1And it came to pass after this that, while he was living, his name was lifted from those who dwell upon the dry ground to the presence of that Son of Man and 1 So GQTD′: other MSS om. to the presence of the Lord of Spirits. 2And he 2 T ‘his name’. was lifted on the chariots of the spirit, and his 3 So MQD′YC′: other MSS ‘the’. name vanished among them. 3And from that day I was not counted 4 So G QTD′J1; M Eth.II ‘included’; U ‘praised’. among them, and he placed me between two winds, 5 Or ‘quarters’, ‘regions’. between the north and the west, where the angels took the cords to measure for me the place for the chosen and the righteous. 4And there I saw the first fathers and the righteous who from the beginning of the world dwelt in that place.