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The thinker Philo used to be born approximately 20 BCE to a well-liked Jewish relatives in Alexandria, the manager domestic of the Jewish Diaspora in addition to the executive middle of Hellenistic tradition; he was once informed in Greek in addition to Jewish studying. In trying to reconcile biblical teachings with Greek philosophy he constructed principles that had broad impact on Christian and Jewish non secular notion. The Loeb Classical Library version of the works of Philo is in ten volumes and supplementations, dispensed 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 reviews. V: On Flight and discovering; switch of Names; On goals. VI: Abraham; Joseph; Moses. VII: The Decalogue; On specific legislation Books I–III. VIII: On exact legislation ebook IV; at the Virtues; Rewards and Punishments. IX: each stable guy Is unfastened; The Contemplative lifestyles; The Eternity of the realm; 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 supplementations.

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I. 2 9 3 - 2 9 5 , cf. ii. 182-185. * Lev. ii. 11, where honey is also proscribed. Somewhat different is the wording o f the Greek frag, preserved in three Catenae, dvrl rov ov Set l^vpLtoTov Trapclvai. €vtov dXXd Ttdvra ret irpooayopLCva et? a Set etvat. Prob. the original reading is preserved in the Catenae, atnTTerat Se Stct ovp,fl6Aov hvo ret dvayKaioraTa. Procopius reads more briefly atvtTTerat Se Stct ovp,fi6Aov. c d e f 9 9 H i k 51 QUESTIONS A N D ANSWERS 0 should despise sensual pleasures, for leaven is a sweetener of food b u t not food (itself).

Xxii. 22) W h y does (Scripture) prohibit mis­ treating every widow and orphan ? ™ It therefore wishes them t o J ° The Greek frag, reads dXXorpitoois rrjs iroXv$4ov Bogrjs, oiKeitoois Be rrjs irpos rov eva Kal irarepa rtov oXtov ripjfjs. , Bevrepov 4irrjXv8as evioi KOXOVOL rovs £4vovs. , see next note. oXr]K6res, rov avrov rpoirov rots 4v Alyvirrto ^evirevoaoiv. tov Kal edtov eloi. , ro Be ovopca KOLVOV 4Kar4ptov " 4irr)Xv8tov " viroypd^erai. , Ex. xxii. 2 1 . * The first of the two Greek fragments o f the beginning and end o f this section reads xVP dptf>av6v direiprjrai KaKodv: LXX irdaav xVP dptj>avov ov KaKtoaere.

EAcyxos, cf. g. Quod Deus Immut. Sit 135, De Decalogo 87, where cXeyxos has the force of conscience " or inward monitor " (as Colson there renders). It is symbolized b y an angel in De Fuga 1-6 and elsewhere. 44 44 h 44 44 50 EXODUS, BOOK II puts it to shame. For he within w h o m it is, is apprehended by his own j u d g m e n t as being altogether foolish. A n d in contrast to all the counsellors who are in the various cities it is obliged not to show respect or to admonish with fear but with both wisdom and freedom o f speech.

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