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PLACES ENOCH WAS SHOWN


Where do we get our conceptions of heaven, hell, paradise, and other scriptural places? Sometimes we are told so little that we have added our own ideas to fill in the blanks. Ask any ten Christians and you'll receive ten different descriptions of heaven.

Enoch, after his rapture, was given a tour of many places. He gives some details that are startling, and will shake many conceptions we have developed. Yet, as I plan to show, Enoch's teaching is not unscriptural. In fact, the startling facts shown in Enoch explain and enlighten many scriptures. Be ready to have your ideas shaken. Check the scriptures and examine your ideas for scriptural support, perhaps you'll find Enoch to be more scriptural than we have been over the years.

Most of us know of Enoch's rapture to heaven, but that was only one stop on Enoch's tour, and that is where we'll start.

Heaven is a literal place. Jesus referred to it as a "place."

John 14:2-3

"In My Father's house are many mansions, if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also."

Heaven is not a ghostly, unreal, indefinite state. It is as real a place physically as the city where you dwell. Heaven is a desirable place, as Paul described his "having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better." Enoch, as Paul, also felt this way, after he'd seen heaven.

In Enoch 39:8 we read:

"My soul longed to stay there..."

 

It is finally realized by anyone who gets even a glimpse of heaven, that earth is no comparison to what awaits us in heaven. Earth is the testing place, the battleground. Heaven is the victory place, the homeland. Our eternal home, the New Jerusalem, has been built and awaits us. Kids in school do not resign themselves to summer vacation, but eagerly desire it. Yet, many Christians "resign themselves to go to heaven." How God must be insulted.

In heaven, we'll have real physical bodies. Jesus went there in a body that could be touched and could eat. (Compare Luke 24:39, John 20:27, 1 John 1:11, and Acts 1:11) Elijah went to heaven in a physical body, (Hebrews 11:5). Many saints were resurrected after Christ's resurrection and went to heaven in a physical body, (Matthew 27:52-53). When I walk those streets of gold, it will be in a body of flesh and bone. It will be a glorified body, incorruptible and eternal, but still real.

In a vision of heaven, Enoch was shown the post-rapture day events in heaven, (Enoch 39). He saw all of us in heaven on rapture day, as John had also recorded in chapter 4 and 5. Both John's and Enoch's vision show an uncountable number of saints around a throne. They both heard worship and praise. Enoch even got caught up in the vision so much, that he joined in the worship. As John had seen "four living ones" about the throne worshipping, so Enoch saw four beings about the throne, and Enoch tells their names, (chapter 40). As the twenty-four elders in Revelation 4 and 5 fell down on their faces before the throne, so did Enoch fall before God, (Enoch 71:2).

Enoch describes what Revelation calls the "New Jerusalem." (Revelation 21:10-11) Both saw it made of stones, clear as "crystal", (Enoch 71:5-6). Enoch does not give as detailed a description as John of the buildings, but Enoch complements John's description by giving a more detailed description of the angels and saints all around that place, (Enoch 71). He also tells us how God looked there.

 

Hebrews 11:5

"By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death: and was not found, because God had translated him, for before his translation, he had this testimony-- that he pleased God."

 

In Enoch 87:2-3 we find a description of Enoch's rapture.

"As I watched, seven beings in white came from heaven. Three of them lifted me up, and took me to a place high above the earth."

Also in Enoch 70:1-3

"After that, while yet living, I, Enoch, was lifted

up from the earth and taken to the presence of the Son of Man and of the Lord of Spirits. I, Enoch, was lifted up on the chariots of the Spirit and I vanished from among men. From that day on I was not counted among mankind, I was taken to the place of the chosen and the righteous."

Enoch 71:1

"After this I was carried to the heavens. I saw the holy angels treading on flames of fire. Their garments were white, their faces and clothing, both, shown like glittering snow. I saw two rivers of fire, that glowed like hyacinth, and I fell on my face before the Lord of Spirits."

John and Enoch both had visions of heaven. The similarities are astonishing. Yet, it is also amazing at the different parts that caught the eye of each. John noted the size, the number of gates, the foundation, etc., while Enoch saw some of that, he emphasized the saints, the angels, and their worship, and even entered into the worship. Both were shown about by one or more of seven angels, (Enoch 46:2, Revelation 1:1, 19:9-10, 22:6-10). Their descriptions do not contradict, but harmonize. Enoch's description of God and his throne harmonizes with Ezekiel's, Daniel's, and Isaiah's.

Enoch, being a scribe, had a great interest in books. Therefore while in heaven, he is captivated by that part of heaven. John also mentions books in heaven, (Revelation 5, 10:8, 13:8, 17:8, 20:12-15, 21:7). But Enoch goes much further, and stresses the multitude, variety, and revelations of these books in heaven.

Compare Enoch 39:2; 81:1-2; 103:2-3; 104:1,7; 106:19; and 108:7.

Enoch spent much of his time, at first, in the books of heaven. He read history, pre-written. Much of his book is the retelling of the pre-written history that he had read in the books of heaven.

Enoch not only saw heaven, but was escorted to several other places. The location of several of these sites to which he was taken, the Bible calls "sheol."

Sometimes the Bible has the word "sheol" translated "hell," and sometimes "the grave." But "sheol" is not just "hell," but includes hell, as well as paradise, where the righteous souls went at death until Jesus's resurrection. Sheol was the "lower parts of the earth," the "nether parts of the earth," and the "heart of the earth." Sheol is shown in the Bible to include hell, paradise (Abraham's bosom), a great gulf (pit or abyss), and the garden of Eden.

Christ went to the "lower parts of the earth" at His death, but did not go to hell-fire, He was in paradise that day with the saved thief from the cross.

The Jewish people called paradise "Abraham's bosom." Paradise is located in the lower parts of the earth, (Matthew 12:40; Ephesians 4:8-10). "Paradise" comes from the Greek word "paradeisos." It means a park, a pleasure ground, a forest or orchard. In the Septuaguint, the word "paradeisos" is used for the garden of Eden. Before the resurrection of Christ, the righteous saints were taken to paradise. After "the Lamb of God" had provided the atonement for mankind, the saints were liberated from paradise and went to heaven.

Ephesians 4:8-10

"When He ascended up on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. Now that He ascended, what is it, but that He also descended first into the lower parts of the earth."

Angels carried the righteous souls to this compartment, but men carried their bodies to the grave.

Luke 16:22-26

"... beggar died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's bosom."

 

Luke 23:43

"Today, thou shalt be with Me in paradise."

Jonah went to paradise while dead in the fish.

Jonah 2:2

"... out of the belly of hell (sheol) cried I."

Jonah 2:6-7

"I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me forever."

Jesus was there during the three days and three nights his body was dead.

Psalms 16:10

"thou wilt not leave My soul in hell (sheol), neither wilt thou suffer Thine Holy One to see corruption."

1 Peter 3:19

"By which also He went and preached unto the spirits in prison."

Since the resurrection of Jesus, saints do not go to paradise, but now go directly to heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:8

"...to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord."

Philippians 1:21-24

"having a desire to depart and to be with Christ..."

Another part of sheol is hell (hades). This is the torment part of sheol, and the lowest part of sheol.

Deuteronomy 32:22

"a fire is kindled... shall burn unto the lowest hell (sheol)."

Psalms 86:13

"thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell (sheol)."

Proverbs 9:18

"her guests are in the depths of hell (sheol)."

Luke 16:19-31

"rich man... in hell (hades) he lifted up his eyes, being in torment... I am tormented in the flame."

The "great gulf" that was between hell and paradise in the story of the rich man and Lazarus is the "pit," the "abyss," and the "bottomless pit" that the Bible speaks about. Here, fallen angels and many evil demons are shown to be bound.

