Hebrew in the Second Temple Period: The Hebrew of the Dead by Steven Fassberg

By Steven Fassberg

The Hebrew of the lifeless Sea Scrolls and the booklet of Ben Sira might be adequately understood in basic terms within the gentle of all modern moment Temple interval resources. With this in brain, 20 specialists from Israel, Europe, and the USA convened in Jerusalem in December 2008. those lawsuits of the 12th Orion Symposium and 5th overseas Symposium at the Hebrew of the useless Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira learn the Hebrew of the second one Temple interval as mirrored essentially within the useless Sea Scrolls, the e-book of Ben Sira, overdue Biblical Hebrew, and Mishnaic Hebrew. extra contemporaneous sources—inscriptions, Greek and Latin transcriptions, and the Samaritan oral and analyzing traditions of the Pentateuch—are additionally famous.

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38 Noteworthy in 31e are uses of the verb ‫ תקמיעהו‬and the noun ‫נגשה‬.  Ben Sira 31:31e This verbal form is derived from the root ‫ קמ"ע‬in the Hiphʿil. ”39 The verb ‫ תקמיעהו‬is an innovation with respect to Biblical Hebrew, where the root ‫ קמ"ע‬is unattested. Instead we have the BH verbs ‫ללחוץ‬, ‫לדכא‬, ‫להעיק‬, ‫לנגוש‬, and ‫לענות‬, all with a similar sense. 41 There does not seem to be any solid proof that the root ‫ קמ"ע‬is native to Aramaic. In that language it is found chiefly in later Eastern Aramaic,42 as the noun ‫קמיע‬.

Pesaḥim 3:4) whereas the Tosefta replaces ‫ עורכת‬by ‫מקטפת‬: ‫ אחת לשה ואחת מקטפת ואחת אופה‬,‫שלוש נשים עסיקות בבצק‬ (t. N. Epstein, ‫[ מבוא לנוסח המשנה‬Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 1948], 1).  ‫כלתה‬ 26 moshe bar-asher 14. In my view, the innovation in recension A of the Damascus Document, with regard to the two cases that we are investigating, lies in the fact that this recension cites the two textual variants found by the copyist one next to the other, in both the first case and the second.

He shows there (233–35) that the form current at Qumran was ‫ישוע‬, and that ‫יושוע‬ (referred to by him as the “Galilean spelling”) postdates it. The latter is found in Amoraic literature in t. Pe’ah 3:5, and here in the Damascus Document. 24 moshe bar-asher forms, given to them by commentators or darshanim or people who altered them intentionally and unintentionally. The following are two known examples. a. ” However, as a result of an alternative reading and punctuation of the verse, the idiom ‫קול קורא‬ ‫“ במדבר‬a voice calling in the wilderness,” which expresses calling out in vain, as one calls out in the wilderness without anyone listening or hearing, was born in later generations.

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