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1.2.3 Samaritan Pentateuch
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The Samaritan Pentateuch (sp) is the Samaritan version of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, and constitutes the entire canon of the Samaritan community. It is copied in a particular version of the paleo-Hebrew script, and is a purely consonantal, unvocalized text.1 It is accompa…

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Crawford, Sidnie White, “1.2.3 Samaritan Pentateuch”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 24 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0001020300>
First published online: 2020

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