By Philo Judaeus; Ralph Marcus (trans.)
The thinker Philo was once born approximately 20 BCE to a well-known Jewish relations in Alexandria, the executive domestic of the Jewish Diaspora in addition to the executive heart of Hellenistic tradition; he was once expert in Greek in addition to Jewish studying. In trying to reconcile biblical teachings with Greek philosophy he constructed principles that had broad impression on Christian and Jewish spiritual notion. The Loeb Classical Library variation of the works of Philo is in ten volumes and supplementations, allotted as follows. quantity I: production; Interpretation of Genesis II and III. II: at the Cherubim; The Sacrifices of Abel and Cain; the more serious assaults the higher; The Posterity and Exile of Cain; at the Giants. III: The Unchangeableness of God; On Husbandry; Noah's paintings as a Planter; On Drunkenness; On Sobriety. IV: The Confusion of Tongues; The Migration of Abraham; The inheritor of Divine issues; at the initial reviews. V: On Flight and discovering; swap of Names; On desires. VI: Abraham; Joseph; Moses. VII: The Decalogue; On precise legislation Books I–III. VIII: On targeted legislation publication IV; at the Virtues; Rewards and Punishments. IX: each sturdy guy Is loose; The Contemplative existence; The Eternity of the area; opposed to Flaccus; Apology for the Jews; On windfall. X: at the Embassy to Gaius; indexes. complement I: questions about Genesis. II: questions about Exodus; index to vitamins.
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31 QUESTIONS A N D ANSWERS and apart b y themselves," they belong t o the m i n d / But when they descend into the b o d y , they give admittance to a baser idea, imitating, in a way, the nature o f irrational creatures. 6 23. ( E x . xii. 23c) ( W h y ) does (Scripture) say that H e will not let " the destroyer enter your houses t o strike " ? It weaves into the whole legislation the faithful and worthy sentiment that we are n o t t o make the Deity the cause o f any evil. * B u t as for the deeper meaning,' this must be said.
Xxii. 28b) * W h y , after first saying that one is not to revile gods, does (Scripture) straightway add, " nor rulers " ? e. the Jews. ev(J>rjixov erratvov. iyxtopiovs or Trarpiovs. is. The Arm. lit. = rov ovrcos oatf>ovs KOL OVTOS* Perhaps the A n n . e. if we cause others to praise God, we shall be praising Him vicariously. , Ex. xxii. 27b. I, dpxovra : Heb. ruler " ) rov Xaov b c d e 44 44 44 1 0 44 44 h J GOV OV KOKCOS 44 ipels. 41 QUESTIONS A N D ANSWERS As the poets say, rulers are closely akin and near in lineage to and o f the same seed as the gods, for leaders and rulers are, as these ° say, able to do g o o d or evil b y virtue of their own power.