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4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: Translations, Introductions, and Notes by Michael E. Stone, Matthias Henze

By Michael E. Stone, Matthias Henze

Clean translations of early Jewish texts four Ezra and a couple of Baruch, written within the a long time after the Judean struggle, which observed Jerusalem conquered, the temple destroyed, and Judaism replaced ceaselessly. this useful quantity makes those vital texts available to scholars, offers specialist introductions, and illuminates the interrelationship of the texts via parallel columns.

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4:42 For just as a woman who is in travail makes haste to escape the pangs of birth, so also do these [places]15 hasten to give back those things that were committed to them from the beginning. ” Compare: 2 Baruch 3:2; 28:6 4:44 I answered and said, “If I have found favor in your sight, and if it is possible, and if I am worthy, 4:45 show me this also: whether more time is to come than has passed, or whether for us the greater part has gone by. ” 4:48 So I stood and looked, and behold, a flaming furnace passed by before me, and it came to pass, when the flame had gone by I looked, and behold, the smoke remained.

8:27 Regard not those who act wickedly, but those who have kept thy covenants amid afflictions. 8:28 Think not on those who have lived wickedly in thy sight; but remember those who have willingly acknowledged that thou art to be feared. 8:29 Let it not be thy will to destroy those who have had the ways of79 cattle; but regard those who have gloriously taught thy law. 8:30 Be not angry with those who are deemed worse than beasts; but love those who have always put their trust in thy glory. 8:31 For we and those who were before us have done deeds in ways that bring death, but thou, because of us sinners, are called merciful.

Cited by Ambrose, de bono mortis 10. ” 5:45 And I said, “How hast thou said to thy servant that thou wilt certainly give life at one time to thy creation? ” 5:48 He said to me, “Even so have I made the earth a womb for those who from time to time come forth on it. ” THE EARTH’S SENESCENCE Compare: 2 Baruch 3:1; 85:10 5:50 Then I asked him and said, “Since thou hast given me the way, let me speak before thee. Is our mother, of whom thou hast told me, still young? ” 5:51 He replied to me, “Ask a woman who bears children, and she will tell you.

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