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Lev. 19:23-24). ) year (Jub. 7:37). 1 2 3 4 The sons of Noah divided the land. Ham's portion which was located "beyond Gihon towards the south, to the right of the Garden" extended southward to the mountains of fire; westward to the sea of Atel; westward to the sea of Ma'uk; northward to Gadir, then along the great sea to Gihon and along Gihon to the Garden of Eden (Jub. 8:22-23). ) Ham divided that territory putting Cush on the east; Mizraim to the west of him; Put to the west of Mizraim; while Canaan was along the sea, west of them all (Jub.

5 (PG. 1 0 . 6 8 ) ; Sulpicius Severus, Chron. i. 3 (CSEL. 1. 5). Augustine, Civ. Dei 1 5 . 20 (CSEL. 40. 2. 102), notes the difference in the L X X and MT. and remarks that even if one sub­ tracts the one from the other, it would still be a long period. Ephraem's figure of 2060 years is arrived at from dogmatic assumptions rather than from textual evidence; see D. Gerson, Die Comm. des Ephraem Syrus im Verhaltniss v&r jiidischen Exegese (Breslau: Schletter'schen Buchhandlung, 1868), p. 33. ) This view is repeated in PRE.

1 5 : 1 ; 4 4 : 4 , 5 where patriarchs keep other festivals; cf. also the law of Lev. ). ) Cf. the law of Lev. 1 9 : 2 3 - 2 5 . ) Ephraem Syrus, Comm. in Gen. 7 : 1 (CSCO. 72. 50-51), has a lapse of six years before the drunkenness. ) Cf. the ritual of Num. 2 9 : 2 , 5 ; Josephus, Ant. i. 6. 3 , also connects the drunk­ enness with a sacrifice. 2 8 4 NOAH IN THE APOCRYPHA AND PSEUDEPIGRAPHA 31 be a prophecy (Jub. 8:18). God would dwell in the dwellings of Shem. ) Afterwards each of the sons of Noah proceeded to build himself a city (Jub.

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