This original composition of the sect contains a vision of the “end of days” in which the sect engages in a battle with the Romans (“the kittim”) and emerges victorious. Herodian script from 20-50CE.
War Rule 11Q14
7 God Most High will bless you and shine his face upon you, and he will open for you
8 his rich storehouse in the heavens, to send down upon your land
9 showers of blessing, dew and rain, the early rain and the latter rain in its season, and to give you frui[t],
10 produce, grain, wine and oil in abundance; and the land will produce for you [d]elightful fruit
11 so that you will eat and grow fat. vac And none will miscarry in your land,