Tag: Isaiah

Isaiah 9:6 | BHS on 1QIsa-a

In Isaiah 9:6 the apparatus of BHS says that 1QIsa-a reads למ רבה, with a space between the mem and resh. I don’t think there is a space between the two letters. Without the high-resolution images we have access to today, one might not be able to see just how closely the tail of the mem…

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John Meade on Isaiah 40:7-8

John Meade has posted the first of a four part series discussing an important textual problem associated with Isaiah 40:7-8. He doesn’t communicate with the world via the Twitter bird, so I thought I would post a notice here and tweet for him. If you are interested in textual criticism, this series will be a…

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