[b-hebrew] Oldest MSS for creation account?

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 19 08:52:20 EDT 2009


I'm looking for the oldest MSS that has Gen 1 - 2:3 in its entirety. I'd
really like to obtain a photo or facsimile of it.

James Christian


2009/10/19, Yigal Levin <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>:
>
> And if so, several manuscripts containing Gen. 1 were found in cave 4 at
> Qumran. There are a few interesting variations from the MT, but nothing
> earth-shattering. Actually, the fragments of Chapter 2 are less complete.
>
> The original question didn't specify that James was looking for the
> biblical
> creation account. There are quite a few ANE creations stories that pre-date
> Genesis by centuries.
>
> Yigal Levin
>
>
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> [mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of George Athas
> Sent: Monday, October 19, 2009 10:39 AM
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> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Oldest MSS for creation account?
>
>
> James, I assume you're referring to Genesis 1? There are other creation
> 'accounts' in biblical literature.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Moore Theological College (Sydney, Australia)
> www.moore.edu.au
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