[b-hebrew] Dead Sea Scroll version of Jeremiah

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Mon May 14 16:13:54 EDT 2007


Dear Kenneth,

According to Abegg, Flint and Ulrich's "The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible", both 
passages in Jeremiah have not been preserved.

Yigal Levin
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "kenneth greifer" <greifer at hotmail.com>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 11:06 PM
Subject: [b-hebrew] Dead Sea Scroll version of Jeremiah


> In the Masoretic text, Jeremiah 6:23 and Jeremiah 50:42 mention a people
> that will come arrayed like a man for war. The Septuagint only has 
> Jeremiah
> 6:22-23, and it says "like a fire" (I think). I know that fire and man are
> similar in Hebrew esh and eesh.
>
> I also read that there is a Dead Sea Scroll Hebrew version of Jeremiah. 
> Does
> anyone know if it has Jeremiah 6:23 and 50:42, and if it says "man" or
> "fire" in one or both of these quotes? I heard that this version of 
> Jeremiah
> is shorter than the Masoretic text and that it is more like the Septuagint
> usually.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Kenneth Greifer
> USA
>
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