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Re: orion Nash Papyrus

asia@checkpoint.com wrote:
> I am very greatful to all who answered - and let me summarize the information:
> Excluding DSS, the oldest Biblical texts we have are:
> 1. "Silver Amulet" with a short text from Numbers (priestly blessings),
> dated 700BC (in Paleo-Hebrew script).

It may be on shakey ground to call the amulet a biblical text
since we don't know if that version of the priestly benediction
originated with  Numbers, which could have post-dated the
talisman.  This is one of those "mini/maxi" thingies (g).



Min d'LA rokHEM l'maRAN yeSHUa meshyCHA niheYAH. maRAN aTHA

Jack Kilmon