By Andrei A. Orlov
Discusses the 2 most vital figures in early Jewish mythologies of evil, the fallen angels Azazel and Satanael.
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And throw on him jagged and sharp stones, and canopy him with darkness; and enable him remain there for ever, and canopy his face, that he won't see mild, and that at the nice day of judgment he can be hurled into the fireplace. ’ ” Knibb, The Ethiopic booklet of Enoch, 2. 87–88. sixty six. the same improvement could be detected additionally within the publication of the Similitudes, an Enochic textual content already pointed out during this research which additionally indicates a few connections with the Merkabah culture. sixty seven. Orlov, The Enoch-Metatron culture, 148–208. sixty eight. For the heritage of the culture approximately Uzza, Azza, and Azael, see Reed, What the Fallen Angels Taught: The Reception-History of the publication of the Watchers in Judaism and Christianity, 337ff; idem, Fallen Angels and the heritage of Judaism and Christianity: The Reception of Enochic Literature, 252ff. sixty nine. Alexander, “3 Enoch,” 1. 258–59. 70. Anderson, “The Exaltation of Adam and the autumn of Satan,” 107. seventy one. Alexander, “3 Enoch,” 1. 260. seventy two. b. Sanh. 38B, Midrash of Shemhazai and Azael 2, and Zohar III. 207b–208a. seventy three. The motif of the 3 Watchers can be present in a number of Tafsirs at the Qur’an. For the unique texts, translations and large dialogue of those traditions, see Ф. И. Абдуллаева, ɉɟɪɫɢɞɫɤɚɹ Ʉɨɪɚɧɢɱɟɫɤɚɹ ɷɤɡɟɝɟɬɢɤɚ Ɍɟɤɫɬɵ ɩɟɪɟɜɨɞɵ ɤɨɦɦɟɧɬɚɪɢɢ (С. -Петербург: Петербургское Востоковедение, 2000). seventy four. Alexander, “3 Enoch,” 1. 303. seventy five. MS manhattan JTS 8128. seventy six. P. Schäfer, with M. Schlüter and H. G. von Mutius, Synopse zur Hekhaloth-Literatur (TSAJ, 2; Tübingen: Mohr/Siebeck, 1981), 164. seventy seven. M. Cohen, The Shicur Qomah: Texts and Recensions (TSAJ, nine; Tübingen: Mohr/Siebeck, 1985), 162–64. seventy eight. Cohen, The Shicur Qomah: Liturgy and Theurgy in Pre-Kabbalistic Jewish Mysticism, 134. seventy nine. Slav. служите. Sokolov, “Материалы и заметки по старинной славянской литературе,” 17. eighty. Slav. служби ваше. Ibid. eighty one. Andersen, “2 Enoch,” 1. 132. eighty two. See Georgian LAE 14:1: “Then Michael got here; he summoned all of the troops of angels and advised them, ‘Bow down ahead of the likeness and just like the divinity. ’ ” Latin LAE 14:1: “Having long gone forth Michael referred to as the entire angels asserting: 168 Notes to devil and the Visionary ‘Worship identical to our lord god, simply because the Lord God has commanded. ’ ” A Synopsis of the Books of Adam and Eve, 16E. eighty three. hence, in 2 En. 24 God invitations the seer to where subsequent to him, nearer than that of Gabriel, on the way to percentage with him the knowledge that is still hidden even from the angels. The shorter recension of two En. 24 places even better emphasis at the distinct nature of this supply; during this recension God areas the patriarch “to the left of himself, nearer than Gabriel (Slav. Ближе Гаврила). ” Andersen, “2 Enoch,” 1. 143; Sokolov, “Материалы и заметки по старинной славянской литературе,” ninety (Ms. B), 117 (Ms. U). Crispin Fletcher-Louis writes that the truth that in 2 Enoch the seer is seated subsequent to God “suggests a few touch with the rabbinic Enoch/Metatron culture. ” Fletcher-Louis, Luke-Acts, 154. Michael Mach additionally means that this motif is heavily hooked up with the Metatron imagery.