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Re: orion Re: Isaiah 61:1

> >...the Hebrew Masoretic text has "anavim" - humble, rather 
> >than "anniyim" - poor.  (The difference is a change in a single letter;
> I'd be 
> >curious to know what the DSS Isaiah Scroll reads.)  

1QIsa(a) reads "anavim" with MT; 11QMelch has a very short paraphrase 
of one phrase in the verse but does not include this word; 1QIsa(b) 
includes the verse and what is extant follows the MT, but I don't 
know for sure if it includes that specific word.  That's all I have 
on this verse.
Dave Washburn
When in doubt, go for chocolate.  Life is too short
not to.