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13 (SC. 1 9 . 1 0 1 ) ; see also the Arabic ms. cited by J . G. Frazer, op. cit. 1 , 1 4 6 and L. Ginsberg, Die Haggada bei den Kirchenvatern, pp. 81-82. *) Sulpicius Severus, Chron. i. 4 (CSEL. 1. 5), has Noah to offer birds. ) Certain Christian writers were disturbed by the anthropomorphism involved in God's smelling the savor of the sacrifice as they were also by His repentance. , Horn. iii. 39 (GCS. 42. 7 1 ) . This must have been a common argument made by opponents for Ambrose, De spiritu Sancto ii.

30. 7 ; Eccl. R. 9. 1 5 . %\\PKE. 2 2 ; Or. Sib. i. 150-233; I Clem. 7 : 6 ; Theophilus, adAutol. iii. 1 9 ; Ap. of Paul50; Methodius, Conv. decern virg. 1 0 . 3 (GCS. 2 7 . , Gen. 6 : 1 8 (GCS. I. 2. 8 8 ) ; Augustine, De catech. 1 9 . 32 (PL. 40. 334); Chrysostom, In Ep. I Thess. 4, horn. 8. 2 (PG. 62. 442). ) In M T . Lamech dies five yrs. before Methuselah. Methuselah dies in the year of the flood. In L X X Lamech dies 49 years before Methuselah and Methu­ selah is still alive at the time of the flood; see L.

Charles: They would not bow down to me, but have begun to bow down to vain gods, and denied my unity, and have laden the whole earth with untruths, offences, abominable lecheries, namely one with another, and all manner of other unclean wickednesses, which are disgusting to relate (II Enoch 34:2, text A). The picture of Noah as the exemplary righteous man of the past which earlier appeared in Ez. 1 4 : 1 4 , 20 is carried further in the Apocrypha Sirach proposes to "praise famous m e n . . whose deeds of righteousness have not been forgotten .

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