[b-hebrew] Is the Massoretic text reliable?

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Mon Nov 16 16:57:55 EST 2009


On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:14:30AM -0800, K Randolph wrote:
> Gary:
> 
> Are there online sources for textual criticism, or do we still have to buy
> the information either in dead trees or paid for software?
> 
> I know that in well over 90% of the Kethib/Qere examples, I find the Kethib
> is the preferred according to context and meaning. I also have a list of 17
> verses where the Masoretes admit to changing the verses, but only the verses

which list exactly do you mean?

> are listed without noting which changes were made. I also have a .pdf with
> the Nahal Heber photo of Psalm 22:16–18 in which I noted two variants from
> the Masoretic text, both of which I anticipated because of grammar and
> context. How many other variants are readily available? And where?
> 
> Karl W. Randolph.

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