1And after these you saw bright waters: these represent the fount of Abraham and his family, and the coming of his son and of his grandson, and of those like them. 2For at that time the unwritten law was observed by 1 Lit. ‘was named among’. them and the provisions 2 Lit. ‘works’. of the commandments were then fulfilled: then originated belief in the coming judgement: hope for a world to be renewed was then established; and the promise of a life to come hereafter was implanted in men's hearts. 3These are the bright waters that you saw.