The Second Book of Enoch – Summary and Explanation

There are three books of Enoch in total.

The first one is known by most Christians; the second one is a pseudepigraphal work surviving only in Slavonic translations (and there are some Coptic fragments found of it as well), though it’s believed that it’s translated from a Greek source and that the Greek translation was done from the Aramaic or Hebrew original.

And the third book of Enoch is a work that gravitates towards Jewish mystical writings, and is, like the second book of Enoch, of a tradition which follows a belief that Enoch, when he was taken by YHWH into heavens, was transformed into an angel.Read more…

The Book of Giants in Dead Sea Scrolls And Other Sources

The fragments of The Book of Giants discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls give us a better insight into the events recorded in Genesis 6:4 about the time when giants dwelt on earth.

In The Book of Enoch and other apocryphal books we read that when the sons of YHWH descended to take human women for their wives, they taught them all kinds of things that they themselves knew not in full, and because of these teachings humanity fell into immorality and destruction.

Through the teachings of the fallen ones the whole world became defiled and therefore YHWH had to cause the flood to wipe out the corrupted creation.Read more…