1 Enoch 8:1


1 And Azâzal taught men to make swords, knives, shields, and breastplates, and revealed to them the metals of the earth and how to work with them, as well as how to make bracelets, ornaments, and the use antimony, beautifying the eyelids, along with all kinds of precious stones and various dyes. 2 Widespread wickedness arose, and they engaged in fornication, were led astray, and corrupted all their ways. Semjâzâ taught spells and the cutting of roots, Armârôs taught how to break spells, Barâqîjâl taught astrology, Kôkabîal taught about the constellations, Ezêqêal taught about the clouds, Araqiêal taught the signs of the earth, Shamsiêal taught the signs of the sun, and Sariêal taught the course of the moon. And as men died, they cried out, and their cries ascended to heaven.

Pseudo Jonathan Genesis 6:2


And it was when the sons of men began to multiply upon the face of the earth, and fair daughters were born to them; and the sons of the great saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and painted, and curled, walking with revelation of the flesh, and with imaginations of wickedness; that they took them wives of all who pleased them. And the Lord said by His Word, All the generations of the wicked which are to arise shall not be purged after the order of the judgments of the generation of the deluge, which shall be destroyed and exterminated from the midst of the world.

 Notes and References

"... The third text is Targum Pseudo-Jonathan of Genesis 6:2: the daughters of men 'were beautiful with their eyes painted, and their hair combed and walking in the nakedness of flesh'. Thus, the sin of the nobles, as they are identified in this text, is caused by the seductive conduct of the women, here described in imagery reminiscent of 1 Enoch 8:1 (eye paint and, instead of fine garments, nakedness). The tradition preserved in this Targum appears to be reflected in Testament of Reuben 5, a text of uncertain date and provenance ..."

Nickelsburg, George W. E. A Commentary on the Book of 1 Enoch Chapters 1-36, 81-108 (p. 195) Fortress Press, 2001

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