pour their waters into the and all her remaining light disappears
Eastern Sea in the east. wholly on the fifteenth.
7 And the remaining four come forth on 9 And in certain months the month has
the side of the north to their own sea, twenty-nine days and once twenty-
two of them to the Eastern Sea, and eight.
two into the Great Sea and discharge 10 And Uri'l showed me another law:
themselves there, and some say, into when light is transferred to the moon,
the desert. and on which side it is transferred to
8 Seven great islands I saw in the sea her by the sun.
and in the mainland: two in the 11 During all the period during
mainland and five in the Great Sea. which the moon is growing in her light,

78 And the names of the sun are

the following: the first Aryares,
and the second T'oma.
she is transferring it to herself when
opposite to the sun. During fourteen
days her light is accomplished in the
2 And the moon has four names: the shamayim, and when she is
first name is Asoniya, the second Ebla, illuminated throughout, her light is
the third Benase, and the fourth Erae. accomplished full in the shamayim.
3 These are the two great lights: their 12 And on the first day she is called the
circumference is like the circumference new moon, for on that day the light
of the shamayim, and the size of the rises upon her.
13 She becomes full moon exactly on every light which Uri'l the chief
the day when the sun goes down in messenger, who is their leader,
the west, and from the east she rises showed to me.
at night, and the moon shines the
whole night through till the sun rises
over against her and the moon is seen
80 And in those days the
messenger Uri'l answered
and said to me, ''See, I have shown
over against the sun. you all matters, Hanok, and I have
14 On the side where the light of the revealed all to you that you should see
moon comes forth, there again she - this sun and this moon, and the
diminishes till all the light vanishes and leaders of the stars of the shamayim
all the days of the month are at an and all those who turn them, their
end, and her circumference is empty, tasks and times and departures.
void of light. 2 ''And in the days of the sinners the
15 And three months she makes of years shall be shortened, and their
thirty days, and at her time she makes seed shall be late on their lands and
three months of twenty-nine days fields, and all on the earth shall alter,
each, in which she accomplishes her and shall not appear in their time, and
diminishing in the first period of time, the rain shall be kept back and the
and in the first portal for one hundred shamayim shall withhold.
and seventy-seven days. 3 ''And in those times the fruits of the
16 And in the time of her going out she earth shall be backward, and shall not
appears for three months, thirty days grow in their time, and the fruits of the
each, and for three months she trees shall be withheld in their time.
appears twenty-nine each. 4 ''And the moon shall alter her order,
17 At night she appears like a man for and not appear at her time.
twenty days each time, and by day she 5 ''And in those days the sun shall be
appears like the shamayim, and there seen and he shall journey in the
is none else in her save her light. evening on the extremity of the great

79 And now, my son, I have

shown you all matters, and the
law of all the stars of the shamayim is
chariot in the west and shall shine
more brightly than accordance with the
order of light.
completed. 6 ''And many chiefs of the stars shall
2 And he showed me all the laws of transgress the order, and these shall
these for every day, and for every alter their orbits and tasks, and not
season of bearing rule, and for every appear at the seasons prescribed to
year, and for its going forth, and for the them.
order prescribed to it every month and 7 ''And the whole order of the stars
every week: shall be concealed from the sinners,
3 And the diminishing of the moon and the thoughts of those on the earth
which takes place in the sixth portal - shall err concerning them, and they
for in this sixth portal her light is shall be altered from all their ways,
accomplished. And after that there is also they shall go astray and take
the beginning of the diminishing, them to be mighty ones.
4 which takes place in the first portal in 8 ''And evil shall be multiplied upon
its season, till one hundred and them, and punishment shall come
seventy-seven days are accomplished upon them so as to destroy all.''
- reckoned according to weeks -
twenty-five and two days.
5 She falls behind the sun and the
81 And he said unto me,
''Observe, Hanok,
tablets of the shamayim, and read

order of the stars exactly five days in what is written upon them, and mark
the course of one period, and when every individual fact.''
this place which you see has been 2 And I observed the tablets of the
traversed. shamayim, and read all which was
6 Such is the picture and sketch of written and understood all matters, and
read the Book of all the deeds of father's hand, and deliver them to the
mankind, and of all the children of generations of the world.
flesh that shall be upon the earth to the 2 I have given wisdom to you and to
remotest generations. your children, and your children that
3 And immediately I barak the great shall be unto you, that they may give it
Master, the Sovereign of esteem to their children for generations - this
forever, in that He has made all the wisdom - that passes their thought.
works of the world, and I exalted 3 And those who understand it shall not
because of His patience, and barak sleep, but shall listen with the ear that
Him because of the children of men. they may learn this wisdom, and it
4 And after that I said, ''Baruk is the shall please those that eat of it, better
man who dies in righteousness and than good food.
goodness, concerning whom there is 4 Baruk are all the righteous. Baruk are
no book of unrighteousness written, all those who walk In the Way of
and against whom no day of judgment righteousness and do not sin as the
shall be found.'' sinners, in the reckoning of all their
5 And those seven qodeshim brought days in which the sun traverses the
me and placed me on the earth before shamayim, entering into and departing
the door of my house, and said to me, from the portals for thirty days with the
''Declare all matters to your son heads of thousands of the order of the
Methushelah, and show to all your stars, together with the four which are
children that no flesh is righteous in intercalated which divide the four
the sight of , for He is their portions of the year, which lead them
Creator. and enter with them four days.
6 ''One year we will leave you with your 5 Owing to them, men shall be at fault
son, till you give your Commands, that and not reckon them in the whole
you may teach your children and reckoning of the year; also, men shall
record for them, and testify to all your be at fault, and not recognise them
children, and in the second year they accurately.
shall take you from their midst. 6 For they belong to the reckoning of
7 ''Let your heart be strong, for the the year and are truly recorded
good shall announce righteousness to forever; one in the first portal and one
the good; the righteous with the in the third, and one in the fourth and
righteous shall rejoice, and shall offer one in the sixth, and the year is
congratulations to one another. completed in three hundred and sixty-
8 ''But the sinners shall die with the four days.
sinners, and the backslider go down 7 And the account thereof is accurate
with the backslider. and the recorded reckoning thereof
9 ''And those who practice exact; for the lights, and months and
righteousness shall die on account of Festivals, and years and days, has
the deeds of men, and be taken away Uri'l shown and revealed to me, to
on account of the doings of the whom the Master of the whole creation
wicked.'' of the world has subjected the host of
10 And in those days they ceased to the shamayim.
speak to me, and I came to my people, 8 And He has power over night and
giving berakah to the Master of the day in the shamayim to cause the light
world. to give light to men - sun, moon, and

82 And now, my
Methushelah, all these I am
recounting to you and writing down
son stars, and all the powers of the
shamayim which revolve in their
circular chariots.
for you! and I have revealed to you 9 And these are the orders of the stars,
all matters, and given you books which go down in their places, and in
concerning all these. So preserve, my their Appointed Times and Festivals
son Methushelah, the books from your and months.
10 And these are the names of those Helemmelek, whom one names the
who lead them, who watch that they shining sun, and all the days of his
enter at their times, in their orders, in light are ninety-one days.
their seasons, in their months, in their 19 And these are the signs of days on
periods of dominion, and in their the earth: glowing heat and dryness,
positions. and the trees ripen their fruits and
11 Their four leaders who divide the produce all their fruits ripe and ready,
four parts of the year enter first; and and the sheep pair and become
after them the twelve leaders of the pregnant, and all the fruits of the earth
orders who divide the months; and for are gathered in, and all that is in the
the three hundred and sixty there are fields, and the winepress - these take
heads over thousands who divide the place in the days of his dominion.
days; and for the four intercalary days 20 These are the names, and the
there are the leaders which divide the orders, and the leaders of those heads
four parts of the year. of thousands: Gedalyah, Qe'l, and
12 And these heads over thousands Hi'l, and the name of the head of a
are intercalated between leader and thousand which is added to them,
leader, each behind a station, but their Aspha'l: and the days of his dominion
leaders make the division. are at an end.
13 And these are the names of the
leaders who divide the four parts of the DREAMS
year which are ordained: Malki'l,
Allammelek, and Melekya'al, and
Nr'l .
83 And now, my
Methushelah, I will show you
all my visions which I have seen,

