DISCOVERIES IN THE JUDAEAN DESERT: XI

VI

POETICAL AND LITURGICAL TEXTS, PART 1

BY

ESTHER ESHEL, HANAN ESHEL,
CAROL NEWSOM, BILHAH NITZAN,
EILEEN SCHULLER and ADA YARDENI


IN CONSULTATION WITH


JAMES VANDERKAM
and
MONICA BRADY



CLARENDON PRESS: OXFORD

1997


CONTENTS

TABLE OF PLATES

FOREWORD

A. BERAKHOT by B. Nitzan
286.-290. 4QBerakhot a-e: Introduction
286. 4QBerakhot a (Pls. I-IV)
287. 4QBerakhot b (Pls. V-VI)
288. 4QBerakhot c (Pl. VII)
289. 4QBerakhot d (Pl. VII)
290. 4QBerakhot e (Pl. VII)

B. NON-CANONICAL PSALMS by E. Shuller
380. 4QNon-Canonical Psalms A (Pl. VIII)
381. 4QNon-Canonical Psalms B (Pls. IX-XV)

C. SHIROT 'OLAT HASHABBAT by C. Newsom
400. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat a (Pl. XVI)
401. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat b (Pls. XVII-XVIII)
402. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat c (Pl. XVIII)
1k. MasShirot 'Olat HaShabbat (Pl. XIX)
403. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat d (Pl. XX)
404. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat e (Pl. XXI)
405. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat f (Pl. XXI-XXX)
406. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat g (Pl. XXXI)
407. 4QShirot 'Olat HaShabbat h (Pl. XXXI)

D. APOCRYPHAL PSALM AND PRAYER
by E. Eshel, H. Eshel and A. Yardeni
448. 4QApocryphal Psalm and Prayer (Pl. XXXII)

CONCORDANCES by S. Pfann

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