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apire. And there it is climbing still, and will be
te and not many. And though it be in many,
;t will the first source, from which all is gene-
ted, rule over all, and will alone be a lord over
4. And as this craving was in the beginning one
>vernment, but in time divided itself into many
wording to the essences; therefore the plurality
jain seeks the One, and it is certainly born in the
sth number of the crown, in the six thousandth
;ar in the figure ; not at the end, but in the hour
' the day in which the creation of the wonders
5. That is, when the wonders of the turba are in
te end, a Lord is born who governs the whole
orld, but by many forms of administration.
6. And then the self-grown authority and the
jpressor will be sought; for the lesser, who hath
in under, has run to the limit. Then every-
ling separates itself, for it is at the limit, and
lere is no staying or revoking.
7. Also the turba, as the fierce wrath of all
•eatures, will be sought; for it has with the
^thing of the creatures run to the limit, and now
scomes manifest, viz. in the midst, in the number
: the crown, in the six thousandth year, a little
rer, not under.
8. In the day and the hour when the creation
as accomplished in mystery, and was set as a
drror of eternity in the wonders [of this time].1
9. That took place on the sixth day, past
1 The explanatory additions within brackets [ ] are from Claassen's
ok of extracts.