The Forgotten Books of Eden Sacred Texts Bible Apocrypha Buy this Book at Amazon.com Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is a popularized translation of the OT pseudepigrapha, quasi-Biblical writings which never achieved canonical status (or inclusion in any of the official Apocrypha). This isn't to say that these documents are forgeries, just that for one reason or another they were not considered part of the Biblical text by the first millenium (C.E.) compilers. The First Book of Adam and EveThe Second Book of Adam and EveThe Book of the Secrets of EnochThe Psalms of SolomonThe Odes of SolomonThe Letter of AristeasFourth Book of MaccabeesThe Story of AhikarThe Testaments of the Twelve PatriarchsTestament of ReubenTestament of SimeonTestament of LeviThe Testament of JudahThe Testament of IssacharThe Testament of ZebulunThe Testament of DanThe Testament of NaphtaliThe Testament Of GadThe Testament of AsherThe Testament of JosephThe Testament of Benjamin The First Book of Adam and Eve
Aboriginal Hebrews Black Hebrews? The very words cause many people to grin at what appears to be simply a play on words. No one reads about such people in european authored history books and there are only a few references to "Ethiopian Jews" in white Jewish sources. Yet Black Hebrews have existed since biblical times. Their story begins with the Patriarch Abraham (2117-1942 B.C.), a native of the Sumerian city of Ur in ancient Mesopotamia. It has been confirmed that the ancient Sumerians were akin to the modern Black Dravidians of India. This truth is grossly neglected, suppressed, and distorted in most European and American historical texts which are flavored with race prejudice. Biblical history relates that the descendants of Abraham, namely Jacob (Israel) and his twelve sons and their wives, 70 in all, migrated from Canaan to Egypt around the year 1827 B.C. The biblical Hebrews were indistinguishable from native Egyptians and Ethiopians. Dr. In 1896, a man by the name of William S.
The Lost Books of the Bible Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is a collection of New Testament Apocrypha, including many works which were admired and read by the early Christians, but which were later excluded from the canonical Bible. It includes accounts of the young Jesus, particularly the Gospel of Mary and the Protevangelion, which provides additional folklore about the birth and youthful adventures of Jesus. Although not attributed, the initials of the editor, Rutherford H.
Spiritual Warfare Chronicles of Jerahmeel Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is Moses Gaster's translation of the Chronicles of Jerahmeel. The book is a collection of extended Biblical events, mixed with Roman history, lists of geographical names, and Patriarchial genealogies. Title PageContentsPrefaceIntroductionCompiler's PrefaceIIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIX.
Scientific Facts in The Bible Also See Scientists are now finding that the universe in which we live is like a diamond studded Rolex, except the universe is even more precisely designed than the watch. In fact, the universe is specifically tweaked to enable life on earth. Anthropic Principles Contrast the information on this page with the scientific knowledge of the Qur’an. “When studying the science of the ancient world, one is more apt to be impressed with its ignorance than to admire its accuracy. Examples of the more striking scientific accuracy in the Bible include The UniverseTime and SpaceThe BeginningAn Initial VoidAn Expanding UniverseSpace is EmptyThat Hole In The NorthAir Has WeightThose Singing StarsAnd There are Quite a Few of Them The EarthAtomsThe Earth is a SphereThe Rotation Of The EarthThe Orbit of The SunGravitational Properties of ConstellationsPangaea and PelegFirst and Second Laws of ThermodynamicsTalking Lightning? The OceansThe Paths Of The SeasMountains Under The SeasSprings Under The Seas Adding
Biblical Antiquities of Philo Sacred Texts Bible Apocrypha Contents Start Reading This book, dating from the late first century C.E. (after the destruction of the second temple, 70 C.E.) is attributed to the Jewish writer Philo. --John Bruno Hare, May 13th, 2004 Title PageContents Introduction 1. The Biblical Antiquities of Philo
The Hebrew Name for God - Elohim The name Elohim is unique to Hebraic thinking: it occurs only in Hebrew and in no other ancient Semitic language. The masculine plural ending does not mean “gods” when referring to the true God of Israel, since the name is mainly used with singular verb forms and with adjectives and pronouns in the singular (e.g., see Gen. 1:26). However, considering the Hashalush HaKadosh (Trinity), the form indeed allows for the plurality within the Godhead. In the traditional Jewish view, Elohim is the Name of God as the Creator and Judge of the universe (Gen 1:1-2:4a). “The Holy One, Blessed be He, said to those, You want to know my name? I am called according to my actions. In the second creation story (Genesis 2:4b-ff) the Name of God is revealed as the Sacred Name YHVH (from the semitic root that means “to be”) and expresses the idea of God’s closeness to humans. Elohim and Elohei ConstructsElohim is combined with other words to provide additional description about God. God Elohim. God of - Elohei.
The Book of Enoch Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] The Book of Enoch, written during the second century B.C.E., is one of the most important non-canonical apocryphal works, and probably had a huge influence on early Christian, particularly Gnostic, beliefs. Filled with hallucinatory visions of heaven and hell, angels and devils, Enoch introduced concepts such as fallen angels, the appearance of a Messiah, Resurrection, a Final Judgement, and a Heavenly Kingdom on Earth. Interspersed with this material are quasi-scientific digressions on calendrical systems, geography, cosmology, astronomy, and meteorology. This etext has been prepared specially for sacred-texts, and is a great improvement over other versions on the Internet, with the introduction, correct verse numbering, page numbers from the 1917 edition, and intact critical apparatus. Title PageEditors' PrefaceIntroductionAbbreviations, Brackets and Symbols Specially Used in the Translation of 1 Enoch The Book of Enoch The Parables