[b-hebrew] 5 scrolls or 1

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 15:39:27 EDT 2005


On 8/17/05, Jim West wrote:
> Ah here it is-
> long ago I read Tov's textual criticism book and on page 4 he talks
> about the order of the books and he calls the Pentateuch "the 5
> scrolls".  I suppose I perceived that to mean that the pentateuch
> consisted of 5 individual scrolls rather than just one mega-scroll.

Are you sure he isn't talking of the Megillot?  I tried to look it up but
I have the hebrew version and I can't really tell what section is
corresponding to yours or even if it's the proper edition.

Yitzhak Sapir



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