Friday, March 06, 2020

Trouble with that adultery commandment

GENIZA FRAGMENT OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY 2020): Trouble with Adultery in the Cairo Genizah Biblical Manuscripts: T-S NS 67.34, T-S A40.77 et al. (Gary Martin). Presumably all these problems with the transmission of the adultery commandment are accidental.

Earlier references to the awkward omission in the infamous "Wicked Bible" are here, here, and here.

Past posts noting Cairo Geniza Fragments of the Month in the Cambridge University Library's Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit are here and links.

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