Philo, Volume III: On the Unchangeableness of God. On by Philo, F. H. Colson, G. H. Whitaker

By Philo, F. H. Colson, G. H. Whitaker

The thinker Philo was once born approximately 20 BCE to a popular Jewish relatives in Alexandria, the manager domestic of the Jewish Diaspora in addition to the manager heart of Hellenistic tradition; he used to be expert in Greek in addition to Jewish studying. In trying to reconcile biblical teachings with Greek philosophy he built principles that had vast effect on Christian and Jewish non secular idea. The Loeb Classical Library variation of the works of Philo is in ten volumes and supplementations, disbursed as follows. quantity I: construction; 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 stories. V: On Flight and discovering; swap of Names; On goals. VI: Abraham; Joseph; Moses. VII: The Decalogue; On exact legislation Books I–III. VIII: On specific legislation e-book IV; at the Virtues; Rewards and Punishments. IX: each solid guy Is loose; The Contemplative lifestyles; 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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H e employs the forethought and foreknowledge which are virtues peculiarly His own, and suffers nothing to escape His control or pass outside His compre­ hension. For not even about the future can un­ certainty be found with H i m , since nothing is un­ certain or future to God. N o one doubts that the 30 parent must have knowledge of his offspring, the craftsman of his handiwork, the steward of things entrusted to his stewardship. But God is in very truth the father and craftsman and steward of the heaven and the universe and all that is therein.

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26 τ ό τέλος, όπου γοϋν ανθρώπων φυχή τον πολύν κλύδωνα και σάλον, δν καταρραγέν σφοδρόν πνεϋμα τό κακίας αίφνίδιον ήγειρεν, επιστήμης και σοφίας αϋραις άποτίθεται και τό κυμαίνον και παρωδηκός ύφεΐσα νηνέμω ευδία χρωμένη γαληνιάζει, εϊτ ένδοιάζεις, ότι ό άφθαρτος και μακάριος και τών αρετών και αυτής τελειότητος και ευδαιμονίας άνημμένος τό κράτος ου χρήται γνώμης μεταβολή, μένει δέ εφ* ών εξ αρχής έβουλεύσατο ουδέν αυτών 27 μετατιθείς; άνθρώποις μέν οδν τό εύμετάβολον ή διά τήν εν αύτοΐς ή διά τήν έκτος αβεβαιότητα συμβαίνειν ανάγκη· οίον ούτως φίλους έλόμενοι πολλάκις και βραχύν τινα αύτοΐς συν1 1 Wend, approves of Mangey's των

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