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orion Re: Kingdom of God at Qumran?
In Wise, Abegg and Cook's The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation, Wise
translates 1QSb col. 4, lines 25-26 as: [. . . may you] serve in the temple
of the kingdom of God, . . . (p. 149).
I have checked all other available translations, and the Hebrew text as it
appears in Lohse's Die Teste Aus Qumran, and I can not figure where this
translation comes from. (Compare Martinez, p. 433 and Vermes, p. 237.) I am
in the process of writing my dissertation on the Kingdom of God/Heaven and
this would be a significant factor.
I have tried to post this question several times but I have never seen it on
Orion. If this is a redundant request, someone please email me off of the
list. I would appreciate it.
Harry A. Manhoff
ABD University of California, Santa Barbara