1 Enoch 108:3


2 You who have observed it will wait for these days until an end is made of those who do evil and the power of wrongdoers comes to an end. 3 You, however, wait until sin passes away; for their names will be erased from the book of life and from the books of the holy ones. And their seed will be destroyed forever. 4 And I saw there something like an invisible cloud; for by reason of its depth I could not look over, and I saw a flame of fire blazing brightly, and things like shining mountains circling and sweeping to and fro.

Psalms of Solomon 17:7


6 In their pride they flamboyantly set up their own royal house. Their arrogant substimtion desolated David's throne, and they did not glorify your honorable name. 7 But you, O God, will throw them down, and root up their descendants from the earth, for there will rise up against them a man alien to our race. 8 You will repay them according to their sins O God. It will happen to them according to their deeds.

 Notes and References

"... Psalms of Solomon 1, 4, and 7 do not contain references to identifiable historical events, although a number of suggestions and assumptions have been made concerning these texts as well. Psalms of Solomon 17 is complicated, on the one hand, the captives are now explicitly said to have been led “to the West,” which clearly points to a Roman conqueror, namely Pompey (Psalms of Solomon 17:12). On the other hand, that part of the psalm seems to have been originally separate from the first part, which mentions a “man that is alien from our house” whose actions, namely the extinction of a group of sinners, are described with approval (Psalms of Solomon 17:7) ..."

Eckhardt, Benedikt "The Psalms of Solomon as a Historical Source for the Late Hasmonean Period" in Bons, Eberhard, and Patrick Pouchelle (eds.) The Psalms of Solomon: Language, History, Theology (pp. 7-29) Society of Biblical Literature, 2015

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