Size of Isaiah?

Numberup at worldnet.att.net Numberup at worldnet.att.net
Wed Dec 29 12:02:22 EST 1999


Sounds like you have an excellent computer program.  Which one is it that enabled you
to find the number of words in Isaiah?

Solomon Landers
Memra Institute for Biblical Research
http://www.memrain.org

peter_kirk at sil.org wrote:

> Five minutes on the computer gave me the answer:
>
> 15,154 words if words joined by maqqef are counted as one
> 17,011 words if words joined by maqqef are counted separately
>
> Peter Kirk
>
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> Subject: Size of Isaiah?
> Author:  <ButhFam at compuserve.com> at Internet
> Date:    28/12/1999 13:53
>
> Crea:
> >I read that in Rabbinic Bibles the "title
> >page" for each book included sundry and various information concerning the
> >content of that book.  If this is so, can some kind soul out there in
> >cyber-land glance at his copy and tell me how many words are in the
> >Masoretic text of Isaiah?
>
> sorry
> my rabbinic bible (incl. bar-ilan's wonderful "ha-keter")
> only says
> that isaiah has
> 1291 verses.
> a computer program would produce it, though.
> randall buth
>
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