14 And the names of those who lead recounting them before you.
them: Adnar'l, and Yasusa'l, and 2 Two visions I saw before I took a
Elome'l - these three follow the wife, and the one was quite unlike the
leaders of the orders, and there is one other: the first when I was learning to
that follows the three leaders of the write; the second before I took your
orders which follow those leaders of mother, I saw a terrible vision. And
stations that divide the four parts of the regarding them I prayed to .
year. 3 I had laid down in the house of my
15 In the beginning of the year grandfather Mahalal'l; I saw in a
Melekya'al rises first and rules, who is vision how the shamayim collapsed
named Tama'ini and Shemesh, and all and was taken away and fell to the
the days of his dominion whilst he earth.
bears rule are ninety-one days. 4 And when it fell to the earth I saw
16 And these are the signs of the days how the earth was swallowed up in a
which are to be seen on earth in the great abyss, and mountains were
days of his dominion: sweat, and heat, suspended on mountains, and hills
and calms. And all the trees bear fruit, sank down on hills, and high trees
and leaves are produced on all the were torn from their stems, and hurled
trees, and the harvest of wheat, and down and sunk in the abyss.
the rose-flowers, and all the flowers 5 And after that a word fell into my
which come forth in the field, but the mouth, and I lifted up to cry aloud, and
trees of the winter season become said, ''The earth is destroyed.''
withered. 6 And my grandfather Mahalal'l woke
17 And these are the names of the me as I lay near him, and said unto
leaders which are under them: me, ''Why do you cry so, my son, and
Beraki4 'l, Zelebts'l, and another who why do you make such lamentation?''
is added a head of a thousand, called 7 And I recounted to him the whole
Hiluyasph: and the days of the vision which I had seen, and he said
dominion of this are at an end. unto me, ''A terrible matter you have
18 The next leader after him is seen, my son, and of grave moment is
your vision as to the secrets of all the from Your presence. And You know
sin of the earth - it must sink into the and see and hear all matters, and
abyss and be destroyed with a great there is none hidden from You for You
destruction. see all.
8 ''And now, my son, arise and make 4 ''And now the messengers of Your
petition to of esteem, since you shamayim are guilty of trespass, and
are a believer, that a remnant may upon the flesh of men Your wrath
remain on the earth, and that He may abides until the great day of judgment.
not destroy the whole earth. 5 ''And now, O Elohim and Master and
9 ''My son, from the shamayim all this Great Sovereign, I implore and pray to
will come upon the earth, and upon the fulfill my prayer, to leave me a posterity
earth there will be great destruction.'' on earth, and not destroy all the flesh
10 After that I arose and prayed and of man, and make the earth without
implored and pleaded, and wrote down inhabitant, so that there should be an
my prayer for the generations of the eternal destruction.
world, and I will show all matters to 6 ''And now, my Master, destroy
you, my son Methushelah. from the earth the flesh which has
11 And when I had gone forth below aroused Your wrath, but the flesh
and seen the shamayim, and the sun of righteousness and uprightness
rising in the east, and the moon going establish as a plant of the eternal
down in the west, and a few stars, and seed, and do not hide Your face from
the whole earth, and all as He had the prayer of Your servant, O .''
known it in the beginning, then I barak
of right-ruling and exalted Him
because He had made the sun to go
85 And after this I saw another
dream, and I will show the
whole dream to you, my son.
forth from the windows of the east, and 2 And Hanok lifted up and spoke to his
he ascended and rose on the face of son Methushelah, ''To you, my son,
the shamayim, and departed and kept will I speak. Hear my words, incline
traversing the path shown unto him. your ear to the vision of your father.

84 And I lifted up my hands in

righteousness and barak the
Qadosh and Great One, and spoke
3 ''Before I took your mother Edna, I
saw in a vision on my bed, and see, a
bull came forth from the earth, and the
with the breath of my mouth, and with bull was white, and after it came forth
the tongue of flesh, which Elohim has a heifer, and along with this came forth
made for the children of the flesh of two bulls, one of them black and the
men, that they should speak with, and other red.
He gave them breath and a tongue 4 ''And the black bull gored the red one
and a mouth that they should speak and pursued him over the earth, and I
with, could no longer see the red bull.
2 ''Baruk are You, O Master, 5 ''But the black bull grew and the
Sovereign, great and mighty in Your heifer went with him, and I saw that
greatness, Master of the whole many oxen proceeded from him which
creation of the shamayim, Sovereign resembled and followed him.
of sovereigns and Elohim of the whole 6 ''And the cow, the first one, went from
world. And Your power and reign and the presence of the first bull in order to
greatness abide forever and ever, and seek the red one, but did not find, and
throughout all generations. Your lamented with a great lamentation over
dominion, and all the shamayim are him and sought him.
Your throne forever, and the whole 7 ''And I looked till the first bull came to
earth Your footstool forever and ever. her and quieted her, and from that time
3 ''For You have made and You rule all, onward she cried no more.
and no matter is too hard for You. 8 ''And after that she bore another
Wisdom does not depart from the white bull, and after him she bore
place of Your throne, nor turn away many bulls and black cows.
9 ''And I saw in my sleep the white bull high above the earth, and all the hills
likewise grow and become a great were lower.
white bull, and from him proceeded 4 And one said unto me, ''Remain here
many white bulls, and they resembled till you see all that befalls those
him. And they began to bring forth elephants, camels, and asses, and the
many white bulls, which resembled stars and the oxen, and all of them.''
them, one following the other, very
many.'' 88 And I saw one of those four
who had come forth first, and

86 And again I saw with my eyes

as I slept, and I saw the
shamayim above, and see, a star fell
he seized the first star which had fallen
from the shamayim, and bound it hand
and foot and cast it into an abyss. Now
from the shamayim, and it arose and the abyss was narrow and deep, and
ate and pastured amongst those oxen. horrible and dark.
2 And after that I saw the large and the 2 And one of them drew a sword, and
black oxen, and see, they all changed gave it to those elephants and camels
their stalls and pastures and their and asses, then they began to smite
cattle, and began to live with each each other, and the whole earth
other. quaked because of them.
3 And again I saw in the vision, and 3 And as I was watching in the vision,
looked towards the shamayim, and see, one of those four who had come
see, I saw many stars descend and forth, thrown from the shamayim, and
cast themselves down from the gathered and took all the great stars
shamayim to the first star, and they whose members were like those of
became bulls amongst those cattle horses, and bound them all hand and
and pastured with them amongst them. foot, and cast them in an abyss of the
4 And I looked at them and saw, and earth.
see, they all let out their members like
horses, and began to cover the cows
of the oxen, and they all became
89 And one of those four went to
the white bull and instructed
him in a secret, without being terrified -
pregnant and brought forth elephants, he was born a bull and became a man,
camels, and asses. and built for himself a great vessel and
5 And all the oxen feared them and dwelt upon it - and three bulls dwelt
were frightened at them, and began to with him in the vessel and they were
bite with their teeth and to devour, and covered in.
to gore with their horns. 2 And again I raised my eyes towards
6 And they began also, to devour those the shamayim and saw a high roof,
oxen; and see, all the children of the with seven water torrents upon them,
earth began to tremble and quake and those torrents flowed with much
before them, and to flee from them. water into an enclosure.

