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Is this (4Q521) the only Qumran text which makes reference to "resurrection"
or "making the dead live again"?

What I am curious about is what the precedence may be for translating part of
line 12, "we mothim yihyeh" with "resurrect the dead" (as Tabor and Wise have
in their excellent article "4Q521 on Resurrection").

p.s., as a side note, this seems to deny the claim that there is a Sadducean
thread in Qumran belief, as the Sadducees apparently denined any kind of

Thanks for your help.



Jim West, ThD
Professor of Biblical Languages, CCBI