1. [And it shall come to pass in those days that elect and holy children will descend from the high heaven, and their seed will become one with the children of men.
2. And in those days Enoch received books of zeal and wrath, and books of disquiet and expulsion.] And mercy shall not be accorded to them, saith the Lord of Spirits.
3. And in those days a whirlwind carried me off from the earth, And set me down at the end of the heavens.
4. And there I saw another vision, the dwelling-places of the holy, And the resting-places of the righteous.
5. Here mine eyes saw their dwellings with His righteous angels, And their resting-places with the holy. And they petitioned and interceded and prayed for the children of men, And righteousness flowed before them as water, And mercy like dew upon the earth: Thus it is amongst them for ever and ever.
6. And in that place mine eyes saw the Elect One of righteousness and of faith, And I saw his dwelling-place under the wings of the Lord of Spirits. And righteousness shall prevail in his days, And the righteous and elect shall be without number before Him for ever and ever.
(Malachi 4:2), (Isaiah 51:4-5), (Isaiah 61:11), (Isaiah 42:1, 3-4, 6), (Matthew 12:18-21), (Isaiah 45:13), (Isaiah 9:7), (Isaiah 16:5), (Isaiah 32:1), (Zechariah 3:8), (Jeremiah 23:5-6), (Jeremiah 33:15-16), (Psalm 85:11, 13), (Psalm 40:8-10), (Psalm 72:1-2), (Psalm 45:1-7), (Hebrews 1:8-9), (Isaiah 45:13), (Zechariah 6:12-13)
(Psalm 72:7), (Isaiah 11:5), (Isaiah 59:17)
(Micah 2:12-13), (Isaiah 49:14-19), (Revelation 7:9), (Revelation 21:24), (Daniel 12:10)
7. And all the righteous and elect before Him shall be strong as fiery lights, And their mouth shall be full of blessing, And their lips extol the name of the Lord of Spirits, And righteousness before Him shall never fail, [And uprightness shall never fail before Him.]
(Psalm 91:1), (Psalm 86:12)
8. There I wished to dwell, And my spirit longed for that dwelling-place: And there heretofore hath been my portion, For so has it been established concerning me before the Lord of Spirits.
(Jeremiah 50:19), (Jeremiah 23:3)
9. In those days I praised and extolled the name of the Lord of Spirits with blessings and praises, because He hath destined me for blessing and glory according to the good pleasure of the Lord of Spirits.
10. For a long time my eyes regarded that place, and I blessed Him and praised Him, saying: ‘Blessed is He, and may He be blessed from the beginning and for evermore.
11. And before Him there is no ceasing. He knows before the world was created what is for ever and what will be from generation unto generation.
12. Those who sleep not bless Thee: they stand before Thy glory and bless, praise, and extol, saying: “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of Spirits: He filleth the earth with spirits.”‘
(Isaiah 6:1-5), (Revelation 4:8)
13. And here my eyes saw all those who sleep not: they stand before Him and bless and say: ‘Blessed be Thou, and blessed be the name of the Lord for ever and ever.’
14. And my face was changed; for I could no longer behold.
And in that place mine eyes saw the Elect One of righteousness and of faith.
(Malachi 4:2) “2 But to you who fear My name The Sun of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings; And you shall go out And grow fat like stall-fed calves.”
(Isaiah 51:4-5) “4 “Listen to Me, My people; And give ear to Me, O My nation: For law will proceed from Me, And I will make My justice rest As a light of the peoples. 5 My righteousness is near, My salvation has gone forth, And My arms will judge the peoples; The coastlands will wait upon Me, And on My arm they will trust.”
(Isaiah 61:11) “11 For as the earth brings forth its bud, As the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth, So the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.”
(Isaiah 42:1, 3-4, 6) The Servant of the LORD
“1 “Behold! My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.
3 A bruised reed He will not break, And smoking flax He will not quench; He will bring forth justice for truth. 4 He will not fail nor be discouraged, Till He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands shall wait for His law.”
6 “I, the LORD, have called You in righteousness, And will hold Your hand; I will keep You and give You as a covenant to the people, As a light to the Gentiles,”
(Matthew 12:18-21) “18 “Behold! My Servant whom I have chosen, My Beloved in whom My soul is well pleased! I will put My Spirit upon Him, And He will declare justice to the Gentiles.
19 He will not quarrel nor cry out, Nor will anyone hear His voice in the streets.
20 A bruised reed He will not break, And smoking flax He will not quench, Till He sends forth justice to victory; 21 And in His name Gentiles will trust.”
(Isaiah 45:13) “13 I have raised him up in righteousness, And I will direct all his ways; He shall build My city And let My exiles go free, Not for price nor reward,” Says the LORD of hosts.”
(Isaiah 9:7) “7 Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.”
(Isaiah 16:5) “5 In mercy the throne will be established; And One will sit on it in truth, in the tabernacle of David, Judging and seeking justice and hastening righteousness.”
(Isaiah 32:1) A Reign of Righteousness
“1 Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice.”
(Zechariah 3:8) “8 ‘Hear, O Joshua, the high priest, You and your companions who sit before you, For they are a wondrous sign; For behold, I am bringing forth My Servant the BRANCH.”
