[b-hebrew] Re: Elohiym has a Hireq Yod in the M.T.

Ken Penner pennerkm at mcmaster.ca
Wed Sep 17 09:31:23 EDT 2003


> Does the "Elohim (Marzeah)
> papyrus" ...  use hireq yod?  

Excellent question. No, it does not use yod; it spells Elohim
Alef-Lamed-He-Mem. 

> Are there any online
> sources where I can find more on this papyrus?

For a hi-res image, see
<http://www.deadseaexhibit.com/downloads/Press_Images/Elohim_Papyrus-hi.jpg>
If you read German, see
http://www.jesus.ch/a/erb/index.php/D/article/137/4419/
http://www.welt.de/daten/2002/10/06/1006km360466.htx

Offline, if you read French, see:
Bordreuil, P., Pardee, D. 1990. Le papyrus du Marzeah. Semitica 38:49-68.
P. Bordreuil, D. Pardee, Nouvel examen du < papyrus du marzeah >. Semitica
50.


It script is closest to that of the Siloam inscription (Hezekiah's time).

Bibliographical note: Zevit, Ziony. Matres Lectionis in Ancient Hebrew
Epigraphy. Cambridge: ASOR, 1980.

Ken Penner, Ph.D. (cand.), McMaster University
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