A psalm that summarizes the creation myth of the Manicheans, a syncretic religion that incorporated Middle Eastern Gnostic beliefs and Christianity. They believed that Mani, the 3rd century Persian prophet was the embodiment of the Paraclete (known to mainstream Christians as the Holy Spirit).
One of the earliest extant texts that directly uses the name Lilith is Songs of the Sage (4Q510-511) fragment 1- or Songs of the Maskil (Instructor). The work contains incantations for protection from evil spirits, lists of infernal names, and instructions for exorcism.
"And I, the Instructor, proclaim His glorious splendour so as to frighten and to te[rrify] all the spirits of the destroying angels, spirits of the bastards, demons, Lilith, howlers, and [desert dwellers…] and those which fall upon men without warning to lead them astray from a spirit of understanding and to make their heart and their […] desolate during the present dominion of wickedness and predetermined time of humiliations for the sons of lig[ht], by the guilt of the ages of [those] smitten by iniquity – not for eternal destruction, [bu]t for an era of humiliation for transgression.
Sing for joy, O righteous ones, for the God of wonder- my psalms are for the upright and [let...] all who are blameless exalt Him."
The oldest surving reference to Lilith as Adam's first wife only goes back to circa 800 C.E. in the Alphabet of Ben-Sira, which was attritbuted to Jesus ben Sirach who lived in the 2nd-3rd centuries of the Common Era.
While Lilith isn't called by name in the canonical Judeo-Christian works, it is believed that the the "strange woman" of Proverbs is a reference to Lilith:
"Her house sinks down to death, And her course leads to the shades. All who go to her cannot return And find again the paths of life." — Proverbs 2:18–19
Isaiah 34:14 uses the word liliyyoth which is translated as screech owl in the King James Version, and as Night Monsters in the NASB. Christian commentaries usually referenced Rabbinical writings of Judaism that described the lillyyoth as beautiful women that preyed on children and men in the desert at night- medieval Christians translated lillyyoth as lamia-
"Wildcats shall meet with hyenas, goat-demons shall call to each other; there too Lilith shall repose, and find a place to rest."
-Isaiah 34:14, New Revised Standard (one of the few translations that uses Lilith for lillyyoth)
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