Now with these things in mind, prepare to have Enoch shake all your concepts of these places. Our minds already swim in wonderment at what the Bible says of these places. But in Enoch, we find a first hand description of one who had a guided tour of these places. He saw some beautiful things, and some horrible things.

Enoch 17:5-18:1

"Then I came to a river of fire, that poured out into the great sea that is in the west. I saw all the great rivers, and finally came to a place of great darkness, where all flesh walks. I saw the mountains where it is dark all winter, and there I saw a place where the water of the deep places of the earth pours out. This place is the mouth of all rivers of the earth, it is known as the mouth of the deep. I saw there that it is also the source of the great winds."

Here Enoch is taken to an entrance of sheol. This entrance is located somewhere in the northern part of the world, where during the winter it is always dark. That puts it in the arctic. Through this opening, fresh water flows outward. Also it is a source of winds that blow out upon the earth. This concept, of an opening to the lower parts of the earth, is hard for men to accept. Many men of the world have already come to the conclusion that there is an extremely large hollow center of the earth.

Compare ideas presented in these books:

"The Hollow Earth" by Dr. Raymond Bernard
"The Smokey God" by Willis Emerson
"The Phantom of the Poles" by William Reed
"A Journey to the Earth's Interior" by Marshall B. Gardner
"Have the Poles Really Been Discovered?" by Marshall B. Gardner
"Paradise Found" by William F. Warren
"The Cradle of the Human Race" by William F. Warren...

Ancient writings of many peoples speak of a land like unto a paradise that exists in the far north. These people whose ancient writings refer to such a place include the Chinese, Egyptians, Hindus, Scandinavians, Eskimos, and others. The Scandinavians that land "Ultima Thule."

Peoples from many parts of the world have such teachings. From time to time these teachings have re-emerged. In many of the world's religions, remnants of the teaching exists. This should not make us as Christians reject such a concept. Charismatic Christians do not reject prophetic utterances in unknown tongues, simply because some false religions have similar experiences. Rather, we can realize that the devil tries to counterfeit and corrupt many things of God. But we can still seek out the truth in the Bible and "hold fast" those truths.

The Bible does teach much of the inner parts of the earth. The Word speaks more of hell than heaven. Yet, our concepts of the places within the Bible have been "fuzzy" at best. Let's see what Enoch tells us, and compare and validate the teachings with the Bible. Perhaps our "fuzzy" concepts can come in to focus.

 

Enoch calls the openings to this place "chasms of the earth," (Enoch 18:11).

Once inside this chasm, he saw sights almost beyond description.

Enoch 18:12

"Into this chasm I was taken, until I came to a place that did not have heaven above,nor earth below, a place of neither up nor down, a deserted and lonely place."

 

Enoch was not in a boat, nor traveling on land. Rather, he was airborne with an angel. So, he is first in an area within the earth where gravity pulls in both directions, so there is no up or down.

In this area, we could call a "bottomless pit," Enoch saw something strange.

Enoch 18:13

There I saw a terrible thing, seven large burning masses, and I questioned in my mind about this place. An angel said: "This is a place between gravity above and gravity below, that has become the prison of the angels that have fallen. These angels here have sinned against the Lord. They were like stars that would not come as commanded. The angels have been imprisoned to keep them from disturbing God's plan. The Lord was angry at these fallen angels and bound them until the end times. At the end of the ages, the Lord will bring them to their final end. Uriel then said to me: "The angels who were sinful with women of the earth will be bound here."

So, in this abyss, Enoch sees seven bound angels who appear as burning masses flying about. Their sin we do not know, but we do know that there are 207 such masses, at least, now in the abyss area. Uriel says the 200 fallen angels that sinned before the flood are also to be there.

2 Peter 2:4

"For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell (tartaros), and delivered them into chains of darkness to be reserved for judgment."

"Tartaros" is the proper word here in 2 Peter- not "hell," as we think of hell. "Tartaros" means a dark abyss, a place of punishment. In Greek writings, Tataros was a place inside the earth where the Titans, (giants who were born to the gods, and who were promiscuous with women), were held. Supposedly, when they lost their war with Zeus, they were cast there. The story sounds very similar to the truth Enoch and the Bible teach. The Greek and Roman myths do have a seed of reality in them. Their gods were the fallen angels, and their great heroes were the giants of Enoch's day. The stories, being passed down generation after generation, were corrupted in their form to the Greek myths. (Compare Enoch 19:1)

Then Enoch went to another place.

In Enoch 21:7, it says:

"Then I was taken to another place, more terrible than the first place- I saw a terrible fire that blazed high, and the place was surrounded by an empty area into which pillars of fire rose. The size of this place I could not tell."

This place Enoch saw is hell. The place the Bible tells us is "prepared for the devil and his angels." It seems to be located in the center of the hollow part of the inner earth, for it is surrounded by the empty area, or abyss, that Enoch just described. Its fiery pillars rose up, and it probably appeared from a distance like a sun to that inner earth.

Enoch 21:8-10

Then I said, "How terrible and painful is that place to see. Then Uriel, the holy angel, said, Enoch, why do you have such terror? This is the prison prepared for the sinful spirits."

Isaiah 24:21-23

"And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall punish the host of the high ones, that are on high, and the kings of the earth upon the earth. And they shall be gathered as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days shall they be visited."

Enoch 54:1

"... saw a deep valley burning with fire. The kings and rulers of the earth were thrown into that valley of fire. I watched as they made heavy chains for them. I asked the angel: For whom are these chains made? He answered: These are for the host of Azazel. They will be thrown into the lowest part of hell; their jaws will be covered with heavy stones, as the Lord of Spirits has commanded. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Phanuel will bind them and throw them into the furnace of fire that day. Thus the Lord of Spirits will have vengeance on their sin, for they become servants of Satan and led astray people of the earth.

On the "new earth", there will be openings, or chasms, for people to look down and see the tormented bodies of the wicked. (See Isaiah 66:22-24)

Hell is the lowest part of Sheol--in the center of the "nether parts of the earth." The empty area around this fiery hell is the "abyss."

Now Enoch goes to a third area of Sheol.

Enoch 22:1-7

"From there I was taken to the third place, and he showed me a large tall mountain toward the West that had four hollow rooms. Inside, it was very large with smooth walls. Very smooth were those hollow rooms, and beautiful to see. Then Raphael, the holy angel, who was with me, answered and said: "These hollow rooms are for the spirits of the dead. These places were created for a gathering place of the souls of mankind. These rooms will hold these souls

until an appointed time that shall come in a future time--when a judgment will come upon them. I saw there the souls of men who had died, their voices were praying to heaven. I asked Raphael, who was with me, and said: "Who is that spirit that cries out to heaven in complaint?" He answered: "This is Abel's spirit who was killed by his brother Cain. He will cry out till all of Cain's offspring that

still kill others are judged."

These hollow areas are the place the Bible calls "Abraham's bosom," and "paradise." The description does not tell us much of this place--only that it consisted of four parts, and that he saw souls of those who were already there. Paradise is the place Jesus that Jesus told the repentant thief that he ( the thief ) would be with Jesus that same day. So it was in this part of Sheol that Jesus went the day He died on the cross. There, in paradise, He triumphantly released the souls that were imprisoned there. They could go now directly into God's presence in heaven, for the price had been paid (Ephesians 4:8-10).

From there, Enoch went to another part of Sheol.

Enoch 24:1-2

"From there I was taken to another part where the mountain of fire that burned day and night was. As I approached, I saw seven great mountains..."

These seven mountains are close to one another, and the tops seemed like thrones. This is the throne that God will use as His throne for the final judgment. We refer to this judgment as the "Great White Throne" judgment.

