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Ezekiel, Apocryphon of
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This Jewish work, from the period before the destruction of the temple in 70 ce, is extant in only four shorter fragments transmitted by various church fathers (including Justin, Epiphanius, Clement of Alexandria, Augustine, Cyprian, Gregory of Nyssa, and Tertullian). Fragment 1, the longest, contains a parable of a blind person and a lame person, intended to show that the body and the soul must be together at the Last Judgment. Fragment 2 is a saying about righteous judgment, sometimes include…

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Ego, Beate, “Ezekiel, Apocryphon of”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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