Cairo Genizah : Rabbinics; midraš; chronicle

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>The first folio deals with metaphorical interpretations of the theme of the ‘wife’ in the Bible. A good woman is the good inclination, whereas an evil woman is the evil inclination. Considers the story of Koraḥ as a metaphor for wisdom, and writes that the meaning is the same as that of the Song of Songs. Quotes Deuteronomy 13:5; 24:5; Malachi 2:14; Psalms 2:14; Ecclesiastes 9:9. The second folio is a chronicle of ages of biblical characters including Abraham, Shem and Eber.</p>




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