87 And again I saw how they

began to gore each other and
to devour each other, and the earth
3 And I saw again, and see, fountains
were opened on the surface of the
great enclosure, and the water began
began to cry aloud. to swell and rise upon the surface, and
2 And I raised my eyes again to the I saw the enclosure till all its surface
shamayim, and I saw in the vision, and was covered with water.
see, there came forth from the 4 And the water, the darkness, and
shamayim, beings who were like white mist increased upon it; and as I looked
men, and four went forth from that at the height of the water, the water
place, and three with them. had risen above the height of the
3 And those three that had last come enclosure, and was streaming over the
forth grasped me by my hand and took enclosure, and it stood upon the earth.
me up, away from the generations of 5 And all the cattle of the enclosure
the earth, and raised me up to a high were gathered together until I saw how
place, and showed me a tower raised they sank and were swallowed up and
perished in the water. they cried aloud on account of their
6 But the vessel floated on the water, little ones, and to complain unto their
while all the oxen and elephants and Master.
camels and asses sank to the bottom 16 And a sheep which had been saved
with all the animals, so that I could no from the wolves fled and escaped to
longer see them, and they were not the wild asses; and I saw the sheep
able to escape; perished and sunk to how they lamented and cried, and
the depths. pleaded their Master with all their
7 And again I saw in the vision till those might, till that Master of the sheep
water torrents were removed from the descended at the voice of the sheep
high roof, and the chasms of the earth from a high abode, and came to them
were leveled up and other abysses and pastured them.
were opened. 17 And He called the sheep which had
8 Then the water began to run down escaped the wolves, and spoke with it
into these, till the earth became visible; concerning the wolves that it should
but the vessel rested on the earth, and warn them not to touch the sheep.
the darkness withdrew and light 18 And the sheep went to the wolves
appeared. according to the word of the Master,
9 But the white bull which had become and another sheep met it and went
a man came out of the vessel, and the with it, and the two went and entered
three bulls with him, and one of those together into the assembly of those
three was white like the bull, and one wolves, and spoke with them and
of them was red as blood, and one warned them not to touch the sheep
black, and the white bull departed from from hereon.
them. 19 And after that I saw the wolves, and
10 And they began to bring forth beasts how they oppressed the sheep
of the field and birds, so that there exceedingly with all their power; and
arose different kinds: lions, tigers, the sheep cried aloud.
wolves, dogs, hyenas, wild boars, 20 And the Master came to the sheep
foxes, squirrels, pigs, hawks, vultures, and they began to smite those wolves;
hawks, eagles, and ravens; and and the wolves began to make
among them was born a white bull. lamentation, but the sheep became
11 And they began to bite one another; quiet and immediately ceased to cry
but that white bull which was born out.
amongst them brought forth a wild ass 21 And I saw the sheep till they
and a white bull with it, and the wild departed from amongst the wolves; but
asses multiplied. the eyes of the wolves were blinded,
12 But the bull which was born from and the wolves departed in pursuit of
him brought forth a black wild boar and the sheep with all their might.
a white sheep; and the former brought 22 And the Master of the sheep went
forth many boars, but the sheep with them, as their leader, and all His
brought forth twelve sheep. sheep followed Him, and His face was
13 And when those twelve sheep had dazzling and magnificent and
grown, they gave up one of them to awesome to look upon.
the asses, and those asses again gave 23 But the wolves began to pursue the
up that sheep to the wolves, and the sheep till they reached a sea of water.
sheep grew up among the wolves. 24 And the sea was divided, and the
14 And the Master brought the eleven water stood on this side and on that
sheep to live with it and to pasture with before their face, and their Master led
it among the wolves, and they them and placed Himself between
multiplied and became many flocks of them and the wolves.
sheep. 25 And as the wolves did not yet see
15 And the wolves began to terror the sheep; they proceeded into the
them, and they oppressed them until midst of the sea, and the wolves
followed the sheep, and the wolves ran back those sheep that had fallen away,
after them into the sea. and they returned to their folds.
26 And when they saw the Master of 36 And I saw in this vision till that
the sheep, they turned to flee before sheep became a man and built a
His face, but the sea gathered itself house for the Master of the sheep, and
together, and became as it had been placed all the sheep in the house.
created, and the water swelled and 37 And I saw till this sheep which had
rose till it covered the wolves. met that sheep which led them fell
27 And I saw till all the wolves who asleep: and I saw till all the great
pursued the sheep perished and were sheep perished and little ones arose in
drowned. their place, and they came to a
28 But the sheep escaped from the pasture, and approached a stream of
water and went forth into a wilderness, water.
where there was no water and no 38 Then that sheep, their leader which
grass; and they began to open their had become a man, withdrew from
eyes and to see; and I saw the Master them and fell asleep, and all the sheep
of the sheep pasturing them and giving sought it and cried over it with a great
them water and grass, and that sheep crying.
going and leading them. 39 And I saw till they ceased crying for
29 And that sheep ascended to the that sheep and crossed the stream of
summit of that high rock, and the water, and there arose the two sheep
Master of the sheep sent it to them. as leaders in the place of those which
30 And after that I saw the Master of had led them and fallen asleep.
the sheep who stood before them, and 40 And I saw till the sheep came to a
His appearance was great and pleasant place, and a pleasant and
awesome and majestic, and all the magnificent land, and I saw till those
sheep saw Him and were afraid before sheep were satisfied; and the house
His face. stood amongst them in the pleasant
31 And they all feared and trembled land.
because of Him, and they cried to that 41 And sometimes their eyes were
sheep with them which was amongst opened, and sometimes blinded, till
them, ''We are not able to stand before another sheep arose and led them and
our Master or to look upon Him.'' brought them all back, and their eyes
32 And that sheep which led them were opened.
again ascended to the summit of the 42 And the dogs and the foxes and the
rock, but the sheep began to be wild boars began to devour those
blinded and to wander from the way sheep till the Master of the sheep
which he had showed them, but that raised up another sheep; a ram from
sheep was not thereof. their midst, which led them.
33 And the Master of the sheep was 43 And the ram began to butt on either
wrathful exceedingly against them, and side those dogs, foxes, and wild boars
that sheep discovered it, and went till he had destroyed them all.
down from the summit of the rock, and 44 And that sheep whose eyes were
came to the sheep, and found the opened saw the ram, which was
greatest part of them blinded and amongst the sheep, till it forsook its
fallen away. esteem and began to butt those
34 And when they saw it they feared sheep, and trampled upon them, and
and trembled at its presence, and behaved itself indecently.
desired to return to their folds. 45 And the Master of the sheep sent
35 And that sheep took other sheep the lamb to another lamb and raised it
with it, and came to those sheep which to being a ram and leader of the sheep
had fallen away, and began to slay instead of that ram which had forsaken
them; and the sheep feared its its esteem.
presence, and thus that sheep brought 46 And it went to it and spoke to it
alone, and raised it to being a ram, 55 And He gave them over into the
and made it the prince and leader of hands of the lions and tigers, and
the sheep; but during all these, those wolves and hyenas, and into the hand
dogs oppressed the sheep. of the foxes, and to all the wild beasts,
47 And the first ram pursued the and those wild beasts began to tear in
second ram, and the second ram pieces those sheep.
arose and fled before it; and I saw till 56 And I saw that He forsook their
the dogs pulled down the first ram. house and their tower and gave them
48 And the second ram arose and led all into the hand of the lions, to tear
the little sheep. and devour them, into the hand of all
49 And those sheep grew and the wild beasts.
multiplied; but all the dogs, and foxes, 57 And I began to cry aloud with all my
and wild boars feared and fled before might, and to appeal to the Master of
it, and the ram butted and killed the the sheep, and to represent to Him in
wild beasts, and those wild beasts had regard to the sheep that they were
no longer any power among the sheep devoured by all the wild beasts.
and robbed them no more. And the 58 But He remained unmoved, though
ram brought forth many sheep and fell He saw it, and rejoiced that they were
asleep; and a little sheep became a devoured and swallowed and robbed,
ram in its place, and became prince and left them to be devoured in the
and leader of those sheep. hand of all the beasts.
50 And the house became great and 59 And He called seventy shepherds,
broad, and it was built for those sheep. and cast those sheep to them that they
A tower high and great was built on the might pasture them, and He spoke to
house for the Master of the sheep, and the shepherds and their companions,
the house was low, but the tower was ''Let each individual of you pasture the
elevated and high, and the Master of sheep hereon, and all that I shall
the sheep stood on the tower and they Command you; that do.
offered a full table before Him. 60 ''And I will deliver them over to you
51 And again I saw the sheep that they duly numbered, and tell you which of
again strayed and went many ways, them are to be destroyed, and them
and forsook that, their house, and the you destroy.'' And He gave over to
Master of the sheep called some from them those sheep.
amongst the sheep and sent them to 61 And He called another and spoke to
the sheep, but the sheep began to slay him, ''Observe and mark all that the
them. shepherds will do to the sheep; for
52 And one of them was saved and they will destroy more of them than I
was not slain, and it sped away and have Commanded them.
cried aloud over the sheep; and they 62 ''And every excess and the
sought to slay it, but the Master of the destruction which will be wrought
sheep saved it from the sheep, and through the shepherds, record how
brought it up to me, and caused it to many they destroy according to my
dwell there. Command, and how many according
53 And many other sheep He sent to to their own desire. Record against
