Monday, August 03, 2020


THE ETC BLOG: 4QGenk: A Normalized Manuscript. Anthony Ferguson discusses a manuscript that I published many years ago in DJD 12. It's good to see it getting some attention.

I interpret the variant in verse 9 rather differently than he does. He thinks it a scribal grammatical correction. I think it is part of a longer reading also found in Greek in the Septuagint, a reading that may well be more original than that of the Masoretic Text.

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