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Re: orion Bible quotes in the Temple scroll?
>What about Michael Owen Wise: A Critical Study of the Temple Scroll. 1990?
>In Appendix part 2 "The Hebrew Bible in the Temple Scroll" (p. 235-242) he
>gives an analysis of which portions of the Hebrew Bible appear in the TS,
>and of how the scroll has used them. Look for the [q] to see, where he
>thinks it is a quote.
>Privatdozent Dr. Aaron Schart
I'm puzzled by the last phrase ...."where *he thinks* it is a quote." What
does *he thinks* mean? How can Michael Wise have sufficient expertise to
publish on DSS, if he doesn't *know* enough to tell his readers whether a
sentence or passage in the TS is or is not a quote? Doesn't he know how
to use a Hebrew bible concordance? It should be a simple matter to
establish whether a DSS passage is or is not a direct quote (or close
paraphrase) of biblical material!
It doesn't say much for Wise's work if he cannot even do this. Is it
possible that Dr. Schart meant to say that Wise uses [q] to indicate where
something is a definite quote? Some clarification is needed here.