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15.2.1 Ancient Manuscript Evidence
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Part of 15 Qohelet - 15.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts

The only complete witness to the Hebrew text of Qohelet from antiquity is the consonantal text of mt-Qoh (15.2.2; for the most important medieval Qohelet manuscripts, see 15.2.2.2). Two ancient fragmentary Qohelet manuscripts were found in the Qumran library, i.e. 4QQoha and 4QQohb.1

15.2.1.1 4QQoha (4Q109)

The seven extant fragments of 4QQoha (4Q109) can be attributed to three columns of the original scroll and preserve sections of Qoh 5:1…

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Lange, Armin, “15.2.1 Ancient Manuscript Evidence”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 07 July 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0015020100>
First published online: 2020



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