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If the question is asking whether the Holy Spirit validated Enoch 1 because Jude wrote ‘under the inspiration of the Spirit’ - then this can’t be done exegetical. It can only be argued. It becomes an academic exercise. Enoch 1 was accepted by the Jews living at the time Jude wrote this letter. Peter also references Enoch 1. These writers, the apostles knew ...


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The book of 1 Enoch (there is also 2 Enoch and 3 Enoch) was well known in the few centuries around the time of Christ and was then lost. It was only re-discovered in 1773 by the Scottish explorer, James Bruce, in Ethiopia, having been preserved only in the sacred Ge’ez language. Fragments of the book were also discovered among the Dead Sea scrolls at ...


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This amazing “quote” in Jude 14, 15 could be due to any of the following phenomena: Jude actually quoted from the book of 1 Enoch 1:9. However, this does not make 1 Enoch a Biblical book any more than Cyrus or Epimenides – see appendix below. (The Book of Revelation also quotes from 1 Enoch, see appendix.) Jude quotes from the real book of Enoch, now lost,...


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The short answer appears to be, "YES" - Heb 4:13 seems to quote 1 Enoch 9:5 as correctly observed by the OP. The author Hebrews does not say this explicitly, but such a lack of attribution is the norm in the NT, even when it quotes the OT. The "Comprehensive New Testament" (Cornerstone Publications) provides an extremely extensive list of ...


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