(Jeremiah 23:5-6) “5 “Behold, the days are coming,” says the LORD, “ That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; A King shall reign and prosper, And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth. 6 In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell safely;
Now this is His name by which He will be called: THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.”
(Jeremiah 33:15-16) “15 ‘In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David A Branch of righteousness; He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
16 In those days Judah will be saved, And Jerusalem will dwell safely.
And this is the name by which she will be called: THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.’”
(Psalm 85:11, 13) “11 Truth shall spring out of the earth, And righteousness shall look down from heaven.
13 Righteousness will go before Him, And shall make His footsteps our pathway.”
(Psalm 40:8-10) “8 I delight to do Your will, O my God, And Your law is within my heart.”
9 I have proclaimed the good news of righteousness In the great assembly;
Indeed, I do not restrain my lips, O LORD, You Yourself know.
10 I have not hidden Your righteousness within my heart; I have declared Your faithfulness and Your salvation;
I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth From the great assembly.”
(Psalm 72:1-2) “1 Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king’s Son.
2 He will judge Your people with righteousness, And Your poor with justice.”
(Psalm 45:1-7) “1 My heart is overflowing with a good theme; I recite my composition concerning the King;
My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
2 You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips;
Therefore God has blessed You forever.
3 Gird Your sword upon Your thigh, O Mighty One, With Your glory and Your majesty.
4 And in Your majesty ride prosperously because of truth, humility, and righteousness;
And Your right hand shall teach You awesome things.
5 Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the King’s enemies; The peoples fall under You.
6 Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.”
(Hebrews 1:8-9) “8 But to the Son He says:
“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
9 You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.”
The Elect One of righteousness and of faith: David a Branch of righteousness; A King shall reign and prosper, And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth. God has anointed Him With the oil of gladness which is the Holy Spirit.
He shall build the city and the temple of the LORD.
(Isaiah 45:13) “13 I have raised him up in righteousness, And I will direct all his ways;
He shall build My city And let My exiles go free, Not for price nor reward,” Says the LORD of hosts."
(Zechariah 6:12-13) "12 Then speak to him, saying, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, saying:
“Behold, the Man whose name is the BRANCH! From His place He shall branch out,
And He shall build the temple of the LORD; 13 Yes, He shall build the temple of the LORD.
He shall bear the glory, And shall sit and rule on His throne; So He shall be a priest on His throne, And the counsel of peace shall be between them both.”’”
…And righteousness shall prevail in his days.
(Psalm 72:7) “7 In His days the righteous shall flourish, And abundance of peace, Until the moon is no more.”
(Isaiah 11:5) “5 Righteousness shall be the belt of His loins, And faithfulness the belt of His waist.”
(Isaiah 59:17) “17 For He put on righteousness as a breastplate, And a helmet of salvation on His head; He put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, And was clad with zeal as a cloak.”
…And the righteous and elect shall be without number before Him for ever and ever.
(Micah 2:12-13) “12 “I will surely assemble all of you, O Jacob, I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together like sheep of the fold, Like a flock in the midst of their pasture;
They shall make a loud noise because of so many people.
13 The one who breaks open will come up before them; They will break out, Pass through the gate, And go out by it; Their king will pass before them, With the LORD at their head.””
(Isaiah 49:14-19) God Will Remember Zion
“14 But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me, And my Lord has forgotten me.”
15 “Can a woman forget her nursing child, And not have compassion on the son of her womb? Surely they may forget, Yet I will not forget you.
16 See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me. 17 Your sons shall make haste;
Your destroyers and those who laid you waste Shall go away from you.
18 Lift up your eyes, look around and see; All these gather together and come to you. As I live,” says the LORD, “ You shall surely clothe yourselves with them all as an ornament, And bind them on you as a bride does.
19 “For your waste and desolate places, And the land of your destruction, Will even now be too small for the inhabitants; And those who swallowed you up will be far away.”
(Revelation 7:9) A Multitude from the Great Tribulation
“9 After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands,”
(Revelation 21:24) “24 And the nations of those who are saved shall walk in its light, and the kings of the earth bring their glory and honor into it.”
(Daniel 12:10) “10 Many shall be purified, made white, and refined, but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.”
(Psalm 91:1) Safety of Abiding in the Presence of God
“91 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”
(Psalm 86:12) “12 I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart, And I will glorify Your name forevermore.”
(Jeremiah 50:19) “19 But I will bring back Israel to his home, And he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan; His soul shall be satisfied on Mount Ephraim and Gilead.”
(Jeremiah 23:3) “3 “But I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all countries where I have driven them, and bring them back to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.”
(Isaiah 6:1-5) “6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. 2 Above it stood seraphim; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. 3 And one cried to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; The whole earth is full of His glory!”
4 And the posts of the door were shaken by the voice of him who cried out, and the house was filled with smoke.
5 So I said: “Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, The Lord of hosts.””
(Revelation 4:8) “8 The four living creatures, each having six wings, were full of eyes around and within. And they do not rest day or night, saying: “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, Who was and is and is to come!””