2.2.4.3 Leviticus
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Part of 2 Pentateuch - 2.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts - 2.2.4 sp and Ancient Texts Close to sp

2.2.4.3.1 Nature of the Text

The manuscripts from Qumran (2.2.1.3) have shown that the text of sp has as its base a non-sectarian version circulating in the wider circles of Palestine during the late Second Temple period. This version is often called pre-Samaritan or proto-Samaritan,1 and its principal characteristic …

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Sarianna Metso, “2.2.4.3 Leviticus”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 14 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002020403>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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