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9.2 Hebrew
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Part of 9 Judith

9.2.1 Introduction

Despite its Jewish content and orientation and its many biblical allusions, there is no evidence that the book of Judith was ever a candidate for inclusion in the canon of the Hebrew Bible (I.1.1.2.1), nor is there a single fragment in Hebrew relating to Judith which can be dated firmly to ancient times. No explici…

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Gera, Deborah, “9.2 Hebrew”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 09 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0209020000>
First published online: 2020



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