Digital Dead Sea Scrolls Online

Posted By on September 26, 2011

Pretty cool – high resolution images of several of the most important scrolls are now online for free viewing / reading as part of the The Digital Dead Seas Scrolls project.

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  1. Patrick says:

    When I figured out the English translator, it says, “Massoretic version”.

    Are they harmoninzing it with the MT?

    I was wanting to see if the Qumran scrolls disagreed with the MT specifically on some Isaiah stuff where some Targums render “My Servant”( chapter 52,53,etc) as “My Servant, The Messiah” .

    Does the text of any Qumran scroll add Messiah or was that just a Targum expansion? They did that tons I realize in Targums.

    • MSH says:

      Most of the DSS align to a high degree with MT (those are therefore called “proto-MT” texts — recall that MT was born ca. 100 AD). I don’t have time to look up the other right now.

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