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NOTES ON “FRAGMENTS OF A ZADOKITE. WORK”. THE text of this remarkable document which Prof. Schechter has published in the first volume of his. The Damascus Document, also called the Cairo Damascus document (CD) or Damascus Rule, The fragments found by Solomon Schechter were originally called the Zadokite Fragments, but after the work was found at Qumran, the name . Section of Zadokite Fragment (T-S 10K6) on Sabbath laws (KB) he was able to offer, in his introduction to Fragments of a Zadokite Work (pp. xxv-xxvi).

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Before the ’32 some short word is torn off which may have been HX or Dy. Only men between the age of twenty-five and sixty were eligible, who had to be learned in the Book of the Hagu and in the foundations of the Covenant p. I do not guarantee all such failures were corrected by myself. The H also greatly resembles the Pi, the left stroke reaching the roof of the letter, but this is a feature common to all ancient Oriental MSS.

Upon them will I pour out My wrath like water. Search Search this site: About the Zadokites, see below, p. The divisions into paragraphs were supplied by me, so as to enable the student to form some notion of the variety of matter touched upon in our fragments.

And their children whose height was like the loftiness of the cedars and whose bodies were like the mountains fell thereby.

I have removed the B Text which was part of the Cairo Genizah discovery. He is a regular book maker, in which the masquerade feature is developed into a fine art, whilst, as a schismatic, he is not satisfied to form a link in the chain of tradition, but endeavours to appear himself as the source of fragnents.


Fragments of a Zadokite Work

This might suggest that the Sect was in possession of some sort of a manual containing the tenets of the Sect, and perhaps also a regular set of rules of discipline for the initiation of novices and penitents. The second volume reproduces Fragments of the Book of the Commandments by Anan, which title was also supplied by me, but which may be accepted as a certainty.

XVI And this is the usage of the Censor of the camp. Where biblical quotations are used I have inserted the Bible references used by Martinez and Tigchelaar, obviously not in the original text. This was found in Qumran.

Owing to the love of God for. Right now this book is in my collection, I haven’t gotten a chance to really read it yet I’ve skimmed through it but I haven’t had time to really sit down. First, as to its history: As will be seen from the Notes, we have here to deal with a very careless scribe, who not only may have had a very poor copy before him, but also disfigured his text in several places by his inability to read his MS.

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We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. And forgave their transgression. And exalted themselves with a view to wealth and unjust gain. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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And whether it be to disallow or. Besides these books still zadoklte, though not exactly in the same shape as they have come down to us, the Sect must have also been in possession of some Psezidepigrapha now lost. And as for all who walk in these. As a shepherd with his flock.


Nephilim in Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments of a Zadokite Work aka Damascus Document

They are denounced in our Text as transgressors of the Covenant, removing statutes and given to persecution of the righteous, and despising the upright whom they turn over to the sword, against whose soul they gather p. Some of my books, all of which you can find discounted via this link: We may, then, formulate our hypothesis that our text is constituted of fragments forming extracts from a Zadokite book, known to us chiefly from the writings of [the tenth-century Karaite] Kirkisani.

The meaning of the law seems to be that their children shall take an oath by the covenant when mustered in the congregation, that is at the age of thirty as above, Heb.

Blank No man shall offer anything on the altar on the Sabbath. But there is a Remnant whom He shall teach by the Messiah, And their children in Egypt walked in the stubbornness frwgments their heart, So that they took counsel against. And every instrument, nail, or peg in the wall which is with the dead in the house shall be unclean, like the uncleanness of an instrument of work. The argument is evidently not only directed against polygamy, but also against divorce which certain Jewish sects forbade.