[b-hebrew] Does the Dead Sea Scroll, 4QDeut q, match the LXX Quotation of Deuteronomy 32:43?
peterkirk at qaya.org
Mon Mar 1 07:12:13 EST 2004
On 29/02/2004 22:40, Dave Washburn wrote:
>According to P.W. Skehan, "A Fragment of the 'Song of Moses' (Deut 32) from
>Qumran" in BASOR 136 (1954) p. 12-15, v. 43 reads as follows:
>hrnynw $mym `mw
>wh$txww lw kl 'lhym
>ky dm bnyw yqwm
>wnqm y$yb lcryw
>wykpr 'dmt `mw
>Unfortunately, in the photocopy of the article that I have the photo came out
>as a blob, so I can't verify any of the readings from it. Skehan's note says
>in part on v.43, "bnyw, with LXX, as against MT `bdyw. The language of
>verses 5 (LLX) [sic], 19, 20, seems decisive in favor of the former." I'm
>not sure what the BHS note is trying to say.
I suspect one of two things:
(a) the kl 'lhym part of the above is a doubtful reconstruction and the
text may be bny 'l
or (b) there are other DSS fragments which read bny 'l here.
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