This volume continues the publication of the biblical Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran Cave 4. It contains forty-two manuscripts of the Writings, or Wisdom Books, from Psalms to Chronicles, antedating previous Hebrew manuscripts by a millennium. The scrolls are valuable witnesses to the pluriform nature of the ancient biblical text and have been used for recent revised translations of the BibleThe highly-structured Psalm 119, an acrostic poem with successive eight-line stanzas, was copied in various arrangements, (a) llQPs3 separates each stanza with a blank line, (b) 4QPsh begins each stanza on the line directly following the anbsp;...
|Title||:||Discoveries in the Judaean Desert: Volume XVI: Psalms to Chronicles|
|Publisher||:||Clarendon Press - 2000-11-02|