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Biblical Manuscripts

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Author(s): Fischer, Georg | Welte, Michael | Köster, Beate
[German Version] I. Old Testament – II. New Testament – III. Full Manuscripts – IV. Suppplements I. Old Testament 1. State of scholarship – Overview. No original manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible have so far been discovered. The text has only been preserved in manuscripts copied by hand over many centuries. The first printings of the Hebrew Bible date to the end of the 15th century (1st full edition Soncino 1488). …

Bible Manuscripts and Editions

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Author(s): Smend, Rudolf | Rhodes, with Erroll F. | Metzger, Bruce M. | Rhodes, Erroll F. | Köster, Beate
1. OT MSS 1.1. Background In antiquity the materials used for Bible MSS were leather, parchment, and papyrus. The parchment was prepared from the skins of sheep, goats, antelopes, and other animals. Papyrus, which was made from the pith of the papyrus plant that grows in the marshes of the Nile, was imported from Egypt but usually did not last long in damp climates. The usual form for a literary document was the scroll (see, for example, Jeremiah 36; Ep. Arist.  177), especially for Jewish Scriptures used in worship services. In Christian circles scrolls were supplanted by …