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7.2.1 Ancient Manuscript Evidence
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Part of 7 Jeremiah - 7.2 Ancient Hebrew-Aramaic Texts

The only complete witness to a Hebrew text of the book of Jeremiah that goes back to antiquity is the consonantal text of mt-Jer (see 7.2.2 for the most important mt-Jer manuscripts). The published ancient Hebrew manuscripts of Jeremiah were all found in the Qumran caves. Their classificatio…

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Armin Lange, “7.2.1 Ancient Manuscript Evidence”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0007020100>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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