those sheep to testify unto them and every individual shepherd all the
lament over them. destruction he effects.
54 And after that I saw that when they 63 ''And read out before Me by
forsook the house of the Master and number how many they destroy, and
His tower they fell away entirely, and how many they deliver over for
their eyes were blinded; and I saw the destruction, that I may have this as a
Master of the sheep how He wrought testimony against them, and know
much slaughter amongst them in their every deed of the shepherds, that I
herds until those sheep invited that may know and see what they do,
slaughter and betrayed His place. whether or not they live by My
Command which I have Commanded began to build up all that had fallen
them. down of the house; but the wild boars
64 ''But they shall not know it, and you tried to prevent them, but they were
shall not declare it to them, nor not able.
admonish them, but only record 73 And they began again to build as
against each individual all the before, and they raised up the tower,
destruction which the shepherds effect, and it was named the high tower; and
each in his time and lay it all before they began again to place a table
Me.'' before the tower, but all the bread on it
65 And I saw till the shepherds was polluted and not pure.
pastured in their season, and they 74 And as regarding all this, the eyes of
began to slay and to destroy more the sheep were blinded so that they
than they were ordered, and they did not see, and their shepherds
delivered the sheep into the hand of likewise; and they delivered them in
the lions. large numbers to their shepherds for
66 And the lions and tigers ate and destruction, and they trampled the
devoured the greater part of the sheep with their feet and devoured
sheep, and the wild boars ate along them.
with them; and they burnt the tower 75 And the Master of the sheep
and demolished the house. remained unmoved till all the sheep
67 And I became exceedingly sorrowful were dispersed over the field and
over the tower because the house of mingled with them, and they did not
the sheep was demolished, and save them out of the hand of the
afterwards I was unable to see if the beasts.
sheep entered the house. 76 And the one who wrote the book
68 And the shepherds and their carried it up, and showed it and read it
associates delivered over the sheep to before the Master of the sheep, and
all the wild beasts, to devour them, implored Him on their account, and
and each one of them received in his pleaded with Him on their account as
time a definite number: it was written he showed Him all the doings of the
by the other in a book how many each shepherds, and gave testimony before
one of them destroyed of them. Him against all the shepherds. And he
69 And each one slew and destroyed took the actual book and laid it down
many more than was prescribed; and I beside Him and departed.
began to weep and lament on account
of those sheep.
70 And thus in the vision I saw the one
90 And I saw till that in this
manner, thirty-five shepherds
undertook the pasturing, and by
who wrote, how he wrote down every number they completed their periods
one that was destroyed by those as did the first; and others received
shepherds, day by day, and carried up them into their hands, to pasture them
and laid down and even showed the for their period, each shepherd in his
whole book to the Master of the sheep own period.
- all that they had done, and all that 2 And after that I saw in my vision all
each one of them had made away the birds of the shamayim coming, the
with, and all that they had given over eagles, the vultures, the hawks, the
to destruction. ravens; but the eagles led all the birds;
71 And the book was read before the and they began to devour those
Master of the sheep, and He took the sheep, and to peck out their eyes and
book from his hand and read it and to devour their flesh.
sealed it and laid it down. 3 And the sheep cried out because
72 And immediately I saw how the their flesh was being devoured by the
shepherds pastured for twelve hours, birds; and as for me I looked and
and see, three of those sheep turned lamented in my sleep over the
back and came and entered and shepherd who pastured the sheep.
4 And I saw until the sheep were sheep came to them in wrath, and all
devoured by the dogs and eagles and who saw Him fled, and they all fell
hawks, and they left neither flesh nor from before His face.
skin nor sinew remaining on them till 16 All the eagles and vultures and
only their bones stood there; and their ravens and hawks were gathered
bones too fell to the earth and the together, and there came with them all
sheep became few. the sheep of the field, even all came
5 And I saw until the twenty-three had together, and helped each other to
undertaken the pasturing and break the horn of the ram.
completed in their numbered periods 17 And I saw the man, who wrote the
fifty-eight times. Book according to the Command of
6 But see, lambs were borne by those , till he opened the Book
white sheep, and they began to open concerning the destruction which those
their eyes and to see, and to cry to the twelve last shepherds had wrought,
sheep. and showed that they had destroyed
7 Therefore, they cried to them, but much more than their predecessors,
they did not listen to what they said to before the Master of the sheep.
them, but were exceedingly deaf, and 18 And I saw till the Master of the
their eyes were exceedingly blinded. sheep came to them and took in His
8 And I saw in the vision how the hand the staff of His wrath, and smote
ravens flew upon those lambs and the earth, and the earth broke apart,
took one of those lambs, and dashed and all the beasts and all the birds of
the sheep in pieces and devoured the shamayim fell from among the
them. sheep, and were swallowed up in the
9 And I saw till horns grew upon those earth and it covered them.
lambs, and the ravens cast down their 19 And I saw till a great sword was
horns; and I saw till there sprouted a given to the sheep, and the sheep
great horn of one of those sheep, and proceeded against all the beasts of the
their eyes were opened. field to slay them, and all the beasts
10 And it looked at them and their eyes and the birds of the shamayim fled
opened, and it cried to the sheep, and before their face.
the rams saw it and all ran to it. 20 And I saw till a throne was erected
11 And notwithstanding all this, the in the pleasant land, and the Master of
eagles and vultures and ravens and the sheep sat Himself upon it, and the
hawks still kept tearing the sheep and other took the sealed Books and
swooping down upon them and opened those Books before the Master
devouring them: still the sheep of the sheep.
remained silent, but the rams lamented 21 And the Master called those men,
and cried out. the seven first white ones, and
12 And those ravens fought and battled commanded that they should bring
with it and sought to lay low its horn, before Him, beginning with the first
but they had no power over it. star which led the way, all the stars
13 And I saw till the shepherds and whose members were like those of
eagles and the vultures and kites horses, and they brought them all
came, and they cried to the ravens that before Him.
they should break the horn of the ram. 22 And He said to the man who wrote
And they battled and fought with it, and before Him, being one of those seven
it battled with them and cried that its white ones, and said to him, ''Take
help might come. those seventy shepherds to whom I
14 And I saw till the man, who wrote delivered the sheep, and who, taking
down the names of the shepherds and them on their own authority slew more
lifted up into the presence of the than I commanded them.''
Master of the sheep. 23 And see, they were all bound, I saw,
15 And I saw till the Master of the and they all stood before Him.
24 And the judgment was held first over shamayim, assembled in the house,
the stars, and they were judged and and the Master of the sheep rejoiced
found guilty, and went to the place of with great joy because they were all
condemnation, and they were cast into good and had returned to His house.
an abyss, full of fire and flaming, and 34 And I saw till they laid down the
full of pillars of fire. sword, which had been given to the
25 And those seventy shepherds were sheep, and they brought it back into
judged and found guilty, and they were the house, and it was sealed before
cast into the fiery abyss. the presence of the Master, and all the
26 And I saw at that time how, like an sheep were invited into the house, but
abyss was opened in the midst of the it did not hold them.
earth, full of fire, and they brought 35 And the eyes of them all were
those blinded sheep, and they were all opened, and they saw the good, and
judged and found guilty and cast into there was not one among them that
this fiery abyss, and they burned - now did not see.
this abyss was to the right of the 36 And I saw that the house was large
house. and broad and very full.
27 And I saw the sheep burning and 37 And I saw that a white bull was born,
their bones burning. with large horns and all the beasts of
28 And I stood up to see till they folded the field and all the birds of the
up the old house, and carried off all the shamayim feared him and made
pillars, and all the beams and petition to him all the time.
ornaments of the house that were at 38 And I saw till all their generations
the same time folded up with it, and were transformed, and they all became
they carried it off and laid it in a place white bulls; and the first among them
in the south of the land. became a lamb, and that lamb became
29 And I saw till the Master of the a great animal and had great black
sheep brought a new house greater horns on its head; and the Master of
and higher than that first, and put it up the sheep rejoiced over it and over all
in the place of the first which had been the oxen.
folded up. All its pillars were new, and 39 And I slept in their midst, and I
its ornaments were new and larger awoke and saw all matters.
than those of the first - the old one 40 This is the vision which I saw while I
which He had taken away - and all the slept, and I awoke and barak of
sheep were within it. righteousness and gave Him esteem.
30 And I saw all the sheep which had 41 Then I wept with a great weeping
been left, and all the beasts on the and my tears did not cease till I could
earth, and all the birds of the no longer endure. When I saw, they
shamayim, falling down and doing flowed on account of what I had seen;
obeisance to those sheep and making for all matters shall come and be
petition to, and obeying them in every fulfilled, and all the deeds of men in
matter. their order were shown to me.
31 And after this, those three who were 42 On that night I remembered the first
clothed in white and had seized me by vision, and because of it I wept and
my hand who had taken me up before, was troubled because I had seen that
and the hand of the ram also seizing vision.
hold of me, they took me up and put
me down in the midst of the sheep EPISTLE OF HANOK
before the judgment took place.
32 And the sheep were all white, and
their wool was abundant and clean.
91 And now, my
Methushelah, call to me all

