Category Archives: Before Common Era

These works were written before the first coming of Messiah.

The Testament of Abraham

This testament deals with Abraham’s reluctance to die and the means by which his death was brought about. The testament states that when Abraham is told of his impending death, he tried to put it off by asking first to … Continue reading

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The Book of Joseph and Asenath

¬†Joseph & Aseneth Translated by David Cook Hyptertext version by Dr Mark Goodacre, University of Birmingham This translation of Joseph and Aseneth is taken from H. F. D. Sparks (ed.), The Apocryphal Old Testament (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984), pp. … Continue reading

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