Enoch 25:3

"Michael answered: 'This high mountain, you saw, whose top is like a throne, is like God's throne, and is the throne where the Great Holy One, the Lord of Glory, the Eternal King, will sit when He comes to visit the earth at the end time.'"

These mountains appear to be very near the inside of the chasm that Enoch had been originally brought through. First he had been taken through the abyss to see the fires of hell in the center of Sheol. Since the earth is nearly 8.000 miles in diameter, this means that hell was nearly 4,000 miles within from this opening.

Now Enoch is brought back to the inside shell of the inner parts of the earth. This part of Sheol has three mountains, the center of which is the throne (Great White Throne). Then Enoch notices the trees that are on these mountains.

One especially catches his eye:

Enoch 24:4-25:6

"One tree I saw was unlike any I'd seen before. Its smell was very fragrant, its leaves and flowers, and wood never withered or aged. Its fruit was like bunches of dates on a palm tree. Then I said: 'Behold, this beautiful tree! How beautiful and pleasant are its leaves and fruit.' Then Michael, a holy and honored angel, who was with me, answered: 'Enoch, why do you ask me about this tree?' Then I, Enoch, answered: 'I wish to learn about everything, but especially about this tree.' Michael answered: 'This ... is the one that no human has the right to touch until the judgment of the Lord's vengeance. When that end has come, then this tree will be given to the righteous chosen ones and to the humble. From this tree's fruit, life will be given to the chosen; towards the north, it will be planted in a holy place by the house of the Lord, the eternal King. At that time, they will rejoice in that holy place; they will partake of the fragrant tree to receive life, and lives will be long--sorrow, pain, toil, and punishment will not touch them.'"

So Enoch sees and describes the tree of life. From there Enoch travels past mountains, valleys, forests--- Continuing, he finally comes to an area abundant in waterfalls. Then a little further East, he sees an area with many fragrant trees. Each following mountain had other kinds of trees--each mountain was like an orchard of that type of tree. Then suddenly, they change direction and move North again, toward the chasm. Finally they pass over the angel "Zotiel," whose name means-"the blaze of God."

Genesis 3:24

"So He drove out the man: and placed at the east of the garden of Eden, Cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life."

So this Zotiel was the flaming sword-like one that God placed to guard the entrance of the garden of Eden. Zotiel was inside the garden, and as Enoch is proceeding back to the entrance, he finally passes over Zotiel, the angel that is charged with keeping mankind from eating of the tree of life.

Enoch 32:3-6

"I had come to the Garden of Righteousness. In that garden, I saw many large trees that were sweet-smelling, large, very beautiful, glorious, and the tree of wisdom. The tree of wisdom is like a carob tree, and its fruit is like bunches of grapes, beautiful and fragrant, even from afar. And I said:'This tree is beautiful, very beautiful.' The holy angel, Raphael answered me, "This is the tree of wisdom that your forefather and his wife ate and learned to know evil. Their eyes were opened, and they learned they were naked, and they were driven from this garden.'"

Man has always argued over where the garden of Eden is. They have suggested-- the middle east, Africa, Missouri, Utah, etc. Enoch tells us that the garden of Eden is inside the earth within Sheol. He says it is near the opening of the chasm in the North part of the world.

In chapter 77, Enoch divides the earth into four quarters.

Enoch 77:1-3

"The earth is divided into four quarters. The first-eastern - because man dwelt in that area first. The second- southern- there the Most High descends,

and there the One who is blessed forever descends. The third- western - is called waning- because there all the lights of heaven seem to go down. The fourth - northern - which is divided into three parts. The first part contains the dwelling place for man. The second contains seas, waters, deeps, forests, rivers, darkness, mist. The third contains the garden of righteousness."

So Enoch places the entrance of the garden of Eden in the North part of the world, within the chasm that is there. Does the Bible say anything to confirm or deny this ???

Look at Ezekiel 31: 16-18:

"I made the nations to shake at the sword of his (Pharaoh's) fall, when I cast him down to hell (Sheol) with them that descend into the pit (abyss): and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth. They also went down into hell (Sheol) with him that was slain with the sword; and they that were his arm, that dwelt under the shadow of the midst of the heathen. To whom art thou thus like in glory and greatness among the trees of Eden? Yet thou shalt be brought down with the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of the earth."

So Ezekiel identifies the location of Eden to now be within Sheol, in the "nether parts of the earth." ("Nether" in the Hebrew means "lower parts" or "womb of")

Some question--"Why was this place not flooded and destroyed in the flood of Noah? Well, part of the flood waters came from within the earth and the other part from the clouds and upper thermosphere. After the flood waters came from this chasms, God had the chasms close up to prevent the water from flowing back into Sheol. This caused the water to be upon the earth -- even the mountains were covered. This was God's way to spare Eden and the rest of Sheol. Note in Enoch's description of the flood:

Enoch 89:7-8

"The water channels were finally removed, and the channels of the earth were closed, and other abysses opened, The water began to run down into these abysses."

Compare Genesis 8:2:

"The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped (closed), and the rain from heaven was restrained."

Compare Ezekiel 31:15:

"...I covered the deep for him, and I restrained the the floods thereof, and the great waters were stayed."

(NOTE: THE PASSAGES IN EZEKIEL ARE SIMILAR TO THE PASSAGES IN ISAIAH 14, THAT REFER TO SATAN AND ALSO THE KING OF BABYLON. HERE, IN EZEKIEL, THESE REFER TO PHARAOH--BUT ONLY IN HOW HE IS SIMILAR TO SEMYAZA WHO WAS SIMILARLY JUDGED AND PUT INTO SHEOL. WE CALL THIS THE "LAW OF DOUBLE REFERENCE.")

There were 12 chasms shown to Enoch (chapters 33 -36 ) Three were in the North, three were in the South, three were in the East and three were in the West. The one that Enoch entered in the North seems to be the main entrance.

In China, there are caves that the locals claim lead down to the center of the earth. Microphones were lowered miles down recently and sounds of pain and suffering were heard. Even more recently similar reports were made about sounds heard where scientists had drilled miles down into the earth. Some have even suggested that large chasms may account for the Bermuda triangle phenomena, and similar phenomena that occurs in other parts of the world. Perhaps there is a relationship, and perhaps not. Enoch, however, does tell us there were 12 chasms on the earth.

Why hasn't mankind located the one Enoch entered? That one is in the arctic area--warm air emerging from it into the cold air of the arctic creates a cloud the obscures this area. Our weather satellites have only been able to get one unobscured photo of that area in all their attempts. That photo is included in this book. It does show a large strange opening that so far scientists have been unable or unwilling to explain.

Enoch 41:4

"It was at the same place that I had seen the storehouses of the winds, mist, and clouds, especially the cloud that remains over the chasm since the world began."

Other chasms may be hidden in remote, hard to reach areas. Shallow, dangerous waters sometimes surround areas where many ships have been lost. Ships now avoid those areas entirely. The Northern and Southern parts of the world always have a cloud cover and ships avoid those areas because of icebergs. Caves catacomb down and have never been explored in many areas. Planes avoid flying directly over the North Pole area since compasses and altimeters go haywire over the area.

In 1947 Admiral Byrd, while trying to reach the North Pole - flew over an area that was iceless, with lakes, mountains covered with trees, and a monstrous animal resembling a mammoth. All this was reported by radio by the occupants of Byrd's plane. For nearly 1700 miles the plane flew over this area, then returned. After his initial news conference, all news of this was hushed. More information on this can be read in the book:

"The Hollow Earth" by Dr. Raymond Bernard.

