An Aramaic Wisdom Text From Qumran: A New Interpretation Of by Henryk Drawnel Sdb

By Henryk Drawnel Sdb

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Parchment. 5 × 29 cm, ff. 275. Each side of the folium has two columns of forty lines in each column. It has been assigned siglum e in the critical edition of the Testaments by Charles 1908a: XI; the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs are found on ff. –221r. and ff. –229r. For the eleventh century minuscule handwriting, see Thompson 1912: 232–245. The Testaments are preceded by a patristic work, ÉAntiÒxou monaxoË ÉHyiko‹ lÒgoi. They are followed by the Benedictio Iacobi in XII filios suos (Gen 48:8–50:26) on ff.

This order of events is also found in T. Levi 6:3–7:4 (Shechem incident) and T. Levi 11–13 (life story and wisdom exhortations). The right margin of the Bodleian recto side has been damaged (column a, column d on the verso side) so that it immediately starts with the beginning of each line without any right side margin. Lines 14–19 of the column a (recto) and d (verso) are damaged. The left margin of the recto side (column b) and right margin of the verso side (column c) are well preserved. They contain several incised horizontal lines that extend to the margin (col.

Judging from the shape of the "àlep and làmed, Stone and Greenfield (1996a: 24) exclude the fragment from the Document. Although the decipherment of the fragment in the present work is different, I agree with their conclusion but for a different reason. The fragment cannot be connected with any possible context in the Aramaic work. D. D. D. 25–30). The verbal form in line 3 indicates that somebody is addressing his audience in the second person plural. Since, in the context of the Document, that may have happened only in Levi’s speech to his children, the fragment has been located at the end of the fragmentary evidence of 4Q213 3–6, which contains Levi’s address to his priestly posterity.

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