NON-CANONICAL APOCALYPSES AND REVELATORY TREATISES
cause they unceasingly pay these penalties.” And I saw other men and women hanging by their eyebrows and their hair, and a ﬁery river drew them, and I said, “Who are these, sir?” And he said to me, “These are they who join themselves not to their own husbands and wives but to whores, and therefore they unceasingly pay the proper penalties.”
And I saw other men and women cov ered with dust, and their countenance was like blood, and they were in a pit of pitch and sulphur running in a ﬁery river, and I asked, “Sir, who are these?” And he said to me, “These are they who com mitted the iniquity of Sodom and Gomorrah, the male with the male, for which reason they unceasingly pay the penalties.” . . .