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Bibil Identifier bibil:215458
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Reexamination of the "Sons of the Pit" in CD 13:14
Author Stroup, Christopher
Journal Dead Sea Discoveries (Volume: 18, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 45-53 Pages
Genre Original
Notes Contient des illustrations.
Abstract This paper reexamines the arguments for the reconstruction, “sons of the dawn,“ in CD 13:14 and contends that based on material evidence the former consensus reading, “sons of the pit,“ is more likely. The reading “sons of the dawn“ gained acceptance because of the apparent absence of the necessary stroke for taw and the discovery of a similar phrase in 4Q298. A close examination of a new image of the manuscript, however, reveals the presence of a serif consistent with taw rather than reš and the remnants of ink where one would expect the leg of taw.
DOI 10.1163/156851711X551572
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 4Q - Qumran Cave 4 : 4Q298 - cryptA Words of the Maskil to All Sons of Dawn
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : CD - Cairo Genizah / Damascus Document
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