its entirety, The Book of Enoch is made up of five book,
The Book of Watchers
Book of Parables
The Astronomical Book
The Dream Visions
The Epistles of Enoch,
...containing some 100 chapters.
These chapters tell the story of the 7th
patriarch in the Book of Genesis, Enoch, the father of
Methuselah and grandfather of Noah, the same Noah in
the 'biblical' story of Noah's Ark.
Yet, this was not the biblical story of Noah's Ark.
Book of Enoch provides
an entirely different recounting of the events leading
up to the Great Flood of Noah's time, that is,
a completely different doctrinal history...
tells a story of
the Watchers, explained
in biblical terms to be 'fallen angels,' sent to earth to
watch over humans at some undefined and ancient point in
Unfortunately, far from merely watching humans, these
Watchers became infatuated by human women, and in short
order, began to engage in depraved sexual acts with
Book of Enoch tells of the children born through this
interbreeding between Watchers and humans, called
These Nephilim were as described:
"giants and savages that endangered and pillaged
humanity," or, said another way, "supernatural,
Angered with what the Watchers had done, those described
as gods chained them in a subterranean prison deep
within the earth.
Enoch became the go-between gods and imprisoned