Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth
The Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth refers to an ancient document. one of three Hermetic texts of the mostly Gnostic Nag Hammadi findings. It is a reasoned assumption that the textual information found written in Coptic had been translated from a Greek original.
Year: 150-300 AD
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IMPORTANT: All Scripture text has context and background. Scripture should never be read literally or in isolation. Always seek clarification from religious scholars and teachers. In general, Scripture adheres to four principles: (1) Literal Meaning - What the Scripture says (2) Historical Setting - The story events; how the Scripture was understood in its time (3) Grammar - The surrounding sentence and paragraph; textual context (4) Synthesis - A comparison with similar Scripture to give a better contextual understanding