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The Book of Jubilees
The Book of Jubilees, originally composed in Hebrew by the Hasidim in the late second century B.C.E.,1 gives us the earliest representation of the Hasidic argument. To date, the most complete version of this text is found in the Ethiopian edition. It reports:
I wanted you to tell me what time it is, according to Yahweh’s clock pertaining to mankind.
You see, keeping track of time is very important to father Yahweh. It brings to mind the familiar saying, which is quite true when it comes to Scriptures, “Timing is everything.”
The fact of the matter is that Yahweh’s clock for mankind was actually revealed quite early on in Genesis. Read the rest of this entry »