“Gabriel’s Revelation” in English Translation by Israel Knohl

Sidebar to: The Messiah Son of Joseph

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1. [ ] ........

2. [ ] Lord

3. [ ] . [ ] .

4. [ f]or th[us sa]id the Lo[rd] I have betr[oth]ed you to me, garden

5. [ ]... ..[

6. and I will talk .... .... [

7. [ ] children of Israel .... [?]...[ ] ...[ ] ....

8. son of David [?] ......[

9. [ ] the word of the Lor[d]

10. [ ] .... ..... ..... ..... you have asked ... [?]

11. [?] Lord you have asked me, so said the God of Hosts

12. [ ] .. from my house Israel and I will talk about the greatness of Jerusalem

13. [Thus] said the Lord, God of Israel, now all the nations

14. ... enc[amp] on Jerusalem and from it are exi[led]

15. one two three forty Prophets and the elders

16. and the Hasidim. My servant David, ask of Ephraim

17. [that he] place the sign; (this) I ask of you. For thus said

18. the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, my gardens are ripe,

19. My holy thing for Israel. By three days you shall know, for thus said

20. the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, the evil has been broken

21. before righteousness. Ask me, and I shall tell you, what is this

22. wicked branch, plastered white. You are standing, the angel

23. is supporting you. Do not fear. Blessed is the glory of the Lord God from

24. his seat. In a little while, I will shake

25. .. the heavens and the earth. Here is the glory of the Lord God

26. of Hosts, the God of Israel, These are the seven chariots

27. at the gate of Jerusalem and the gates of Judea they will re[st] for

28. my three angels, Michael and all the others, look for

29. your power. So said of the Lord God of Hosts, the God

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