The Book of Mysteries - TBNHe led me out in the darkness of the night to a sandy expanse. There we lay down and gazed up into the star-filled skies. The word for earth is aretz. When you hear a Hebrew word that ends with im , it's a sign that word is plural. So what does this tell you? Shamayim , heaven, is plural, but aretz , earth, is not.
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The scroll fragments are given the alpha-numeric designations of 1Q27 and 4Q The assumption behind The Book of Mysteries is that revelation, not reason, is the key to wisdom. The book is authored by an unnamed teacher who claims to be the recipient of such a revelation and is passing it along to his students. As with many of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the question of who wrote the scrolls and when has no definite answer. We can make an estimate, however, as to when the manuscripts were copied. The copy of mystery text 1Q27 has been dated on paelographic grounds to the end of the first century BCE, so the book is at least that old Larson
Other articles where Mystery of Heaven and Earth is discussed: Ethiopian with another original work of the same period, the “Book of Mystery” by Giorgis.
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AND the Spirit of Wisdom gave counsel, whose is the angel of the innermost sphere, the brightest of the sons of heaven., Manuscript is generally in very bad condition.
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