your brothers and gather together to

33 And all that had been destroyed and me all the sons of your mother; for the
dispersed, and all the beasts of the Word calls me, and the Ruah is poured
field, and all the birds of the out upon me, that I may show you all
matters that shall befall you forever. be given unto them.
2 And therefore Methushelah went and 11 ''And after that, the roots of
summoned to him all his brothers and unrighteousness shall be cut off, and
assembled his relatives. the sinners shall be destroyed by the
3 And he spoke to all the children of sword, and the blasphemers destroyed
righteousness and said, ''Hear, you in every place.
sons of Hanok, all the words of your 12 ''And those who plan violence, and
father, and hear the voice of my those who commit blasphemy shall
mouth; for I urge you and say unto perish by the sword.
you, beloved, 13 ''And now I tell you, my sons, and
4 'Love uprightness and walk in it and show you the paths of righteousness
do not draw near to uprightness with a and the paths of violence. Therefore, I
double heart, and do not associate will show them to you again that you
with those of a double heart, but walk may know what will come to pass.
in righteousness my sons. And it shall 14 ''And now, hear me, my sons, and
guide you on good paths, and walk in the paths of righteousness,
righteousness shall be your and do not walk in the paths of
companion.' violence; for all who walk in the
5 ''For I know that violence must paths of unrighteousness shall perish
increase on the earth, and a great forever.''
chastisement be executed on the
earth, and all unrighteousness come to
an end. Therefore, it shall be cut off
92 The book written by Hanok.
Hanok indeed wrote this
complete instruction of wisdom;
from its roots, and its whole structure praised of all men and a judge of all
be destroyed. the earth for all my children who shall
6 ''And unrighteousness shall again be dwell on the earth. And for the
consummated on the earth, and all the generations to come who shall
deeds of unrighteousness and of observe uprightness and peace.
violence and transgression shall 2 Let not your spirit be troubled on
prevail in a double amount. account of the times, for the Qadosh
7 ''And when sin and unrighteousness and Great One has appointed days for
and blasphemy and violence in all all matters.
kinds of deeds increase, and apostasy 3 And the righteous one shall arise
and transgression and uncleanness from sleep; shall arise and walk in the
increase, a great chastisement shall paths of righteousness, and all his way
come from the shamayim upon all and conversation shall be in eternal
these, and the Qodesh Master will goodness and favour.
come forth with wrath and 4 He will show favour to the righteous
chastisement to execute judgment on and give him eternal uprightness, and
earth. He will give him power so that he shall
8 ''In those days, violence shall be cut be in goodness and righteousness,
off from its roots, and the roots of and he shall walk in eternal light.
unrighteousness together with deceit, 5 And sin shall perish in darkness
and they shall be destroyed from forever, and shall be seen no more
under the shamayim. from that day to everlasting.
9 ''And all the idols of the nations shall
be abandoned, and the temples
burned with fire, and they shall remove
93 And after that Hanok both
gave and began to recount
from the books. And Hanok said,
them from the whole earth, and they ''Concerning the children of
shall be cast into the judgment of fire, righteousness and concerning the
and shall perish in wrath and in elect of the world, and concerning the
grievous judgment forever. plant of uprightness, I will speak these
10 ''And the righteous shall arise from matters, therefore I Hanok will declare
their sleep, and wisdom shall arise and unto you, my sons,
2 according to that which appeared to shamayim?
me in the vision of the shamayim, and 12 And how should there be one who
which I have known through the word could look upon the shamayim, and
of the qodesh messengers, and have who is there that could understand the
learned from the tablets of the matters of the shamayim and see a
shamayim.'' being or a spirit and could tell of it, or
3 And Hanok began to recount from ascend and see all their ends and
the books and said, ''I was born the think them, or do like them?
seventh in the first week, while 13 And who is there of all men that
judgment and righteousness still could know what is the breadth and
endured. the length of the earth, and to whom
4 ''And after me there shall arise in the has been shown the measure of all of
second week great wickedness, and them?
deceit shall have sprung up; and in it 14 Or is there anyone who could
there shall be the first end. And in it a discern the length of the shamayim
man shall be saved; and after it is and how great is its height, and upon
ended, unrighteousness shall grow up, what it is founded, and how great is
and a Law shall be made for the the number of the stars, and where all
sinners. the lights rest?''
5 ''And after that in the third week, at its
close, a man shall be elected as the
plant of righteous judgment, and his
94 And now I say unto you,
my sons, ''love righteousness
and walk in it; for the paths of
posterity shall become the plant of righteousness are worth our
righteousness for everlasting. acceptance, but the paths of
6 ''And after that in the fourth week, at unrighteousness shall suddenly be
its close, visions of the qodesh and destroyed and vanish.
righteous shall be seen, and a Law for 2 ''And to certain men of a generation
all generations and an enclosure shall shall the paths of violence and of
be made for them. death be revealed, and they shall hold
7 ''And after that in the fifth week, at its themselves far from them, and shall
close, the house of esteem and not follow them.''
dominion shall be built forever. 3 And now I say unto you the
8 ''And after that in the sixth week, all righteous, ''Do not walk in the paths of
who live in it shall be blinded, and the wickedness, nor in the paths of death,
hearts of all of them shall wickedly and do not draw near to them, lest you
forsake wisdom. And in it a man shall be destroyed.
ascend; and at its close the house of 4 ''But seek and choose for yourselves
dominion shall be burnt with fire, and righteousness and an elect life, and
the whole race of the chosen root shall walk in the paths of peace, and you
be dispersed. shall live and prosper.
9 ''And after that in the seventh week, 5 ''And hold fast my words in the
shall an apostate generation arise, and thoughts of your hearts, and do not
its deeds shall be many, and all its allow them to be erased from your
deeds shall be apostate. hearts; for I know that sinners will
10 ''And at its close shall be elected tempt men to evilly entreat wisdom, so
the elect righteous of the eternal plant that no place may be found for her,
of righteousness, to receive sevenfold and no manner of temptation may
instruction concerning all His creation. diminish.''
11 ''For who is there of all the children 6 Woe to those who build
of men that is able to hear the voice unrighteousness and oppression, and
of the Qadosh One without being lay deceit as a foundation; for they
troubled? And who can think His shall be suddenly overthrown, and
thoughts, and who is there that can they shall have no peace.
look upon all the works of the 7 Woe to those who build their houses
with sin; for from all their foundations Mastership over them according to
they shall be overthrown, and by the your desires.
sword they shall fall. And those who 2 And in the day of the tribulation of the
acquire gold and silver in judgment sinners, your children shall arise and
shall suddenly perish. rise as eagles, and higher than the
8 Woe to you, you rich, for you have vultures will be your nest, and you
trusted in your riches, and by your shall ascend and enter the crevices of
riches you shall stray, because you the earth, and the clefts of the rock
have not remembered the Most High in forever as rabbits before the
the days of your riches. unrighteous, and the demons shall
9 You have committed blasphemy and sigh because of you, and weep.
unrighteousness, and have become 3 Therefore fear not, you that have
ready for the day of slaughter, and the suffered; for healing shall be your
day of darkness and the Day of the portion, and a bright light shall
great judgment. enlighten you, and the voice of rest
10 Thus I speak and declare unto you, you shall hear from the shamayim.
''He who has created you will 4 Woe unto you, you sinners, for your
overthrow you, and for your fall there riches make you appear like the
shall be no compassion, and your righteous, but your hearts convict you
Creator will rejoice at your destruction. of being sinners, and this fact shall
11 ''And your righteous ones in those be a testimony against you for a
days shall be a rebuke to the sinners remembrance of evil deeds.
and the wicked.'' 5 Woe to you who devour the finest of

