1And it came to pass, when I had spoken to my sons, the two men called me and took me up on their wings; and they carried me up into the first heaven and set me down there. 2And they brought before me the elders, the masters of the ranks of the stars, and they showed me their movements and their displacements from year to year. 3And they showed me two hundred 1 two hundred = BNBaR: U ‘in the light’. angels, who rule the stars and the constellations 2 Lit. ‘combinations’. in heaven. 4And they showed me there a sea, very great, much greater than the earthly sea; and angels were flying with their wings. 5And they showed me the treasuries of the snow and ice, 3 So BNR: UBa ‘cold’. and terrifying angels guarding the treasuries. 6And they showed me there the storehouses 4 U ‘the treasuries, and they showed me the storehouses’. of the clouds, from which they rise 5 U ‘go in’. and go out. 7And they showed me the treasuries of the dew, like the balm of olive trees, and the angels guarding their treasuries; and their appearance 6 NBa ‘clothing’. was like all the flowers of the earth.