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5.3.3 Other Texts
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Part of 5 Samuel–Kings - 5.3 Ancient Hebrew Texts

The discovery of 4QSama,b,c (4Q51–53) revolutionized the textual history of the Bible and continues to fascinate scholars because many of their features remain enigmatic.1 This is especially the case for 4QSama, which attests to the largest portions of the text.2 On the one hand, the strong similarities of these texts to Old Greek (5…

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Philippe Hugo and Adrian Schenker, “5.3.3 Other Texts”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0005030300>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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