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What were the historical reasons why the Book of Enoch was excluded from most Christian canons?

According to Wikipedia: By the 4th century, the Book of Enoch was mostly excluded from Christian canons, and it is now regarded as scripture by only the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the Eritrean ...
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What about the noncanonical books quoted in Jude?

The book of Jude contains many quotes and references to the Old Testament. However, there are two quotes which seem to be from elsewhere. The first is attributed to The Assumption of Moses. Jude ...
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Is the Son of Man passage in Matthew 25 a reference to 1 Enoch?

I've mostly heard Jesus's Son of Man title considered to be a reference to Daniel (7:13-14; 8:16-18), but the use in Matthew 25:31 of "the son of man....on the throne of his glory" sounds a lot like ...
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In the Book of Enoch, what is meant by the ram in Parable of the Animals?

In the Book of Enoch, there is a long parable of animals, representing many Biblical figures such as Cain and Abel, David and Saul, Solomon, etc. I would like to make sense of part this parable; who ...
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What is the origin of 2 Peter 2:4 and Jude 1:6?

2 Peter 2:4 KJV — For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; Jude 1:6 KJV — And the angels ...
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Texts in second temple Judaism using "one like a son of man" as in Daniel 7 to refer to angel

In Norman Russell’s The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition, he says concerning Daniel 7:13: "The 'one like a son of man' is an angel, probably Michael, entrusted with the ...
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Does the "Spirit of God" (through Jude) in Jude 1:14 validate the book of Enoch?

The New Testament bibles include the book of [Jude] & [1 Corinthians]. Based on [1 Corinthians 3:16], the author of Jude (being a 'bond-servant of Jesus Christ' - Jude 1:1) is filled with the &...
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Is James 2:19 referencing 1 Enoch 13:5?

“You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons δαιμονια believe—and shudder!” ‭‭James‬ ‭2:19‬ If James is not referencing 1 Enoch 13:5 then from where does he get his information about ...
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Does Jude, inspired by the Holy Spirit (vss. 14-15), quote from the Book of Enoch or is it the other way around?

It is claimed that Jude (vss. 14-15) quoted 1 Enoch 1:9. At first glance, that appears to be true. First, let us consider Jude 14-15: "Now Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied about these men ...
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In Joshua 6:6, do the seven priests carrying trumpets in front of the Ark represent the seven angels carrying trumpets in front of Jesus on his Day?

Joshua 6:6 So Joshua the son of Nun called the priests and said to them, “Take up the Ark of the Covenant and let seven priests bear seven trumpets of rams’ horns in front of the Ark of YHWH.” ...
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Is Hebrews 4:13 a quote from the book of Enoch?

Young's Literal Translation and there is not a created thing not manifest before Him, but all things are naked and open to His eyes -- with whom is our reckoning. Book of Enoch Chapter 1X Thou hast ...
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Does the prophecy in 1 Enoch 10:17-21 concern the righteous after the Flood, or a later time after the final Judgment?

In the tenth chapter of 1 Enoch, in verse 17 (or 23 in some manuscripts), following the sentence on Semyaza and the other fallen angels who procreated the nephilim, God says that: 11 To Michael ...
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Where can I find a concordance / original text analysis and dictionary for the Apocrypha?

For study reasons, I would like to find a concordance for the Deuterocanonical books + the Book of Enoch. Ideally, the concordance should contain the original Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic text with an a ...
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Was the angelology in [Tobit 12:15] based only on [1 Enoch 20:1-8]?

We read in [Tobit 12:15] a reference to [1 Enoch 20:3]. "I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One."...
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In Matthew 26:29 could Christ be referring to the book of Enoch? [closed]

KJV Matthew 26 : 29 But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom. Christ promises that he will never ...
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Is there reason to believe that 2 Peter 2:4 and Jude 6 actually happened?

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 2 Peter 2:4 And the angels which kept not their ...
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Does Jude 1:13 refer to literal planets or fallen angels? [closed]

Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever. Compare this to the book of Enoch, which Jude apparently considered ...
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Does 1 Enoch 21:6 refer to people or angels?

1 Peter 3 refers to the "spirits in prison" (I believe referring to angels) and 1 Peter 4 refers to those who are dead (I believe referring to men). 1 Enoch 21 is commonly believed to be ...
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In Revelation 4:5, are the seven spirits before the throne of God the seven archangels in 1 Enoch 20:1-8? [duplicate]

Revelation 4:5 From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God. Enoch ...
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