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Isaiah Scroll (iQIsaa)
(3,171 words)

Although iQIsaa is a copy of a biblical book and not an original composition, its length and generally excellent state of preservation mean that the Hebrew language of this manuscript contributes considerably to our knowledge of the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Dead Sea Scrolls: Linguistic Features), and this not only when it departs from the version of the book as transmitted by the Tiberian Masoretes, but also when it agrees with the latter…

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Muraoka, Takamitsu, “Isaiah Scroll (iQIsaa)”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000586>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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