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5.2 Textual History of Kings
(6,219 words)

Part of 5 Samuel–Kings

5.2.1 Witnesses

The Hebrew text of the books of Kings is preserved in the medieval Masoretic manuscripts (3–5.3). The most authoritative Masoretic codices containing the books of Kings are mta,1mtc,2 and mtl.3 In Qumran Cave 4, several fragments have been found (5.3.1.…

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Hugo, Philippe and Schenker, Adrian, “5.2 Textual History of Kings”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0005020000>
First published online: 2020

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