The thought of an incarnation or a Parousia of Wisdom is absolutely foreign to Jewish thought.
Luke (xvii, 34) wishes to suggest that the Parousia may occur in the night.
Luke, or his source, wishes to indicate that the Parousia may be in the night, and so adds the words and .
Furthermore, it is not only in the earlier epistles that expressions occur which seem to suggest that the Parousia is near.
They also betray the expectation of the early coming of the Parousia.
They betray the conviction that the time of the Parousia is near.