Friday, October 16, 2020

Was Noah a demigod?

DR. RABBI SAMUEL Z. GLASER (Z'L'): Demigods and the Birth of Noah (
The Sons of Elohim sleeping with women and producing demigods (Gen 6:1-4) is sandwiched between the birth of Noah and the flood. This juxtaposition of passages prompted 1 Enoch and Genesis Apocryphon to question whether Lamech was Noah's father or whether Noah was a demigod.

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