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Part of 2 Pentateuch - 2.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts - 2.2.4 sp and Ancient Texts Close to sp Nature of the Text

The manuscripts from Qumran ( 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, “ Leviticus”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 27 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002020403>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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