The Book of Adam and Eve; Also Called the Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan, a Book of the Early Eastern Church, Tr. from the Ethiopie, with Notes from the Kufale, Talmud, Midrashim, and Other Eastern Works

The Book of Adam and Eve; Also Called the Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan, a Book of the Early Eastern Church, Tr. from the Ethiopie, with Notes from the Kufale, Talmud, Midrashim, and Other Eastern Works

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...on earth, undefiled. For Satans are very wicked and infamous. Moreover, they are not male and female by nature; but they are small, subtle spirits, that have been black ever since they transgressed. But many men say, that angels came down from heaven, and joined themselves to women, and had children by them. This cannot be true.f But they were children of Seth, who were of the children of Adam, that dwelt on the mountain, high up or suspended, while they preserved their virginity, their innocence and their glory like angels; and were then called " angels of God." But when they transgressed and mingled with the children of Cain, and begat children, ill-informed men said, that angels had come down from heaven, and mingled with daughters of men, who bare them giants. CHAPTER V. Then the ancient old man Methuselah who remained on the mountain with Noah's sons, lived nine hundred and eightyseven years and then sickened; and his sickness was such that, on account of it, he must depart from this world. When Noah and his sons, Shem, Ham and Japhet, became aware of it, they came to him with their wives, and wept before The Ethiopic construction is not quite correct here. The Arabic reads "Angelic spirits." t See S. Matt, xxii, 30, and the same in S. Mark and in S. Luke. See also note 5 from the Coran. Sur. W, xxxvii, and liii, etc. him, and said, "0 our father, and our elder, bless us, and pray God to have mercy on us when thou art gone from us." Then Methuselah said to them with a sorrowful heart, "Hear me, 0 my dear children; for none of our fathers are left, but you, eight souls. "The Lord God created our father Adam and our mother Eve, and from them filled the earth with people in the neighbourhood of...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571517
  • 9781236571519