In the book, "The Smokey God", written by Willis G. Emerson, we are told of a Norwegian named Olaf Jansen who traveled by boat into the area we are studying. He refers to a central "smokey" sun within the earth. This book deserves more study.

The book-"Phantom of the Poles" by William Reed taught the idea of a hollow earth, He suggests a crust of 800 miles. This would leave 6400 miles of inner diameter for Sheol.

Other strange things have happened to suggest that we don't know the earth as we have so assumed.

In "The Hollow Earth" by Dr. Raymond Bernard, we are told:

-the discovery of a mammoth frozen in ice was found in Siberia, The tusks were removed and wolves came and ate the carcass. Today its skeleton is in the Museum of Natural History in Leningrad.

-the strange fact that the musk ox migrate north in the winter--as do a strange species of bird seen in the far north.

-there is a Scandinavian legend of a land of paradise in the far north known to them as Ultima Thule.

Is there a Sheol? The Bible says so. Did Enoch get a tour of that place? Well, the teaching of Enoch does explain some obscure Scriptures, and also answers some scientific mysteries. These places that Enoch was shown are mentioned in Scripture, and yet our concepts of them have been "fuzzy." Enoch gives a first-hand description of them. His explanations confirm and enlighten many Biblical passages.


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Mark,
this is a an answer to this fellow's ideas on Enoch, and things in Antarctica... I disagree with his assessment of those mountains there, for Enoch's book says the fallen angels are bound in a dark abyss, in an  area where gravity is balanced, pulling in all directions at once... this place is within the earth, where the gravity pulls equally... hell fire is  in the center of sheol,  a dark abyss is between that and the inner shell of the earth


Once inside the open chasm Enoch found in the area now we see as the arctic, he saw sights almost beyond description.

Enoch 18:12

"Into this chasm I was taken, until I came to a place that did not have heaven above,nor earth below, a place of neither up nor down, a deserted and lonely place."

 

Enoch was not in a boat, nor traveling on land. Rather, he was airborne with an angel. So, he is first in an area within the earth where gravity pulls in both directions, so there is no up or down.

In this area, we could call a "bottomless pit," Enoch saw something strange.

Enoch 18:13

There I saw a terrible thing, seven large burning masses, and I questioned in my mind about this place. An angel said: "This is a place between gravity above and gravity below, that has become the prison of the angels that have fallen. These angels here have sinned against the Lord. They were like stars that would not come as commanded. The angels have been imprisoned to keep them from disturbing God's plan. The Lord was angry at these fallen angels and bound them until the end times. At the end of the ages, the Lord will bring them to their final end. Uriel then said to me: "The angels who were sinful with women of the earth will be bound here."

So, in this abyss, Enoch sees seven bound angels who appear as burning masses flying about. Their sin we do not know, but we do know that there are 207 such masses, at least, now in the abyss area. Uriel says the 200 fallen angels that sinned before the flood are also to be there.

2 Peter 2:4

"For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell (tartaros), and delivered them into chains of darkness to be reserved for judgment."

"Tartaros" is the proper word here in 2 Peter- not "hell," as we think of hell. "Tartaros" means a dark abyss, a place of punishment. In Greek writings, Tataros was a place inside the earth where the Titans, (giants who were born to the gods, and who were promiscuous with women), were held. Supposedly, when they lost their war with Zeus, they were cast there. The story sounds very similar to the truth Enoch and the Bible teach. The Greek and Roman myths do have a seed of reality in them. Their gods were the fallen angels, and their great heroes were the giants of Enoch's day. The stories, being passed down generation after generation, were corrupted in their form to the Greek myths. (Compare Enoch 19:1)

Then Enoch went to another place.

In Enoch 21:7, it says:

"Then I was taken to another place, more terrible than the first place- I saw a terrible fire that blazed high, and the place was surrounded by an empty area into which pillars of fire rose. The size of this place I could not tell."

This place Enoch saw is hell. The place the Bible tells us is "prepared for the devil and his angels." It seems to be located in the center of the hollow part of the inner earth, for it is surrounded by the empty area, or abyss, that Enoch just described. Its fiery pillars rose up, and it probably appeared from a distance like a sun to that inner earth.

Enoch 21:8-10

Then I said, "How terrible and painful is that place to see. Then Uriel, the holy angel, said, Enoch, why do you have such terror? This is the prison prepared for the sinful spirits."

Isaiah 24:21-23

"And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall punish the host of the high ones, that are on high, and the kings of the earth upon the earth. And they shall be gathered as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days shall they be visited."

Enoch 54:1

"... saw a deep valley burning with fire. The kings and rulers of the earth were thrown into that valley of fire. I watched as they made heavy chains for them. I asked the angel: For whom are these chains made? He answered: These are for the host of Azazel. They will be thrown into the lowest part of hell; their jaws will be covered with heavy stones, as the Lord of Spirits has commanded. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Phanuel will bind them and throw them into the furnace of fire that day. Thus the Lord of Spirits will have vengeance on their sin, for they become servants of Satan and led astray people of the earth.

On the "new earth", there will be openings, or chasms, for people to look down and see the tormented bodies of the wicked. (See Isaiah 66:22-24)

Hell is the lowest part of Sheol--in the center of the "nether parts of the earth." The empty area around this fiery hell is the "abyss."

Now Enoch goes to a third area of Sheol.

Enoch 22:1-7

"From there I was taken to the third place, and he showed me a large tall mountain toward the West that had four hollow rooms. Inside, it was very large with smooth walls. Very smooth were those hollow rooms, and beautiful to see. Then Raphael, the holy angel, who was with me, answered and said: "These hollow rooms are for the spirits of the dead. These places were created for a gathering place of the souls of mankind. These rooms will hold these souls until an appointed time that shall come in a future time--when a judgment will come upon them. I saw there the souls of men who had died, their voices were praying to heaven. I asked Raphael, who was with me, and said: "Who is that spirit that cries out to heaven in complaint?" He answered: "This is Abel's spirit who was killed by his brother Cain. He will cry out till all of Cain's offspring that still kill others are judged."

These hollow areas are the place the Bible calls "Abraham's bosom," and "paradise." The description does not tell us much of this place--only that it consisted of four parts, and that he saw souls of those who were already there. Paradise is the place Jesus that Jesus told the repentant thief that he ( the thief ) would be with Jesus that same day. So it was in this part of Sheol that Jesus went the day He died on the cross. There, in paradise, He triumphantly released the souls that were imprisoned there. They could go now directly into God's presence in heaven, for the price had been paid (Ephesians 4:8-10).

From there, Enoch went to another part of Sheol.  The person doing that video thinks that these seven mountains are in Antarctica, they are not... they are in the hollow earth, not too far from the Arctic opening, and the highest of the mountains is the one we call the White Throne and someday, after the millennium, just before this earth is destroyed, and we go to the new earth, the Lord will judge all in hell and condemn them to the lake of fire.

Enoch 24:1-2

"From there I was taken to another part where the mountain of fire that burned day and night was. As I approached, I saw seven great mountains."

These seven mountains are close to one another, and the tops seemed like thrones. This is the throne that God will use as His throne for the final judgment. We refer to this judgment as the "Great White Throne" judgment.

Enoch 25:3

"Michael answered: 'This high mountain, you saw, whose top is like a throne, is like God's throne, and is the throne where the Great Holy One, the Lord of Glory, the Eternal King, will sit when He comes to visit the earth at the end time.'"

These mountains appear to be very near the inside of the chasm that Enoch had been originally brought through. First he had been taken through the abyss to see the fires of hell in the center of Sheol. Since the earth is nearly 8.000 miles in diameter, this means that hell was nearly 4,000 miles within from this opening.

