1 Enoch 58:3


1 And I began to speak the third Parable concerning the righteous and elect. 2 Blessed are ye, ye righteous and elect, For glorious shall be your lot. 3 And the righteous shall be in the light of the sun. And the elect in the light of eternal life: The days of their life shall be unending, And the days of the holy without number. 4 And they shall seek the light and find righteousness with the Lord of Spirits: There shall be peace to the righteous in the name of the Eternal Lord.

Psalms of Solomon 3:12


9 The sinners stumble and curse their life, the day of their birth and their mother's labor pain. 10 They sin repeatedly in their life: They fall, and are seriously hurt, they will never get up again. 11 The destruction of sinners is forever, and they will not be remembered when God looks after the righteous. 12 This is the fate of sinners forever; but those who fear the Lord shall rise up to eternal life, and their life shall be in the Lord's light and it shall never end.

 Notes and References

"... The only pre-Christian “third day” association appears in the cult of Osiris, but the “third day” was a fairly regular expression for a short period of time (such as “the day after tomorrow”) in Jewish sources, a small enough figure to generate many coincidences. Palestinian Jewish Christians appealed to the “third day” (which merely meant parts of three days) before any Diaspora exposure to the cult of Osiris (the pre-Pauline formula in 1 Corinthians 15:3–4). Bodily resurrection was a common Palestinian Jewish idea. (See e.g. Psalms of Solomon 3:12; 15:12–13; 1 Enoch 22:13; 61:5; 2 Maccabees 7:9, 14, 23, 29; 14:46; 2 Baruch 30:1; 51:1–6; Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum 3:10; 25:6–7; Mishnah Sanhedrin 10:1) If a newly Gentile church preached a dying-and-rising mystery deity, why would Palestinian Jewish Jesus monotheists adopt this concept and give it the Palestinian Jewish language of “resurrection”? It seems far more likely that Gentiles attracted to a growing Jewish movement would have adapted the Palestinian Jewish resurrection concept ..."

Keener, Craig S. "Jesus and Parallel Jewish and Greco-Roman Figures" in Porter, Stanley E., and Andrew W. Pitts (eds.) Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture: Social and Literary Contexts for the New Testament (pp. 85-111) Brill, 2013

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