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Why is the Book of Enoch not regarded as canonical?

A short section of 1 Enoch (1 En 1:9) is quoted in the New Testament (Letter of Jude 1:14-15), and is there attributed to "Enoch the Seventh from Adam" (1 En 60:8). It is argued that all the ...
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Was Enoch sinless?

I find this wording interesting in Genesis 5:24 (NIV) (my emphasis) Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away. To me, this means God took Enoch to heaven. ...
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Indications that Enoch and Elijah have never gone to Abraham's bosom?

In the Old Testament we can see at least two people that didn't seem to ever die: Enoch (Gen. 5:24) and Elijah (2 Kings 2:11). The Scriptures say that the first one was taken by God, and the second ...
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Did the early church believe there were TWO types of descendant from the Nephalim? [closed]

The Bible quotes from earlier Books like the Book of Adam & Eve, Book of Seth, Book of Jashur etc; Rabboni Yeshua (Our Lord) read these books too and taught them to the early church without ...
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When speaking of the book of Enoch, the answers given would seem to discredit the book, but then I ask myself, was it translated correctly?

How do we know that the book of Enoch was translated correctly, are any of the original writings still intact? Or were the supposed "originals" found already translated. I ask this because some ...
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Why should the book of Enoch be considered canonical?

Most would agree that context is the primary principle in any sound interpretation of individual verses. In that case we must consider the whole epistle of Jude. It appears that those who degrade ...