95 Oh that my eyes were a cloud

of waters that I might weep
over you, and pour down my tears as a
the wheat, and drink wine in large
bowls, and tread the lowly under foot
with your might.
cloud of waters: so that I might rest 6 Woe to you who drink water from
from my trouble of heart! every fountain, for suddenly you shall
2 Who has permitted you to practice be consumed and wither away,
reproaches and wickedness? And so because you have forsaken the
judgment shall overtake you, sinners. fountain of hai.
3 Do not fear the sinners, you 7 Woe to you who work
righteous; for again will deliver unrighteousness and deceit and
them into your hands, that you may blasphemy: it shall be a remembrance
execute judgment upon them against you for evil.
according to your desires. 8 Woe to you, you mighty, who with
4 ''Woe to you who speak out curses might oppress the righteous; for the
which cannot be reversed: healing day of your destruction is coming. In
shall therefore be far from you those days many and good days shall
because of your sins. come to the righteous in the day of
5 Woe to you who reward your your judgment.
neighbour with evil; for you shall be
rewarded according to your works.
6 Woe to you, lying witnesses, and to
97 Believe, you righteous, that
the sinners will become a
shame and perish in the day of
those who weigh out injustice, for unrighteousness.
suddenly you shall perish. 2 Be it known unto you that the Most
7 Woe to you, sinners, for you High is mindful of your destruction, and
persecute the righteous; for you shall the messengers of the shamayim
be delivered up and persecuted rejoice over your destruction.
because of injustice, and its yoke shall 3 What you will do, you sinners, and
be heavy upon you. where will you flee on that day of

96 Be hopeful, you righteous; for

suddenly the sinners shall
perish before you, and you shall have
judgment, when you hear the voice of
the prayer of the righteous?
4 Therefore, you shall be like
them against whom this word shall as a mountain has not become a
be a testimony, ''You have been slave, and a hill does not become the
companions of sinners.'' handmaid of a woman, even so sin
5 And in those days the prayer of the has not been sent upon the earth, but
righteous shall reach unto , and man of himself has created it, and
for you the days of your judgment shall under a great curse they who commit it
come. shall fall.
6 And all the words of your 5 And barrenness has not been given
unrighteousness shall be read out to the woman, but on account of the
before the Great Qadosh One, and deeds of her own hands she dies
your faces shall be covered with without children.
shame, and He will reject every 6 I have sworn unto you, you sinners,
work which is grounded on by the Qadosh Great One, that all your
unrighteousness. evil deeds are revealed in the
7 Woe to you, you sinners, who live on shamayim, and that none of your
the mid ocean and on the dry land, deeds of oppression are covered and
whose remembrance is evil against hidden.
you. 7 And do not think in your spirit nor say
8 Woe to you who acquire silver and in your heart that you do not know, and
gold in unrighteousness and say, ''We that you do not see that every sin is
have become rich with riches and have recorded in the shamayim every day in
possessions; and have acquired all we the presence of the Most High.
have desired. 8 From hereon you know that all your
9 ''And now let us do what we oppression with which you oppress is
schemed: for we have gathered silver, written down every day till the day of
and the farmers are many in our your judgment.
houses, and our granaries are full as 9 Woe to you, you fools, for through
with water.'' your folly you shall perish, and you
10 Therefore like water your lies shall transgress against the wise, and so
flow away; for your riches shall not goodness shall not be your portion!
endure, but speedily depart from you; 10 And now, know that you are
for you have acquired it all in prepared for the day of destruction:
unrighteousness, and you shall be therefore do not hope to live, you
given over to a great curse. sinners, but you shall depart and die;

98 And now I swear unto you, to

the wise and to the foolish, for
you shall have many experiences on
for you know no ransom; for you are
prepared for the Day of the great
judgment, for the day of tribulation and
the earth. great shame for your spirits.
2 For you men shall put on more 11 Woe to you, you obstinate of heart,
adornments than a woman, and more who work wickedness and eat blood!
coloured garments than a maiden: in From where have you good to eat and
royalty and in splendour and in power, to drink and be filled? From all the
and in silver and in gold and in purple, good which the Most High has
and in splendour and in food they shall placed in abundance on the earth;
be poured out as water. therefore you shall have no peace.
3 Therefore they shall be lacking in 12 Woe to you who love the deeds of
instruction and wisdom, and they shall unrighteousness! why do you hope for
perish thereby together with their good to happen unto yourselves?
possessions; and with all their esteem Know that you shall be delivered into
and their splendour, and in shame and the hands of the righteous, and they
in slaughter and in great destitution, shall cut off your necks and slay you,
their spirits shall be cast into the and have no compassion upon you.
furnace of fire. 13 Woe to you who rejoice in the
4 I have sworn unto you, you sinners, tribulation of the righteous; for no
grave shall be dug for you! wicked and fearful; for they shall have
14 Woe to you who bring to naught the wrought all their work in a lie, and shall
words of the righteous; for you shall have worshipped a stone. Therefore in
have no hope of hai! an instant shall they perish.
15 Woe to you who write down lying 10 But in those days baruk are all they
and wicked words; for they write down who accept the Words of wisdom, and
their lies that men may hear them understand them, and observe the
and act wickedly towards neighbour! Ways of the Most High, and walk in the
Therefore they shall have no peace path of His righteousness, and do not
but die a sudden death.'' become wicked with the unrighteous;

99 Woe to you who work

wickedness, and exult in lying
and exalt them! You shall perish, and
for they shall be saved.
11 ''Woe to you who spread evil to your
neighbors; for you shall be slain in
no baruk hai shall be yours. Gehenna.
2 Woe to them who pervert the Words 12 Woe to you who make deceitful and
of uprightness, and transgress the false measures, and who cause
eternal Law, and transform themselves bitterness on the earth! For thereby
into what they were not - into sinners! they shall be utterly consumed.
They shall be trodden under foot upon 13 Woe to you who build your houses
the earth. through the grievous toil of others, and
3 In those days prepare, you righteous, all their building materials are the
to raise your prayers as a bricks and stones of sin! I tell you: you
remembrance, and place them as a shall have no peace.
testimony before the messengers, that 14 Woe to them who reject the
they may place the sin of the sinners measure and eternal heritage of their
for a remembrance before the Most fathers and whose beings follow after
High. idols! For they shall have no rest.
4 In those days the nations shall be 15 Woe to them who work
stirred up, and the clans of the nations unrighteousness and help oppression,
shall rise on the day of destruction. and slay their neighbors until the Day
5 And in those days the destitute shall of the great judgment!
go forth and carry off their children, 16 For He shall cast down your
and they shall abandon them, so that esteem, and bring affliction on your
their children shall perish through hearts, and shall arouse His fierce
them. Also they shall abandon their indignation and destroy you all with the
nursing infants, and not return to them, sword; and all the qodesh and
and shall have no pity on their beloved righteous shall remember your sins.
6 And again I swear to you, you
sinners, that sin is prepared for a day
100 And in those days, in one
place, the fathers together
with their sons shall be smitten, and
of unceasing bloodshed. brothers one with another shall fall in
7 And they who worship stones, and death till the streams flow with their
graven images of gold and silver and blood.
wood and clay, and those who worship 2 For a man shall not withhold his hand
impure spirits and demons, and all from slaying his sons and his son's
kinds of idols not according to sons, and the sinner shall not withhold
knowledge, shall get no manner of his hand from his honoured brother.
help from them. From dawn till sundown they shall slay
8 And they shall become wicked one another.
because of the wickedness of their 3 And the horse shall walk up to the
hearts, and their eyes shall be blinded breast in the blood of sinners, and the
through the fear of their hearts and chariot shall be submerged to its
through visions in their dreams. height.
9 Through these they shall become 4 In those days the messengers shall
descend into the secret places and 13 When the frost and snow with their
gather together into one place all those chilliness, and all the snow-storms with
who brought down sin and the Most all their plagues fall upon you, in those
High will arise on that Day of judgment days you shall not be able to stand
to execute great judgment amongst before them.
5 And over all the righteous and
qodesh He will appoint guardians from
101 Observe the shamayim,
you children of
shamayim, and every work of the Most