Now Enoch is brought back to the inside shell of the inner parts of the earth. This part of Sheol has three mountains, the center of which is the throne (Great White Throne).

here is the video to which I am responding:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=antarctica+fallen+angels


I disagree with much of the current imaginations on Antarctica.   Some truth is found in a few of them, but their conjectures on what has been found is mere imaginations.  The truth is in the Bible, and Enoch helps us understand some of these things.  There are some great truths being revealed, but some are not correctly understanding what is being found...


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Thanks for the reply. Greatly appreciate your careful research and meditations from the Book of Enoch. They are extremely insightful and thought provoking.

I appreciate the various distinctions you clarify concerning how "hell" is often used by many Christians. There are several descriptions in Scripture, and lazy exegesis conflates them all into one rendering...or the erasing of it all together! 

Some of the Antarctica stuff is certainly off the rails, but there are some other things that are quite interesting...

Some pictures of large openings...

Recent pictures of things found as the ice melts, including what looks to be a pyramid and possible remains of an ancient castle...

Testimony of some of a pre-adamite civilization, with giants and ruins found deep under the ice...

Recent visits by top "rulers"...both sacred and secular...in the past few months...on and on and on...

I know that scientists speak of the poles flipping from time to time (the magnetic poles)...but is it possible that the entire planet could have flipped at some point...? Where Antarctica was once facing North, and the Arctic was once facing South...?

Weird to think about...but appreciate your insights nevertheless!
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Hi, Mark, glad to have come into contact with you....

in regards to our discussion:

There is much info coming out now, perhaps preparing us for a soon revelation now that Donald Trump may not want to keep secret the truth on these things.  There are the giant and deep holes, there is evidence of an inner earth, there is research, hidden from the public going on by both the Russians (mostly in the Arctic) and by the USA (mostly in the Antarctic).

Unfortunately, there is much DISINFORMATION also out there, most of which is planted to keep things so confusing that most totally ignore stories that come to the surface.

 

Disinformation, is an intelligence tactic, used to protect the truth from being accepted, by diluting it with absurd stories, fictional accounts, false and lying witnesses, etc.

By polluting the stories out there, with many ‘off the wall’, and idiotic suppositions, the ones who do not want the truth believed, cause many to ‘throw out the baby with the bath water." Much of the information to be gleaned from multitudes of books written, thousands of web sites, and hundreds of thousands of witnesses is pure fantasy, lies, idiotic malarky.

 

This ‘misinformation’ is designed to make the searcher for truth to discount all that does get spoken, even truth. If the whole is thrown out, because much of what is out there is laughable, then some who seek to keep others in ignorance succeed. We must learn to dig, seek, and sort through the good and the bad, and discern which is which.

 

The Bible is all truth, and we can start with it as our first test of truth. If something is contrary to what the Bible teaches, we choose the Bible. That requires therefore, that we know what the Bible does teach, and sort through that first, getting the proper understanding of it, will then lead us to truth, and help us determine what is error in the multitudinous reports on mysterious things.


Of late, the U.S. has been secretly entering into sheol from an Antarctic region. They have discovered ‘Lake Vostok’, a massive lake, two miles under the ice cover. The lake is the size of Lake Ontario, but twice as deep. From that lake, going towards its source, they have entered one of the southern chasms, to find sheol. Up a great waterfall, they have come to an inner river, and across such river they have found a ‘Korah-ite’ town called ‘Kophi’ (pronounced ‘coffee’). The U.S. has mistakenly thought the city to be ‘Atlantis’, and has made some major errors in trying to contact such people.

The Russians have with agreement with the U.S. taken the northern entrance, and have come into Sheol. They met with disaster from their attempts to cross a ‘red’ river, into a land of plush growth, but protected by good angels. 

Originally, in later fall of 1999, when first in the Lake Vostok area, the U.S. explorers were shocked to find a female come over the falls which they found coming out of the cave up into an unexplored area. The woman was rescued, but found to have cancer, and had to be secreted out of the Antarctic region, with many excuses being given for needing a plane to fly out some from that area.

The finding of that person, made the U.S. push forward to find what lay above the falls that flowed into Lake Vostok. Using cables and a mini-helicopter,  we know such things now as drones , they entered into the ‘sheol’ area of the earth. Many events have transpired since, and continue to occur.

There are two habitable worlds, one of which is this earth, and many of the strange occurrences of the earth, including ‘ufo’s’ and mysterious beings, are not from outer space, but are locate-able within the earth. The original, and only, ‘alien’ beings are called angels, and are from the other planet which God has inhabited. These angels, and some offspring of them, now are frequently seen in or as ufo’s. The tampering of these fallen, evil angels with beings on this earth, have made some unique, sometimes bizarre, beings.  The cohabiting of fallen angels with women of this earth, and the following dna attempts to create bizarre creatures,  has brought into being some creatures, as 'bigfoot', greys, reptilians, etc.

The earth has been shown to have a hollow interior. It is not a solid sphere with a molten fiery center, but it is a hollow sphere with polar entrances into the area the Bible calls ‘Sheol’.

The total surface area of the earth is 197 million square miles. The earth has a weight of six sex-trillion tons, but if it were solid, it would weigh much more. Scientific measurements, have proven the earth is much lighter than it should be, if it truly had a solid interior. This has puzzled scientists for years, and many are just recently beginning to look into alternative explanations for such. The hollow earth theory has gained much acceptance in recent years, and has been shown to be the understanding of many down through the ages also.

When in a molten state, at the time of formation, the centrifugal force causes the heavier substances to be thrown outward to form an outer crust, leaving a hollow interior with openings at the poles. Some of the original fire and incandescent material remain in the center of the sphere, to form a central ‘sun-like’ mass. The aurora borealis that illuminates the northern sky came from that central sun of the earth. The auroral borealis is the reflection of fire from within the interior earth. Scientists have argued over the source of the light for many decades, and the lights reflection off the electrified particles at the polar region, has confused many, but left them in awe of the spectacle.

We call that central sun like mass in the center, to be ‘hell-fire’. The Bible indicates that souls of unsaved, sinful mankind, go to the ‘lowest’ part of sheol, to be punished until judgment day, and then resurrected back into an immortal body, and to be thrown somewhere called the ‘lake of fire’, wherein the soul and body will burn eternally.

Clouds, produced by the warmed inner air, (warmed by the central mass of fire) pushing out of the northern chasm opening, creates massive clouds at the polar area. Just as when one exhales warm air from the lungs, into the cold winter air, and a small fog of breath is created, so the earth has warm air rising from this inner core, and clouds dominate the polar region from the warm air coming into the cold polar atmosphere. This cloudy exhaust has hindered photographic evidence of such opening, but several good pictures have been obtained over the years, that do show a massive opening into the earth in the northern, polar region.

The shell of the earth, the crust-like covering for sheol must average about 800 miles, some think it is much thicker. One theory says that the hard structure of that outer shell, is about 62 miles thick, and inside that is an inner core, where the density is decreased, a molten rock like mass of about 1740 miles, making a total thickness of such outer crust to be 1802 miles. (Theory by Jan Lanpract in his book, Hollow Planets, 600 pgs.) This same author goes on to state that Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars all show evidences of having hollow interiors.

The north pole is not just one point, but a circular line around the rim of the polar opening. The compass points straight down when on the rim, and further inside the rim points, it points upward, due to being in the downward sloping entrance. The circular rim, magnetic region, is a circle around the polar area with a radius of 1059 miles, a diameter of 2118 miles.

This hollow area has been called different names down through the ages, and in different cultures.

In the middle ages it was called the ‘isle of Avalon’.

In Asia minor, it was called ‘Shamballah’ (temple of the gods).

