2.02.10: The Book of Jubilees Chapters 00.12 Prologue Section 12

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THE BOOK OF JUBILEES

Prologue

THIS is the history of the division of the days[1]fn30 The Prologue sums up the contents of the Book as at once a history and a chronological system based upon the number seven. of the law and of the testimony, of the events of the years, of[2]fn31 i. e. according to (their year-weeks): a year-week = seven years (cf. Lev. xxv. 8 f.). their (year) weeks, of their jubilees throughout all the years of the world,[3]fn32 The writer apparently intended to write a history from Creation to the establishment of the Messianic Kingdom. as the Lord spake to Moses on Mount Sinai when he went up to receive the tables of the law and of the commandment, according to the voice of God as He said unto him, “Go up to the top of the Mount.”[4]fn33 Cf. Exod. xxiv. 12.

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1 fn30 The Prologue sums up the contents of the Book as at once a history and a chronological system based upon the number seven.
2 fn31 i. e. according to (their year-weeks): a year-week = seven years (cf. Lev. xxv. 8 f.).
3 fn32 The writer apparently intended to write a history from Creation to the establishment of the Messianic Kingdom.
4 fn33 Cf. Exod. xxiv. 12.

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