1 Enoch 62:2


1 And thus the Lord commanded the kings and the mighty and the exalted, and those who dwell on the earth, and said: 'Open your eyes and lift up your horns if ye are able to recognize the Elect One.' 2 And the Lord of Spirits seated him on the throne of His glory, And the spirit of righteousness was poured out upon him, And the word of his mouth slays all the sinners, And all the unrighteous are destroyed from before his face. 3 And there shall stand up in that day all the kings and the mighty, And the exalted and those who hold the earth, And they shall see and recognize How he sits on the throne of his glory, And righteousness is judged before him, And no lying word is spoken before him. 4 Then shall pain come upon them as on a woman in travail, [And she has pain in bringing forth] When her child enters the mouth of the womb, And she has pain in bringing forth.

Revelation 1:16

New Testament

13 and in the midst of the lampstands was one like a son of man. He was dressed in a robe extending down to his feet, and he wore a wide golden belt around his chest. 14 His head and hair were as white as wool, even as white as snow, and his eyes were like a fiery flame. 15 His feet were like polished bronze refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters. 16 He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp double-edged sword extended out of his mouth. His face shone like the sun shining at full strength. 17 When I saw him I fell down at his feet as though I were dead, but he placed his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid! I am the first and the last, 18 and the one who lives! I was dead, but look, now I am alive—forever and ever—and I hold the keys of death and of Hades!

 Notes and References

"... The Book of Revelation contains a similar view of the Son of Man as portrayed in the Parables of Enoch. The sharp double-edged sword coming from the mouth of the Son of Man in Revelation (Revelation 1:16; 2:12, 16; 19:15, 21) is similar to the act of judging that the Son of Man in the Parables of Enoch does through his speech (1 Enoch 62:2). In Revelation, Jesus is called Christ (“Messiah”, “Anointed One”) in Revelation 1:5; 5:5. The Son of Man in Revelation and in the Parables of Enoch takes part in judgment (1 Enoch 69:27; Revelation 14:14-16) and sits on God’s throne (1 Enoch 45:3; 61:8; 62:2; Revelation 3:21). Both are preexistent: Jesus is “the First and the Last” (Revelation 1:17; 2:8; 22:13). Just as the righteous in the Parables of Enoch dwell with the Son of Man (1 Enoch 62:14), Jesus is present among the seven golden lampstands which indicates his presence with the seven churches (Revelation 1:12, 20). In both Revelation and the Parables of Enoch, the physical appearance of the Son of Man is related to angels. The Parables of Enoch say that “his face was full of graciousness like one of the holy angels (1 Enoch 46:1). Revelation describes Jesus in terms of the angel in Daniel 10:5-6 ..."

Linscomb, Dennis Second Temple Judaism’s Influence on the New Testament and Its Impact on Biblical Inspiration and Progressive Revelation (p. 11) Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2020

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