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Re: Satan in the DSS

Jim D.

At 03:15 PM 9/26/96 +0100, you wrote:

>In reply to 2--the usual term in the scrolls is Belial.  You also find
>Melchiresha and Mastema once in awhile.  I can't think of anyplace where
>you do find Satan in the scrolls (apart perhaps, from the biblical texts).
>Are you working from the Hebrew or a translation?  If the former, I'd be
>interested in knowing which passages use Satan.

Hebrew- the references are:
1Qh 4:1
1QS(b) 1:8
4Q504 1+R 4:12
11QPs 19:15

yours, and thanks,


Jim West
Professor of Biblical Languages, CCBI
Adjunct Professor of Bible, Quartz Hill School of Theology