Textual History of the Bible

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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 Samaritan Pentateuch (sp) and the Masoretic Text (mt) are valuable witnesses to the text of the book of Numbers, two separate streams transmitted by communities antagonistic to each other. Though they are two streams, at some time in the past they both must have derived …

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Nathan Jastram, “ Numbers”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002020404>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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