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8.2.3 Other Texts
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Part of 8 Ezekiel - 8.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts

Unlike the case with many other biblical books, no Hebrew Ezekiel manuscripts that attest to a text unrelated to the Masoretic textual tradition have survived from the Second Temple period. All ancient Ezekiel manuscripts of which sufficient text is preserved for textual qualification (4QEzeka 8.2.1.4; 4QEzekb 8.2.1.4; 11QEzek 8.2.1.6; MasEzek 8.2.1.7) align with mt-Ezek. This raises the question whether any other Hebrew texts of Ezekiel existed in the Second Temple period. In drawing on non-Masoretic texts for their translations,1 og-Ez…

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Armin Lange, “8.2.3 Other Texts”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0008020300>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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