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6.1 Textual History of Isaiah
(7,466 words)

Part of 6 Isaiah

6.1.1 Extant Witnesses

6.1.1.1 Ancient Hebrew Texts

6.1.1.1.1 1QIsaa

This manuscript is the earliest of all Isaiah scrolls from Qumran (150–125 b.c.e.) and the only complete one (6.2.1.1; 6.2.3.1). Although its text to a great extent is in agreement with the consonantal text of mt (6.2.2), the scroll, written by one scribe, is marked by a large number of variant readings. Many of them reflect an interest in making the…

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Kooij, Arie, “6.1 Textual History of Isaiah”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 17 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0006010000>
First published online: 2020



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