In Tibet, it is called ‘Shangri-la’, and among the Mongols it is called ‘Erdami’. The Persians call it ‘Alberdi’ or ‘Aryana’.

The Mexicans call it ‘Tula’ or ‘Tolan’.

The Spanish conquerors heard such tales, and searched for ‘El Dorado’, the ‘city of gold’, which they had heard was within such place.

The ‘aborigines’ of Australia call it ‘Manoa’ (or ‘city whose king wears clothing of gold’.)

The Celts called it the ‘land of mysteries’, or ‘Duat’, or ‘Dananda’.

The Chinese call it the ‘land of Chivin’ or ‘the city of a dozen serpents’.

The Germans called it ‘Walhalla’. The Buddhists call it ‘Agharta.’

 

Modern belief is much due to William Reed, who in 1906 wrote much concerning evidence and historical understanding of such an inner place. Marshall B. Gardner in 1920 added more to this study. It was then further validated by Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s arctic (1947) and antarctic (1956) expeditions, These expeditions penetrated the north pole entrance by 1700 miles, and the south pole by 2300 miles. These reports have been hushed and often now totally denied, but evidence still exists of such for those who would search.

 

Admiral Byrd, of the U.S. navy, left the icebound land of the arctic, and entered a land of warmth, free of ice and snow. He saw mountains, forests, plants, and animal life within the area we call ‘sheol’. One animal that was reported by him, and some companions with him on the expedition, was a monstrous animal resembling a mammoth. Some years later (1956), Admiral Byrd entered a South Pole entrance, and made similar discoveries.

 

The mammoth seen by Byrd, and others, has had historical evidence of such existence. In 1799, Schumachoff, a fisherman in Tongoose, Siberia, found a complete mammoth in frozen ice. He removed the large tusks, left the carcass, which was soon devoured by wolves.. Scientists who converged on the scene, came to find the complete skeleton, now in the Museum of Natural History in Leningrad. Eskimoes often find mammoths, in frozen ice, and actually eat the meat of such, for it is still fresh, and edible.

 

Scandanavians speak of the land that they call ‘Ultima Thule’. To them it is a wonderful land in the far north. Some of their people have over the ages, gone into such a land, and returned with reports of such.

 

In the arctic area, there is often found ‘colored snow’, where for 1000's of square miles, there is red, yellow, pink, blue colored snow. Investigation of such snow, has shown that the color of such is produced by pollen from plants. Where did such pollen come from??? It would take massive fields of flowers to produce that much pollen. In fact, it would take millions of acres of flowers to produce pollen to color snow, as it does there. Such pollen, in an arctic region is impossible, were it not of the near by polar entrance chasm, out of which warm air carries such pollen, to deposit it on the polar regions.

 

 

The weather inside the earth, is more uniform that it is on the outside. It is warmer in winter, and cooler in summer than on the outer earth. There is adequate rainfall, for there is much water within, and the heat of the ‘hell-fire’ sun-like mass, makes the water to evaporate, cool and fall as rain. Much of the area has its rain fall come mostly as a mist that covers the land area in the cool of the day. There is never enough cold for it to snow.

 

The inner-sun has about it, in the abyss area between the inner core and the sun-like mass, dark areas of clouds. The Bible speaks of these ‘cloudy dark areas’, as part of a ‘bottomless pit,’ wherein evil spirits are bound till judgment day. See Jude verse 6, and II Peter 2:4.

 

In Luke 16, Jesus tells of a rich man, who died and whose soul was then taken to the ‘hell-fire’ of the inner earth. A poor, but Godly man, named Lazarus, died about the same time. The rich man could look over a great abyss, and see Lazarus in paradise. This shows Jesus’ understanding of such a ‘paradise land,’ within the earth. Jesus also told the thief on the cross, ‘today thou shalt be with Me in paradise’, and Jesus told the disciples that He would be in the ‘heart of the earth’ for three days and three nights, just as Jonah had been, when his body was in the fish’s belly.

 

Matthew 12:40

"For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth."

 

Paradise is inside the earth, still protected by a guardian angel, who keeps mankind from eating the tree of life, located in that area. Paradise is on the other side of the Mammoth Ice barrier of the outer earth.

 

Butterflies, bees, mosquitoes... are found in the far north. They cannot be found for hundreds of miles going south into Canada, Alaska, or Russia, but in the very furthest reaches of the north, there they are.

 

The musk ox migrate north in the winter. Foxes are seen in the furthest reaches of the north of the outer earth. Birds come out of the northern chasm opening, and return there in spring.

 

Buddhists believe in ‘Agharta’, a subterranean world. The capital of such is called ‘Shamballah,’ with a ruler they call the ‘king of the world’. They believe that he gave orders to the Dalai Lama of Tibet (his terrestrial representative). Tunnels in Tibet are said to connect to this inner earth. There are reportedly tunnels in Brazil, that also connect to such land within the earth.

 

The Buddhist traditions say it was colonized when a holy man led a trip underground. The Bible tells of such a thing too, in Numbers 16 and giants of the post flood era, also are reported in different cultures to have gone into the earth and colonized a land within the earth. More on this in later lessons. There are myths, tales, traditions, and religions built around the stories of part angelic, part human inhabitants of an inner region of the earth.

 

Quetzalcoatl, whose name means ‘feathered serpent’, meaning a ‘teacher of wisdom (serpent) who flies,’ was a prophet of the Maya and Aztecs, was of a different race, with fair skin, tall, bearded. He reportedly came on an aerial vehicle, and is believed to have returned to a subterranean world. The natives of Mexico, thought Cortez was a returning Quetzalcoatl.

 

In the valley of Hinnom, outside the walls of old Jerusalem, according to legends, there was an entrance to sheol, marked by a column of smoke between two palm trees.

 

Huguerrin, in a book on flying saucers, believes that there exists many subterranean cities, cities at various depths within the earth. He has made a diagram of the earth, with various cities mapped out, and connected on such map with tunnels. There are immense cavities within even the crust-like shell of the earth.

 

Bulwer Lytton in the book called ‘The Coming Race’ describes a subterranean civilization in a large cavity of the earth, connected to the surface with tunnels. It is illuminated by a strange light, produced by electrification of the atmosphere. They grow therein, their own food, (vegetables), and have an apparatus with which they ‘fly’ not walk. They are reportedly free from disease.

 

Massive tunnel systems exist on the earth, that lead to the center ‘sheol’ of the earth. The most famous is called the ‘roadway of Incas’. The mysterious disappearances of Incas, is complicated by the widespread claim that they entered tunnels, and went down into the earth.

 

In Brazil, in the Roncador Mts. of northeast Matto Grosso, Colonel Fawcett, and his son, Jack, are said to have disappeared there. The tunnel entrance is guarded by fierce Chavantes Indians, who kill uninvited persons. Some tunnels are guarded by Murcego Indians, who are dark skinned, undersized people of great strength, and having a great sense of smell.

 In the Liyobaa (meaning ‘cavern of death’) caves, of South America, near a village called Mictlan, there is a ‘cavern of death’ located in the last chamber of an eight chamber building. This building has four chambers above ground, and four chambers below ground. Of the four underground chambers, the first is where once human sacrifices were done on its stone altar. The second chamber was used as a crypt for preserved bodies of the priests. The third was only an entrance for the fourth chamber. The last chamber is where the dead bodies of the sacrifice victims were put. Beyond that last room, there is a supposed cave leading down into the inner ‘sheol’ of the earth.

 The Aztecs of Mexico believed in a land called Tlalxico that is ruled by "Mictlan (god of death).

 The Mayans of the Yucatan peninsula, also believed in an underworld that was ruled by Ah Puch, the lord of death.

