By Emanuel Tov, Kipp Davis, Robert Duke

ISBN-10: 9004321489

ISBN-13: 9789004321489

This quantity comprises 13 formerly unpublished lifeless Sea Scrolls fragments, twelve Hebrew Bible fragments and one non-biblical fragment, provided with the total scholarly equipment and complicated reconstruction strategies. The books from the Hebrew Bible are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Jonah, Micah, Psalms, Daniel, and Nehemiah. The latter is a particularly vital addition to recognized fabric. The non-biblical fragment most likely represents a brand new replica of 4QInstruction.

The paintings on those fragments used to be carried out lower than the auspices of the Museum of the Bible students Initiative, whose venture is to submit study carried out collaboratively via scholar-mentors and scholars. the final word target is to supply scholars with the chance to increase as students below the tips in their scholar-mentors.

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Referring now to the network of textual relations, in all instances the evidence does not suffice, in my view, to list these fragments as witnesses to either the pre-Samaritan, Masoretic, or lxx traditions or any other textual unit that has been described in the literature. In the Museum of the Bible fragments the best examples for a certain textual pattern are the following texts: 1. Num2: This fragment was characterized as pre-Samaritan by its editor (Timothy Finlay) on the basis of three readings.

Qsp? qsp? mt qsp? mt qsp? qsp? qsp? Jerusalem temple. e. Num2 provides stronger representation of the pre-Samaritan text in the Hasmonean and early Herodian period. 16 tov Relation to Other Fragments from the Judaean Desert Due to the unprovenanced nature of the fragments published in this publication a comparison with known Judaean Desert scrolls and fragments that preserve text from the same biblical books may provide some additional information by allowing for an identification of the new fragments with previously discovered manuscripts.

However, these collections are also coincidental as they reflect the written documents adduced to these sites from various places. Furthermore, they are haphazard because the contents of the collections is determined by what has been preserved coincidentally. 9 While I cannot claim to have exhausted the analysis of the various groups of texts that surfaced in the end of the twentieth century and at the beginning of the twenty-first century, some points should be made on their contents. 10 By comparison, the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary collection of eight texts contains one Aramaic text (Daniel),11 and The Schøyen Collection of thirty-three texts contains at least two such texts.

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