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Lewis-Gibson : Bible


<p style='text-align: justify;'>Psalms 8:1-9:21. The text is written in an accomplished semi-cursive hand, and is unvocalised and uncantillated. Nonetheless, the orthography closely follows the MT. Unusually, the tetragrammaton is written out in full. The fragment contains a number of lapsus calami; the most prominent occurs at 9:14-15 in which six words have been omitted by parablepsis. The final two lines of Psalm 9 have been written transversely in the right hand vertical margin. This, and the fact that Psalm 8 begins at the very top of the recto, may suggest that the leaf was only ever intended to contain these two Psalms.</p>

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