 

The Incas of Peru and Chile, believed in a person named, Supal (god of death). The legend is that the first Inca, Manco Capac, and his followers came from underground caves, and revered snakes.

 

The Bible teaches that there is something under the earth...

Revelation 5:3

"No man, in heaven, in earth, neither under the earth was able to open the book, neither to look thereon."

 Revelation 5:13

"Every creature, in heaven, on earth, and under the earth saying... Glory, and power unto the Lamb."

Philippians 2:10

‘At Jesus’ name, every knee bow, of heaven, on earth, and under the earth."

Despite all this information, there is still a lot of planted disinformation out there to confuse and to make most ignore what the Bible says, and what true science has revealed.  



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Thanks for the fantastic historical overview, some of which I was aware, but you mention additional items and events that will certainly be interesting to explore!

As for openings or portals to Sheol, do you believe Jesus was speaking of a literal physical gates of Hades when he responded to Peter during the great confession...?:

"And Simon Peter answered and said, 'You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.' Jesus answered and said to him, 'Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but My father who is in heaven. And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it." - Matt. 16:16-18. 

Or do you take this as Jesus speaking about Hades as a spiritual principality or power...seeing that Hades is not only a "place" but also the Greek god (fallen angel) of the dead...?

And curious how immediately following this Jesus went up to a "high mountain" [the only range in that area is Hermon - the landing place of of Fallen Angels according to Enoch] immediately after being in Caesarea Philippi and "transfigured" there. No way that was random. It's like he went up there to let the principalities and powers know what was coming - an unveiling, while poking the forces of evil in the eye, provoking them for what was to come!

Do you read this the same way? Thoughts?
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the phrase 'gates of hell' is a figurative phrase...   the word translated 'hell' is 'hades' which is the Greek equivalent of 'sheol', so it refers to the whole inner earth  ... that means it refers to hell fire, and paradise, and the abyss, and to the people of that day was equivalent of speaking about all possible destinations of the soul after death.    so the 'gates of hell' referred to death.  

the statement in the Bible of 'the gates of hell shall not prevail against...' means that death shall not hinder or prevent us from victory...  it is similar to Paul's statement of '1 Corinthians 15:55 (KJV)
55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? .

We, as Christians need not fear hell fire anyhow... we are saved... but it is death that the phrase 'gates of hell' speak of, we do not go down to paradise, or anywhere at death defeated... we are victors in Jesus..
Matthew 16:18-19 (KJV)
18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
19 And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

 So, it is figurative language referring to the victory we are assured as the church...









 


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"And curious how immediately following this Jesus went up to a "high mountain" [the only range in that area is Hermon - the landing place of of Fallen Angels according to Enoch] immediately after being in Caesarea Philippi and "transfigured" there. No way that was random. It's like he went up there to let the principalities and powers what was coming - an unveiling, while poking the forces of evil in the eye, provoking them for what was to come!
Do you read this the same way? Thoughts?"



In the Bible we are told a little about the fall of many angels that started some years before the flood.

In Genesis 6:1,2,4, we are told:
"And it came to pass when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair: and they took them wives of all which they chose. There were giants in the earth in those days, and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became (subsequent births were different from the earlier ones) mighty men (very strong beings), which were of old (meaning 'these are the ones told about even in the past'), men of renown (Heb. = shem = shame, conspicuous by reason of individuality)."
 
2 Peter 2:4-5 adds some more to this:
"For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment and spared not the old world, but saved Noah, the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly"

Jude 6-7 also tells us:
"And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, He hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.  Even as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities about them, in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire."

And we also are told in 1 Peter 3:19-20:
"By which also He went and preached unto the spirits in prison: which sometime were disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water."
 
Enoch gives us more detail about these fallen angels. In Enoch 106:13-14, we are told:
"...for since my father Jared's day, the fallen angels have been sinning.  They sin and are promiscuous with women.  They have begotten children."

And then in Enoch 6:1-6, we find:
"As the sons of men multiplied upon the earth, fair and beautiful daughters were born.  The angels of heaven saw and desired them.  They encouraged each other to 'come, let us take these daughters of men to beget children for us.'  Semyaza, their leader said, 'If you do this deed, I alone will have to answer to God for it.'  They all answered him,  and said, 'Let us equally take any blame for this and then carry out our plan.'  They bound each other to curses to carry out their plan, and share blame for actions.  The number that came down to earth to do this were more than 200.  They arrived on earth at the summit of Mt. Hermon.  They called this mountain Hermon because it was there they bound one another to sacred curses."

Thus Enoch describes more fully this evil plan of the fallen angels.  He goes on to give their leaders' names.  (En. 6:7)  Their sin led to great trouble.

Enoch 7:1-2 shows us:
"They each chose a woman, and were defiled with them....The women became pregnant and bore large giants who were extremely tall.  The angels begat giants.  The giants (Rephaim) begat Nephilim, and the Nephilim begat Elioud." (This verse shows that the progressiveness of the breeding, brought lower and lower forms of beings.)

Thus Enoch teaches in harmony to the Bible story, but adds greatly to our knowledge.

The angels in Scripture are all male. God did not create them to reproduce, yet they did possess the power to do so.

En. 15:6-7
"But you were made eternal, immortal for all the ages.  So I did not make you to beget children.  You were made for heaven, not earth."

Matt. 22:30
"For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven."

The purpose of marriage and the begetting of children is to replenish the earth. Since man is mortal, he needs to bear seed to carry on life. Jesus did not say that angels were sexless - only that they did not need to reproduce to carry on their existence. Adam was created male before Eve was created. God gave Eve to Adam, so that he would not be alone on this earth. Together they beget the first of the ones that now have replenished this earth. The angels have no need to reproduce, since they are eternal. Yet, since they are all male, the possibility to reproduce is there. During Enoch's time, many were "leaving their first estate," and succumbing to temptation.

Enoch 10:11-14 tells us:
"Then the Lord told Michael: 'Go tell Semyaza  and those with him who have corrupted themselves with women: 'After you have seen your sons devour each other, you will be bound for 70 generations under the hills of the earth until the day of judgment is come.'  On that day of judgment they will be sent into the abyss of fire, and have torment in their eternal prison.  Then Semyaza will burn, and see eternal destruction with  them."

These angels sought forgiveness but "to whom much is given, much is required."  They had seen God, His power, His holiness. They knew their sin....yet they chose to do it anyhow.  There is no atoning work to pay for their sins, as God has provided for mankind. Therefore, God gave no forgiveness.

Consider Enoch 12:4-5:
"Enoch, scribe of righteousness, go tell the fallen angels who have sinned with women and have become corrupt, that they will receive neither peace nor forgiveness for their sin."

The giants that were produced through this union of angels and women of the earth were extremely evil, and progressively became more and more sinsiter, evil, and brutish.

Thus, Enoch 7:4-5 tells us:
"The giants then began to devour men. Then they began to devour all kinds of birds, animals, reptiles, fish, and finally each other's flesh, and even drank blood."
The fact that giants have lived on the earth is clearly stated in Scripture. 

The Hebrew word "Nephilim"  (Genesis 6:4, Numbers 13:33) means "giants".  Israel saw themselves as "grasshoppers" in the sight of these giants.

The "Anakims" were a branch of these giants, named after Anak, one of the giants. (Deut. 1:28; 2:10-11, 21; 9:2, Josh. 11:21-22; 14:12-14)

The "Rephaim" were giants (Genesis 14:5, 15:20; II Samuel 5:18, 22, 23:13; I Chron. 11:15; 14:9; Isaiah 17:5). They are mentioned often in the Bible.  The Bible translators often translated the word "Rephaim" as "dead" and "deceased" (Job 26:5, Ps. 88:10, Proverbs 2:18, 9:18, 21:16, Isaiah 14:8, 26:14,19).

