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The Apocryphal Old Testament Collection of the most important non-canonical Old Testament books designed for general use.

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1And the Lord called Vreveil, 1 Not only do the MSS vary considerably from one another in the spelling of this name in each of the five instances in which it occurs in this chapter, but they also differ individually from instance to instance. Thus, in the first instance BBa read ‘Vreteil’, N ‘Vretil’, and P ‘Pravuil’; and B reads ‘Vreteil’ in the first instance, but ‘Vreveil’ in the others. one of his archangels, who was wise and wrote down everything that the Lord did. And the Lord 2said to Vreveil, Take the books from their storeplace, and give Enoch a pen and dictate the books to him. 3And Vreveil made haste and brought me the books, bright 2 So Ba: R ‘decorated’; UBN are corrupt. with smyrnium, 3 So Vaillant, supposing a Gk. original σμυϱνίον rather than σμύϱνα (‘myrrh’). and gave me a pen from his own hand. 4And he told me all that happens in heaven 4 So BBa (lit. ‘all the works of heaven’): U ‘all the works of the Lord’. and on the earth and in the sea, and the movements and courses 5 Lit. ‘lives’. of all the elements, and the changes of the years, and the movements and mutations of the days, and the regulation and order and execution 6 Lit. ‘the sweet voice’. of the singing, and the going in of the clouds and the going out of the winds, and all the words 7 Lit. ‘language’. of the songs 8 So B: U ‘of the new song’. of the armed host. 9 Cp. vi. 25 above. 5And all that it was proper that I should learn Vreveil explained to me in thirty days and thirty nights: his lips were never silent, as he went on speaking; and I, for my part, had no rest for thirty days and thirty nights, as I made my notes. 10 Lit. ‘writing all the signs’. 6And when I had finished, Vreveil said to me, Sit down: write out everything I have explained to you. And I sat down a second time for thirty days and thirty nights; and I wrote out everything exactly. 7And I wrote three hundred and sixty 11 RP ‘three hundred and sixty-six’. books.

Notes:

1 Not only do the MSS vary considerably from one another in the spelling of this name in each of the five instances in which it occurs in this chapter, but they also differ individually from instance to instance. Thus, in the first instance BBa read ‘Vreteil’, N ‘Vretil’, and P ‘Pravuil’; and B reads ‘Vreteil’ in the first instance, but ‘Vreveil’ in the others.

2 So Ba: R ‘decorated’; UBN are corrupt.

3 So Vaillant, supposing a Gk. original σμυϱνίον rather than σμύϱνα (‘myrrh’).

4 So BBa (lit. ‘all the works of heaven’): U ‘all the works of the Lord’.

5 Lit. ‘lives’.

6 Lit. ‘the sweet voice’.

7 Lit. ‘language’.

8 So B: U ‘of the new song’.

9 Cp. vi. 25 above.

10 Lit. ‘writing all the signs’.

11 RP ‘three hundred and sixty-six’.

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