By Michael E. Stone, Matthias Henze
Clean translations of early Jewish texts four Ezra and a couple of Baruch, written within the many years after the Judean warfare, which observed Jerusalem conquered, the temple destroyed, and Judaism replaced eternally. this useful quantity makes those very important texts obtainable to scholars, presents professional introductions, and illuminates the interrelationship of the texts via parallel columns.
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Extra resources for 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: Translations, Introductions, and Notes
Glory” Eth, Arm; “son” Ar1. 50. “son” or “servant” Lat, Eth, Ar1; others omit. See Stone, 4 Ezra, 207–8. 51. “thirty” Syr; “a thousand” Ar2. Eth and Arm omit the phrase. Ar1, Arm omit v. 29; Arm omits vv. 29-32. 4 Ezra | 43 Compare: 2 Baruch 21:19; 21:23; 40:3; 42:7 7:31 And after seven days the world, which is not yet Compare: 2 Baruch 11:4 30:1-2; 42:8; 50:2 7:32 And the earth shall give back those who are asleep in it, and the dust those who rest in it; and the treasuries shall give up the souls which have been committed to them.
4 Ezra | 39 6:53 “On the sixth day thou didst command the earth to bring forth before thee cattle, beasts, and creeping things;43 Compare: 2 Baruch 14:18; 48:20 6:54 and over these thou didst place Adam, as ruler over all the works which thou hadst made previously; and from him we have all come, the people whom thou hast chosen. WHY, THEN, DOES ISRAEL SUFFER? Compare: 2 Baruch 14:19; 15:7; 21:24 6:55 “All this I have spoken before thee, O Lord, because thou hast said that it was for us that thou didst create this world.
55. “commandment” Syr, Eth, Arm; “law” Georg. 56. ” 4 Ezra | 45 will be the judgment57 which I have promised; for I will rejoice over the few who shall be saved, because it is they who have made my glory to prevail now, and through them my name has now been honored. ” EZRA LAMENTS AND THE ANGEL RESPONDS 7:62 I replied and said, “O earth, what have you brought forth58 if the mind is made out of dust like the other created things! 7:63 For it would have been better if the dust itself had not been born, so that the mind might not have been made from it.
4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: Translations, Introductions, and Notes by Michael E. Stone, Matthias Henze