Discoveries in the Judaean Desert: Volume XI. Qumran Cave 4: VI: Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 1

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This volume contains a collection of prayers, hymns, psalms, and liturgies from Cave 4 at Qumran. Among them, 4QShirot Olat HaShabbat ('Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice') was preserved also in a copy from Cave 11. The other compositions include 4QNon-Canonical Psalms, 4QBerakhot ('Blessings'), 4QApocryphal Psalm, and 4QPrayer for King Jonathan. This collection of texts greatly enhances our understanding of intertestamental poetry, adding a rich continuation to the biblical tradition of praise and worship of God in poetry. ...

Discoveries in the Judaean Desert: Volume XI. Qumran Cave 4: VI: Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 1 1998, Clarendon Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198263807

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