Jubilees 4:15


15 And in the second week of the tenth jubilee [449-55 A.M.] Mahalalel took unto him to wife DinaH, the daughter of Barakiel the daughter of his father's brother, and she bare him a son in the third week in the sixth year, [461 A.M.] and he called his name Jared, for in his days the angels of the Lord descended on the earth, those who are named the Watchers, that they should instruct the children of men, and that they should do judgment and uprightness on the earth. 16 And in the eleventh jubilee [512-18 A.M.] Jared took to himself a wife, and her name was Baraka, the daughter of Râsûjâl, a daughter of his father's brother, in the fourth week of this jubilee, [522 A.M.] and she bare him a son in the fifth week, in the fourth year of the jubilee, and he called his name Enoch.

1 Enoch 6:6


4 And they all replied to him and said: 'Let us all take an oath, and all bind ourselves with a solemn promise not to abandon this plan but to carry out this act.' 5 Then they all took an oath together and bound themselves with a solemn promise to do so. 6 And there were in total two hundred who descended on the summit of Mount Hermon in the days of Jared, and they named it Mount Hermon because they had taken an oath and bound themselves with solemn promises there. 7 And these are the names of their leaders: Semjâzâ, their leader, Arâkîba, Râmêal, Kôkabîal, Tâmîal, Râmîal, Dânal, Êzêqêal, Barâqîjâl, Asâal, Armâros, Batârêal, Anânêal, Zaqîêal, Samsâpêal, Satarêal, Tûrêal, Jômjâal, Sarîêal. 8 These are their chiefs of tens.

 Notes and References

"... The book of Jubilees (4:15) reports that the Watchers descended in order to 'instruct the children of men.' This is an interesting survival of the idea, not found in 1 Enoch, that the original purpose of the descent of the Watchers, before they sinned, was to communicate knowledge to men, i.e. God sent them (compare Jubilees 5:6) to be culture-heroes in the positive sense. In the event, since the angels apostatized, Jubilees assigns this role to Enoch (4:17, 21). A reference to the actual teaching of the Watchers is found in 8:3, according to which their astrological teaching was found, after the Flood, carved on a rock. Probably this story is intended to show that Chaldean astrology derived from the sinful teaching of the Watchers ..."

Bauckham, Richard The Fall of the Angels as the Source of Philosophy in Hermias and Clement of Alexandria (pp. 313-330) Vigiliae Christianae 39, 1985

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