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5.2 Textual History of Kings
(6,162 words)

Part of 5 Samuel–Kings

5.2.1 Witnesses

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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,1 mtc,2 and mtl.3 In Qumran Cave 4, several fragments have b…

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Philippe Hugo and Adrian Schenker, “5.2 Textual History of Kings”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0005020000>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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