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Wisdom 4:10-11 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

10 [a]The one who pleased God was loved,
    living among sinners, was transported—
11 Snatched away, lest wickedness pervert his mind
    or deceit beguile his soul;

Footnotes:

  1. 4:10–11 There are allusions here to Enoch (Gn 5:21–24), who was young by patriarchal standards, and to Lot (Gn 19:10–11; 2 Pt 2:7–8). Cf. also Is 57:1–2.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Ben Sira 44:16 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

The Early Ancestors

16 [Enoch[a] walked with the Lord and was taken,
    that succeeding generations might learn by his example.]

Footnotes:

  1. 44:16 Enoch: because of his friendship with God and his unusual disappearance from the earth, this prophet’s renown was great among the chosen people, particularly in the two centuries just before the coming of Christ; cf. Gn 5:21–24; Hb 11:5. The present verse is an expansion of the original text; cf. 49:14.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Ben Sira 49:14 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

The Earliest Patriarchs

14 Few on earth have been created like Enoch;[a]
    he also was taken up bodily.

Footnotes:

  1. 49:14–16 The patriarchs here mentioned were glorious because of their spirit of religion, i.e., their profound reverence for God and obedience to him. The splendor of Adam: suggests his direct origin from God (Gn 1:26–27; 2:7).
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Hebrews 11:5 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and “he was found no more because God had taken him.” Before he was taken up, he was attested to have pleased God.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

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