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''A New interpreting of the Animal Apocalypse of one Enoch'' bargains an entire theological research of this second-century BCE allegory and makes use of this because the foundation for a brand new observation at the textual content, awarded in a clean translation

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57 Among 1 Enoch specialists, the most popular date for the “Parables” is the turn of the era, give or take three or four decades. For a recent survey and discussion, see David Suter, “Enoch in Sheol: Updating the Dating of the Book of Parables,” in Enoch and the Messiah Son of Man: Revisiting the Book of Parables (ed. G. Boccaccini; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007), 415–443. E. Nickelsburg and James C. Vanderkam, 1Enoch 2: A Commentary on the Book of 1 Enoch Chapters 37–82 (Hermeneia; Minneapolis: Fortress, 2012), 58–63.

24 Lindars, “A Bull, a Lamb and a Word,” 485. 25 Tiller, A Commentary, 387; similarly Elliott, The Survivors of Israel, 471 n. 89. 26 Lindars, “A Bull, a Lamb and a Word,” 485. 27 Mitchell, “Firstborn Shor and Rem,” 217 n. 19. 28 It should be noted that this argument could be marshaled in favor of Nickelsburg’s solution if someone were to find “leader” more inherently plausible than “lamb” to begin with. 23 26 chapter one b. Who Is the White Bull? With the text established, the question now becomes a matter of interpretation.

Jonathan A. Goldstein is emphatic: “The commanding figure of 1Enoch 90:37–38 is surely royal” (“How the Authors of 1 and 2Maccabees Treated the ‘Messianic’ Promises,” in Judaisms and Their Messiahs at the Turn of the Era [ed. J. S. S. Frerichs; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987], 69–96 [here 72–73]). So too is Young S. 216; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006], 97–113 [97]). 30 This is only true, however, if one is selective with the evidence. The horn or horns of divine victory and strength belong to the Davidide in Pss 89:17, 92:10, and 132:17, but we also find such horns given to Joseph (Deut 33:17), Hannah (1Sam 2:1) and “the righteous” in general (Pss 75:10; 112:9; 148:14).

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