Jubilees 12:20


19 And he prayed that night and said, 'My God, God Most High, Thou alone art my God, And Thee and Thy dominion have I chosen. And Thou hast created all things, And all things that are the work of thy hands. 20 Deliver me from the hands of evil spirits who have dominion over the thoughts of men's hearts, And let them not lead me astray from Thee, my God. And stablish Thou me and my seed for ever That we go not astray from henceforth and for evermore.'

Matthew 6:9

New Testament

9 So pray this way: “Our Father in heaven, may your name be honored, 10 may your kingdom come, may your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread, 12 and forgive us our debts, as we ourselves have forgiven our debtors. 13 And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. 14 “For if you forgive others their sins, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

 Notes and References

"... Similarities to the Lord’s Prayer are not exclusive to Prayer of Levi and Plea for Deliverance; for instance, apotropaic petitions in Jubilees ( contain themes such as a request for mercy (compare Jubilees 1:20) and the petition to not be led astray (compare Jubilees 12:20). Other parallels include the beginning of Abram’s prayer (Jubilees 12:19), which glorifies God and his kingdom, and the opening of Matthew’s prayer ..."

Morris, Michael J. Warding off Evil: Apotropaic Tradition in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Synoptic Gospels (p. 228) Mohr Siebeck, 2017

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