amongst the qodesh messengers to High, and revere Him and work no evil
guard them as the apple of an eye, in His presence.
until He makes an end of all 2 If He closes the windows of the
wickedness and all sin, and though the shamayim, and withholds the rain and
righteous sleep a long sleep, they the dew from descending on the earth
have naught to fear. on your account, what will you do
6 And the children of the earth shall then?
see the wise in security, and shall 3 And if He sends His anger upon
understand all the words of this book, you because of your deeds, you
and recognise that their riches shall cannot petition Him; for you spoke
not be able to save them in the proud and insolent words against His
overthrow of their sins. righteousness: therefore you shall
7 Woe to you, sinners, on the day of have no peace.
strong anguish, you who afflict the 4 And do you not see the sailors of the
righteous and burn them with fire! You ships, how their ships are tossed to
shall be rewarded according to your and fro by the waves, and are shaken
works. by the winds, and are in much trouble?
8 Woe to you, you obstinate of heart, 5 And therefore they fear because all
who watch in order to devise their pleasant possessions go upon
wickedness! Therefore fear shall come the sea with them, and they have evil
upon you and there shall be none to forebodings of heart that the sea will
help you. swallow them and they will perish
9 Woe to you, you sinners, on account therein.
of the words of your mouth, and on 6 Are not the entire sea and all its
account of the deeds of your hands waters, and all its movements, the
which your wickedness has wrought! work of the Most High, and has He not
In blazing flames burning worse than appointed limits to its doings, and
fire you shall burn. confined it throughout by the sand?
10 And now, know that from the 7 And at His rebuke it is afraid and
messengers He will inquire as to your dries up, and all its fish die and all that
deeds in the shamayim, from the sun is in it; but you sinners that are on the
and from the moon and from the stars earth do not revere Him.
in reference to your sins because upon 8 Has He not made the shamayim and
the earth you execute judgment on the the earth, and all that is in them; who
righteous. has given understanding and wisdom
11 And He will summon to testify to all that moves on the earth and in
against you every cloud and mist and the sea?
dew and rain; for they shall all be 9 Do not the sailors of the ships revere
withheld because of you from the sea? Yet sinners do not revere the
descending upon you, and they shall Most High.
be mindful of your sins.
12 And now give presents to the rain
that it be not withheld from descending
102 In those days when He has
brought a grievous fire
upon you, where will you flee, and
upon you, nor even the dew, when it where will you find deliverance? And
has received gold and silver from you when He launches forth His Word
that it may descend. against you, will you not be frightened
and revere? found the writing in them, and written
2 And all the lights shall be frightened regarding them:
with great fear, and all the earth shall 3 That all goodness and joy and
be frightened and tremble and be esteem are prepared for them, and
alarmed. written down for the spirits of those
3 And all the messengers shall execute who have died in righteousness, and
their commands and shall seek to hide that much good shall be given to you
themselves from the presence of the in reward for your labours, and that
Great Esteem, and the children of your lot is abundantly beyond the lot of
earth shall tremble and quake; and you the living.
sinners shall be cursed forever, and 4 And the spirits of you who have died
you shall have no peace. in righteousness shall live and rejoice,
4 Fear not, you beings of the righteous, and their spirits shall not perish, nor
and be hopeful you that have died in their remembrance from before the
righteousness. face of the Great One unto all the
5 And do not grieve if your being has generations of the world: therefore no
descended into the grave in grief, and longer fear their revilings.
that in your life your body did not fare 5 Woe to you, you sinners, when you
according to your goodness. But wait have died, if you die in the wealth of
for the Day of the judgment of sinners your sins! And those who are like you
and for the day of cursing and say regarding you, ''Baruk are the
chastisement. sinners. They have seen all their days.
6 And yet when you die, the sinners 6 ''And how they have died in
speak over you, ''As we die, so the prosperity and in wealth, and have not
righteous die, and what benefit do they seen tribulation or murder in their life;
reap for their deeds? and they have died in honour, and
7 ''See, even as we, so they die in grief judgment has not been executed on
and darkness, and what have they them during their life.''
more than we? From hereon we are 7 Know that their beings will be made
equal. to descend into the grave and they
8 ''And what will they receive and what shall be wretched in their great
will they see forever? See, they too tribulation.
have died, and hereon, forever they 8 And into darkness and chains and a
shall see no light.'' burning flame where there is grievous
9 I tell you, you sinners, you are judgment your spirits shall enter; and
content to eat and drink, and rob and the great judgment shall be for all the
sin, and strip men naked, and acquire generations of the world. Woe to you,
wealth and see good days. for you shall have no peace!
10 Have you seen the righteous how 9 Do not say in regard to the righteous
their end comes to pass, that no and good who are in life, ''In our
manner of violence is found in them till troubled days we have toiled
their death? labouriously and experienced every
11 Nevertheless they perished and trouble, and met with much evil and
became as though they had not been, been consumed, and have become
and their spirits descended into the few and our spirit small.
grave in tribulation. 10 ''And we have been destroyed and

103 Now, therefore, I swear to

you, the righteous, by the
esteem of the Great and Honoured
have not found any to help us even
with a word. We have been tortured
and destroyed, and not hoped to see
and l Shaddai in dominion, and by life from day to day.
His greatness I swear to you. 11 ''We hoped to be the head and have
2 I know a mystery and have read the become the tail. We have toiled
tablets of the shamayim, and have labouriously and had no satisfaction in
seen the qodesh Books, and have our toil; and we have become the food
of the sinners and the unrighteous, when you see the sinners growing
and they have laid their yoke heavily strong and prospering in their ways.
upon us. Do not be companions with them, but
12 ''They have had dominion over us keep far from their violence; for you
and hated us and smote us; and to shall become companions of the hosts
those that hated us we have bowed of the shamayim.
our necks but they did not pity us. 7 And, although you sinners say, ''All
13 ''We desired to get away from them our sins shall not be searched out and
that we might escape and be at rest, be written down,'' nevertheless they
but found no place where we should shall write down all your sins every
flee and be safe from them. day.
14 ''And we complained to the rulers in 8 And now I show unto you that light
our tribulation, and cried out against and darkness, day and night, see all
those who devoured us, but they did your sins.
not attend to our cries and would not 9 Do not be wicked in your hearts, and
hear our voice. do not lie and do not alter the Words of
15 ''And they helped those who robbed uprightness, nor charge with lying the
us and devoured us and those who Words of the Qodesh Great One, nor
made us few; and they concealed their take account of your idols; for all your
oppression, and they did not remove lying and all your wickedness do not
from us the yoke of those that come forth in righteousness but in
devoured us and dispersed us and great sin.
murdered us, and they concealed their 10 And now I know this mystery, that
murder, and did not remember that sinners will change and pervert the
they had lifted up their hands against Words of righteousness in many ways,
us.'' and will speak wicked words, and lie,