So, yes, Jesus chose that mountain for a reason, and likely, you are correct, it was a direct slap at the devil's plan to corrupt mankind and try to keep Jesus from coming ... He did, and we  are proof of His victory.

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Not sure if you addressed this elsewhere, but any opinion on Isaiah 13 possibly referring to the Nephilim being released upon the earth....?

Interesting that the Brenton translation of the LXX renders it as such:

13:1 THE VISION WHICH ISAIAH SON OF AMOS SAW AGAINST BABYLON.

13:2 Lift up a standard on the mountain of the plain, exalt the voice to them, beckon with the hand, open [the gates], ye rulers.

13:3 I give command, and I bring them: giants are coming to fulfil my wrath, rejoicing at the same time and insulting.

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Not sure if you addressed this elsewhere, but any opinion on Isaiah 13 possibly referring to the Nephilim being released upon the earth....?

Interesting that the Brenton translation of the LXX renders it as such:

13:1 THE VISION WHICH ISAIAH SON OF AMOS SAW AGAINST BABYLON.

13:2 Lift up a standard on the mountain of the plain, exalt the voice to them, beckon with the hand, open [the gates], ye rulers.

13:3 I give command, and I bring them: giants are coming to fulfil my wrath, rejoicing at the same time and insulting


ANSWER:

Yes... but the timing is important to note... it is at the second coming, when we the previously raptured saints return with Jesus to Armageddon, wherein we defeat the armies of the antichrist, who will be joined by the evil of the nations, and the hidden gibbore who are some of the beings in the inner earth, awaiting the devil's call for this final battle to try to defeat Jesus' return.

Angels, the fallen, sinful ones, cohabited with women before the flood of Noah, and a race of giants was born. They were destroyed in the flood, but the Bible says that 'after that' the devil tried it again.  Some of those giants then born were killed or expelled from the promised land by Joshua's army, but some even remained in the time of David's killing of Goliath.

The devil has hidden within the earth, a race of gibbore (giants) that are awaiting the return of Jesus to join the fallen angels, every demon left, the antichrist, and his human armies in the final battle of Armageddon.

Genesis 10:7-9 tells us that ‘Cush begat Nimrod’, but the word ‘begat’ means ‘delivered’ (yalad). The listing of the sons of Cush is separated from this description of Nimrod, to direct us to its true meaning.  We are told that Nimrod was a ‘mighty one’ (gibbore, a word used to describe the part angelic and part human beings of that time). One of the post-flood giants born was named "Nimrod". 
The nature of his birth is often missed.

Note what the Scriptures show us:
Genesis 10:7-9
"And the sons of Cush; Seba and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raaman, and Sabtechah, and the sons of Raamah; Sheba and Dedan.  And Cush begat Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one (Heb. "gibbore" = mighty one, used of the giants born to women seduced by a fallen angel) in the earth.  He was a mighty (gibbore) hunter before the Lord (in the presence and awareness of the Lord); wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty (gibbore) hunter before the Lord (in the presence and awareness of the Lord)."

The Scriptures tell us that the angels tried this fornication again after the flood, but here we see who one of the first ones to be born of this sinful union of angels and women of the earth... Note in the "sons of Cush", there are five listed... and then it says that "Cush begat Nimrod".  The Hebrew word for "begat" is "yalad", and means "deliver". As a midwife would deliver a child without being the conceiver of such child, so Cush delivered this child from his wife.

This was a different wife than the mother of Cush's other sons. It was Rhea (Damkina), that he took to wife in his old age... unaware that she was half human, half angelic. She later was impregnated one of the fallen angels named Ea... The Scripture is trying to make this clear, but our translation loses much meaning...  Three times in the next several verses, the word "mighty" (gibbore) meaning "mighty one" and used to refer to the gigantic off-spring of angels is employed.  

Nimrod, ruled the earth for 185 years (Jasher 27:16)... He established his kingdom "in the land of Shinar".  The Babylonians called him "Bel-Merodach" and "Marduk", but the Hebrew corruption of the name became "Nimrod".

Esau killed Nimrod, by beheading him. The spirit of Nimrod remained loose to deceive, to rule, and to seek worship down through the ages. This leader of these giant beings was one called by many names throughout history.  We shall use the name "Belial". He was worshipped as "Baal" much in history. For the church age, he has been bound in the abyss, but will shortly be freed to inhabit the Antichrist during the tribulation period.

The Antichrist is called "the king of Babylon" (Isaiah 14:4) and the Antichrist is connected with the "mystery Babylon"  of Revelation 17:3-5.  Nimrod was the original king of Babylon, and his spirit will inhabit the human last king of rebuilt Babylon.

The Antichrist ( a human inhabited by the released Belial) parallels the evil described of the Antichrist in II Thessalonians 2:4:
"exalt himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped, so that he as God, sitteth in the Temple of God, showing himself that he is god..."


In Revelation 17:3, we see "a scarlet covered beast". This beast is Belial. He is the "beast out of the abyss" referred to by John in Revelation.  He is an evil spirit, who will use the Antichrist to restore the old Grecian empire as the eighth kingdom. Belial leads the ten kings, and directs the Antichrist to "make war with the Lamb".

"Belial" (from the Hebrew - Bal-ya-al - meaning "a being of no ascent or resurrection") is actually his title. His name is "Metanbuchus" which is from the two Hebrew words "mattan bukah" meaning "the gift of the abyss". This one is half human and half angelic spirit (from the angels that co-habited with women in Genesis creating a race of giants). 

"He dwelt in the heart of Manasseh"  (Apoc. of Isaiah 9:11), he also inhabited Alexander the Great. Later Jesus bound him to the abyss. Someday, he will be released to inhabit the Antichrist. This threefold attempt of the devil, to have this evil spirit, that once was Nimrod, to inhabit a man, is the key to understanding the 666, number. 

This belial will, in the last battle of the tribulation call forth the gibbore who now dwell within the earth, to come all out to fight us in our return from heaven with Jesus.  The term "sons of Belial" is used often in the Old Testament:
(Deut. 13:13, Judg, 19:22, 20:13, I Sam. 1:16, 2:12, 10:27, 25:17, 25, 30:22, II Sam. 16:7, 20:1, 23:6, I Ki. 21:10, 13, II Chron. 13:7).
 
We have not had to face this evil being, since when Jesus came, His death and resurrection meant a binding of this Belial to the abyss until the last days. Jesus came, in His first coming, to cast this Belial into the abyss.

John 12:31
"...now shall the prince of this world be cast out..."


When the Spirit came at Pentecost, Belial had already been judged and imprisoned into the abyss.
John 16:11
"of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged..."

He is confined now, until this release:
Revelation 17:8
"The beast that thou sawest was, and is not, and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition (the man of sin, i.e. the Antichrist)"

Apocalypse of Isaiah 10:2 
"Belial, the evil demon who rules this age since its  inception as the king of demons, will come from his place (the abyss) and inhabit the likeness of man, and dwell in a lawless king..."

Revelation 11:7
"The beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them (the two witnesses) and shall overcome them and kill them..."

This Belial will be utterly defeated during Armageddon, and the Millennial rule of Jesus will be void of this Belial. The gibbore giants now hiding in the earth, will come out and try to help the antichrist's armies to defeat Jesus and the returning saints. 

Revelation 19:19
"And I say the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against Him that sat on the horse, and against His army." 

Note that it is 'their armies' that attack us at Armageddon...  the armies of the beast, i.e. belial, and the armies of the kings of the earth.  The half human, half angelic gibbore giants are referred to in Isaiah 13...



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