3. And in the second are the hosts of the armies which are ordained for the day of judgement, to work vengeance on the spirits of deceit and of Beliar. And above them are the holy ones.
The Testament of Levi is an apocalyptic section of the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. It is one of the longest of the Testaments, and is predominantly concerned with arrogance. Taking the theme of the Levite priesthood, the Testament explains how Levi’s descendants corrupted the office by their arrogant disregard for the proper regulations.