1 Enoch 9:4


4 And they said to the Lord of the ages: 'Lord of lords, God of gods, King of kings, 〈and God of the ages〉, the throne of Thy glory (standeth) unto all the generations of the ages, and Thy name holy and glorious and blessed unto all the ages! 5 Thou hast made all things, and power over all things hast Thou: and all things are naked and open in Thy sight, and Thou seest all things, and nothing can hide itself from Thee. 6 Thou seest what Azâzêl hath done, who hath taught all unrighteousness on earth and revealed the eternal secrets which were (preserved) in heaven, which men were striving to learn: 7 And Semjâzâ, to whom Thou hast given authority to bear rule over his associates. 8 And they have gone to the daughters of men upon the earth, and have slept with the women, and have defiled themselves, and revealed to them all kinds of sins.

Revelation 4:11

New Testament

8 Each one of the four living creatures had six wings and was full of eyes all around and inside. They never rest day or night, saying: “Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God, the All-Powerful, Who was, and who is, and who is still to come!” 9 And whenever the living creatures give glory, honor, and thanks to the one who sits on the throne, who lives forever and ever, 10 the twenty-four elders throw themselves to the ground before the one who sits on the throne and worship the one who lives forever and ever, and they offer their crowns before his throne, saying: 11 “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, since you created all things, and because of your will they existed and were created!”

 Notes and References

"... The basis for the lamb's victory lies in the fact that He is 'Lord of Lords and King of Kings.' This precise title occurs only twice in biblically-related material previous to the N.T., i.e., 1 Enoch 9:4 and Daniel 4:37 (LXX). It is possible that the 1 Enoch 9 reference is in mind, since its context concerns eschatological judgment (i.e., of the fallen Watchers), as does that of Revelation 17. However, Daniel 4:37 (LXX) is the more probable influence for the following reasons. (1) The wording of Daniel is closer to that of Revelation. (2) Whereas the Enoch phrase forms part of an address to God, in Daniel and Revelation it is viewed as the causal basis of the divine power to take away the rule of evil kings. (3) Almost the same title appears also in the LXX of Daniel 2:37, 47 and 3:2 so that these three texts together with Daniel 4:37 (LXX) could have formed a collective impression upon John ..."

Beale, G. K. The Use of Daniel in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and in the Revelation of St. John (pp. 262-263) Wipf & Stock, 2010

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