1 Enoch 1:9


8 But with the righteous He will make peace. And will protect the elect, And mercy shall be upon them. And they shall all belong to God, And they shall be prospered, And they shall ⌈all⌉ be blessed. ⌈And He will help them all⌉, And light shall appear unto them, ⌈And He will make peace with them⌉. 9 And behold! He cometh with ten thousands of ⌈His⌉ holy ones To execute judgement upon all, And to destroy ⌈all⌉ the ungodly: And to convict all flesh Of all the works ⌈of their ungodliness⌉ which they have ungodly committed, And of all the hard things which ungodly sinners ⌈have spoken⌉ against Him.

1 Thessalonains 3:13

New Testament

11 Now may God our Father himself and our Lord Jesus direct our way to you. 12 And may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we do for you, 13 so that your hearts are strengthened in holiness to be blameless before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

 Notes and References

"... Verse 9 is noteworthy for its use in early Christianity. Jude 14-15 quotes all but line c, citing the text as a prophecy by 'Enoch, the seventh from Adam' ... 1 Thessalonians 3:13 and Mark 8:38 speak of 'the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his holy ones' and of the Son of Man, who 'comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.' Perhaps belief in the parousia of the Son of Man triggered the citation of 1 Enoch 1:9 in Jude or its use in the tradition behind I Thessalonians 3:13. It is perhaps significant that 52:5-9 interprets 1 Enoch 1:37 to refer to the corning of the Anointed and Chosen One ..."

Nickelsburg, George W. E. A Commentary on the Book of 1 Enoch Chapters 1-36, 81-108 (p. 149) Fortress Press, 2001

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