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Bibil Identifier bibil:245464
Publication Type Book
Title (French, Long) 4QSamuelᵃ and the Text of Samuel
Author Driesbach, Jason K.
Series Supplements to Novum Testamentum (Volume: 171)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 95/171
Place 223.41.08
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-32250-9
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xii Pages
353 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract In his book 4QSamuelᵃ and the Text of Samuel, Jason Driesbach offers a thorough analysis of secondary readings in 4QSamuelᵃ (4Q51) along with those in other major witnesses to Samuel (MT, Gᴮ, Gᴸ), leading to a nuanced characterization of the scribal features and textual affiliation of 4QSamuelᵃ, with implications for understanding its place in text-critical studies and literary analyses of the books of Samuel.
4QSamuelᵃ has been regarded by some scholars as an untrustworthy witness to the text of Samuel and by other scholars as a crucial witness, sometimes containing lost readings. Further, some regard this scroll as a non-biblical work based on Samuel. Driesbach’s analysis offers an evaluation of these views based on a sound and thorough consideration of the scroll.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 4Q - Qumran Cave 4 : 4Q51-53 - Samuel
Pericopes 1 Samuel 1,11-28,24
2 Samuel 2,5-24,17
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