Say thou that He God is one; God is the Everlasting One; nor hath He any Equal, or any Son, or any Companion. Nothing shall stand before His face.
Even for five hundred and eleven times nightly for one and forty days did I cry aloud unto the Lord the affirmation of His Unity.
Also did I glorify His wisdom, whereby He made the worlds.
Yea, I praised Him for His intelligible essence, whereby the universe became light.
I did thank Him for His manifold mercy; I did worship His magnificence and majesty.
I trembled before His might.
I delighted in the Harmony and Beauty of His Essence.
In His Victory I pursued His enemies; yea I drave them down the steep; I thundered after them into the utmost abyss; yea, therein I partook of the glory of my Lord.
His Splendour shone upon me; I adored His adorable splendour.
I rested myself, admiring the Stability of Him, how the shaking of His Universe, the dissolution of all things, should move Him not.
Yea, verily, I the Lord Viceregent of His Kingdom, I, Adonai, who speak unto my servant V.V.V.V.V. did rule and govern in His place.
Yet also did I formulate the word of double power in the Voice of the Master, even the word 418.
And all these things deceived me not, for I expanded them by my subtlety into the Twelve Rays of the Crown.
And these twelve rays were One.