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Apocalypse of Noah
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A nonbiblical and pseudepigraphal work known primarily through its mention in the book of Jubilees. If it exists today, it is only available through a set of fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Apocalypse of Noah
Apocalypse of Noah A nonbiblical and pseudepigraphal work known primarily through its mention in the book of Jubilees. If it exists today, it is only available through a set of fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Noah, Apocalypse of
NOAH, APOCALYPSE OF A pseudepigraphal book mentioned by name only in Jub. 10:13 and 21:10. Some scholars identify portions of this work in Jub. 7:20–39 and 10:1–7, as well as 1 En. 6–11; 54:7–55:2; 60; 65:1–69:25; 106; 107 (Charles, APOT 2: 168; Rist, IDB 3: 556). Further evidence for its existence is
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Noah, Book (Apocalypse) of
Noah, Book (Apocalypse) of A lost pseudepigraphical document referred to and quoted in 1 Enoch and Jubilees. The Book of Noah, not a true apocalypse, contained a visionary description of purported events surrounding the birth of the biblical Noah, as well as an account of his death. A messianic notion
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Noah, Book Of
Noah, Book ofA pseudepigraphal writing composed by the beginning of the 2nd century b.c.e. Alluded to in Jub. 10:13; 21:10; T. Levi 2:3; 17:2 (one manuscript), the book survives only in summaries and remnants in Jubilees, 1 Enoch, 1QapGen ar, 4QMess ar, 1QNoah, and 4QAramaic N, C. It seems to have included
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Noah, Apocalypse of (Writing)
Noah, Apocalypse of. †A pseudepigraphical writing noted at Jub. 10:13; 21:10, hence written before the mid-second century B.C. Passages from this work, more properly titled “Book of Noah” (cf. 10:13), are thought to be preserved in Jubilees and (e.g., 1 En. 7:20–30; 10:1–17; 1 En 6–11; 54:7–55:2;
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Noah, Apocalypse (Book) of
Noah, Apocalypse (Book) of. An ancient Jewish work about Noah, known to us only from the book of Jubilees (see Jub. 10.13; 21.10) and generally thought to underlie certain portions of 1 Enoch (see Enoch, Books of). R. H. Charles assigned four sections (1 En. 6–11; 54:7–55.2; 60; 65:1–69.25; 106–7) to
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
NOAH, APOCALYPSE OF
NOAH, APOCALYPSE OF. Several references in the Pseudepigrapha refer to a written document described as the Book of Noah (e.g., Jub. 10:13; 21:10; T. Levi 2:3 [Greek]). Scholars therefore speak of an Apocalypse or Book of Noah and suggest that such a “book” was connected with other texts concerning Noah.