104 I swear unto you, that

in the shamayim the
messengers remember you for good
and practice great deceits, and write
books concerning their words.
11 But when they write down truthfully
before the esteem of the Great One, all my words in their languages, and
and your names are written before the do not change or diminish ought from
esteem of the Great One. my words but write them all down
2 Be hopeful; for beforehand you were truthfully - all that I first testified
put to shame through ill and affliction; concerning them.
but now you shall shine as the lights of 12 Then, I know another mystery, that
the shamayim, you shall shine and you books will be given to the righteous
shall be seen, and the doors of the and the wise to become a cause of joy
shamayim shall be opened to you. and uprightness and much wisdom.
3 And in your cry, cry for judgment, and 13 ''And to them shall the books be
it shall appear to you; for all your given, and they shall believe in them
tribulation shall be visited on the rulers, and rejoice over them, and then all the
and on all who helped those who righteous who have learned from them
plundered you. - all the paths of uprightness - shall be
4 Be hopeful, and do not cast recompensed.''
away your hopes, for you shall have
great joy as the messengers of the
105 In those days spoke
to summon and testify to
the children of earth concerning their
5 What shall you be obliged to do? You wisdom, ''Show unto them; for you are
shall not have to hide on the day of the their guides, and a recompense over
great judgment and you shall not be the whole earth.
found as sinners, and the eternal 2 ''For I and My Bn will be united
judgment shall be far from you for all with them forever in the paths of
the generations of the world. uprightness in their lives; and you shall
6 And now, do not fear you righteous, have peace. Rejoice, you children of
uprightness. Amn.'' born a son, the like of whom there is
none, and his nature is not like man's
FRAGMENT OF nature, and the colour of his body is
THE BOOK OF NOAH whiter than snow and redder than the

106 And after some days my

son Methushelah took a
wife for his son Lemek, and she
bloom of a rose, and the hair of his
head is whiter than white wool, and his
eyes are like the rays of the sun, and
became pregnant by him and bore a he opened his eyes and after that lit up
son. the whole house.
2 And his body was white as snow and 11 ''And he rose in the hands of the
red as the blooming of a rose, and the midwife, and opened his mouth and
hair of his head and his long locks barak of the shamayim.
were white as wool, and his eyes, 12 ''And his father Lemek became
pleasant. afraid and fled to me, and did not
3 And when he opened his eyes, he believe that he was brought forth from
lit up the whole house like the sun, him, but that he was in the likeness of
and the whole house was very bright. the messengers of the shamayim; and
And after that he rose in the hands of see, I have come to you that you may
the midwife, opened his mouth, and make known to me the truth.''
conversed with of righteousness. 13 And I, Hanok, answered and said
4 And his father Lemek was afraid of unto him, '' will do a new matter
him and fled, and came to his father on the earth, and this I have already
Methushelah. seen in a vision, and make known to
5 And he said unto him, ''I have you that in the generation of my father
begotten a strange son, different from Yered some of the messengers of the
and unlike man, and resembling the shamayim transgressed the Word of
sons of the Eloah of the shamayim; .
and his nature is different and he is not 14 ''And see, they commit sin and
like us, and his eyes are as the rays of transgress the Law, and have united
the sun, and his face is magnificent. themselves with women and commit
6 ''And it seems to me that he is not sin with them, and have married some
brought forth from me but from the of them, and have brought forth
messengers, and I fear that in his children by them.
days a wonder may be wrought on the 15 ''And they shall produce on the earth
earth. giants, not according to the spirit, but
7 ''And now, my father, I am here to according to the flesh, and there shall
petition you and implore you that you be a great punishment on the earth,
may go to Hanok, our father, and learn and the earth shall be cleansed from
from him the truth, for his dwelling- all impurity.
place is amongst the messengers.'' 16 ''Therefore, there shall come a great
8 And when Methushelah heard the destruction over the whole earth, and
words of his son, he came to me to the there shall be a flood and a great
ends of the earth; for he had heard destruction for one year.
that I was there, and he cried aloud, 17 ''And this son who has been born
and I heard his voice and I came to unto you shall be left on the earth, and
him. And I said unto him, ''See, here I his three children shall be saved with
am, my son, why have you come to him. When all mankind that are on the
me?'' earth shall die he and his sons shall be
9 And he answered and said, ''Because saved.
of a great cause of anxiety I have 18 ''And now make known to your son
come to you, and because of a Lemek that he who has been born, is
disturbing vision I have approached. in truth his son, and call his name
10 ''And now, my father, hear me, Noah for he shall be left to you, and he
''Unto Lemek my son there has been and his sons shall be saved from the
destruction which shall come upon the I could not look over, and I saw a flame
earth on account of all the sin, and all of fire blazing brightly, and like shining
the unrighteousness which shall be mountains circling and sweeping to
consummated on the earth in his and fro.
days. 5 And I asked one of the qodesh
19 ''And after that there shall be still Messengers who was with me and
more unrighteousness than that which said unto him, ''What is this shining?
was first consummated on the earth; For it is not the shamayim, but only the
for I know the mysteries of the flame of a blazing fire, and the voice of
qodeshim; for He, , has showed weeping and crying and lamentation
me and informed me, and I have read and strong pain.''
in the tablets of the shamayim. 6 And He said unto me, ''This place

107 ''And I saw written on

them that generation upon
generation shall transgress, till a
which you see, here are cast the spirits
of sinners and blasphemers, and of
those who work wickedness, and of
generation of righteousness arises, those who pervert all matters that
and transgression is destroyed and sin has spoken through the mouth
passes away from the earth, and all of the nebi'im - the matters that shall
manner of good comes upon it. be.
2 And now, my son, go and make 7 ''For some of them are written and
known to your son Lemek that this inscribed above in the shamayim, in
son, which has been born, is in truth order that the messengers may read
his son, and that is no lie.'' them and know that which shall befall
3 And when Methushelah had heard the sinners, and the spirits of the
the words of his father Hanok - for he humble, and of those who have
had shown to him all matters in secret, afflicted their bodies, and been
he returned and showed to him and recompensed by Elohim; and of those
called the name of that son Noah; for who have been put to shame by
he will comfort the earth after all the wicked men,
destruction. 8 who love Elohim and loved neither
gold nor silver nor any of the pleasures
APPENDIX TO which are in the world, but gave over
THE BOOK OF HANOK their bodies to torture.

108 Another book which Hanok

wrote for his
Methushelah and for those who will
9 ''Who, since they came into being,
did not long after earthly food, but
regarded all matters as a passing
come after him, and keep the Law in breath, and lived accordingly, and
the last days. tried them much, and their spirits
2 You who have done good shall wait were found pure so that they should
for those days till an end is made of barak His Name.
those who work evil; and an end of the 10 ''And all the birekoth destined for
might of the transgressors. them I have recounted in the Books.
3 And wait indeed till sin has passed And He has assigned them their
away, for their names shall be blotted recompense, because they have been
out of the Book of Hai and out of the found to be such as loved the
qodesh Books, and their seed shall be shamayim more than their life in the
destroyed forever, and their spirits world, and though they were trodden
shall be slain, and they shall cry and under foot of wicked men, and
make lamentation in a place that is a experienced abuse and reviling from
wilderness of confusion, and in the fire them and were put to shame, yet they
they shall burn; for there is no earth barak Me.
there. 11 ''And now I will summon the
4 And I saw there what looked like an spirits of the good who belong to
invisible cloud; for because of its depth the generation of light, and I will
transform those who were born in Elohim; for to the trustworthy, He will
darkness, who in the flesh were not give trustworthiness in the dwelling of
recompensed with such honour as upright paths.
their trustworthiness deserved. 14 ''And they shall see those who
12 ''And I will bring forth in shining light were born in darkness, led into
those who have loved My Qodesh darkness, while the righteous shall be
Name, and I will seat each on the resplendent.
throne of his honour. 15 ''And the sinners shall cry aloud and
13 ''And they shall be resplendent see them resplendent, and they indeed
for generations without number; will go where days and seasons are
for righteousness is the judgment of prescribed for them.''
a - h as in rm
barak bless*/blesses/blessed e - eh as in elm
baruk blessed i - ee as in el
berakah blessing o - oh as in on
birekoth blessings u - oo as in no
Bn Son b - (bh) v as in vet
d - (dh) th as in them
l/Eloah/Elohim Almighty (God*) - ey as in eight
l Shaddai the Almighty g - (gh) The 'g' is pronounced
as a soft aspirated g sound.
Gehenna Hell* h - (ch) The 'h' and 'k' are
k - (kh) pronounced as the 'ch'
Hai Life* in the German composer Bach
Hykal Temple* or the Scottish Loch, like a
guttural, aspirated h sound.
kerub/kerubim angelic being/s

messenger angel*

nebi'im prophets*

ophannim angelic beings

qodesh set* apart (holy*)

qodeshim set-apart ones (saints*)
qadosh set-apart (sanctify/sanctified)
Qadosh One Set-apart One

Ruah Spirit

seraphim angelic beings

shamayim heaven/s*

* of pagan origin.