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Re: Satan in the DSS

>        Friends,
>When I was a grad student years ago we were taught that the major lasting
>contribution of the Persian period was the influence of Zoroastrianism on
>Judaism, specifically in the doctrine of "satan".  This doctrine was said to
>permeate the whole of Judaism and its daughter Christianity.
>But when I look at the DSS I find only 4 references to "satan", which seems
>to mean that the doctrine was not quite as widespread as we were led to
Dear Jim,

Have you looked at the Melki-resha citations?