The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated For The First Time Into English
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated For The First Time Into English
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated For The First Time Into English
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated For The First Time Into English
ISBN: 0060600640
EAN13: 9780060600648
Language: English
Release Date: Oct 22, 2002
Pages: 672
Dimensions: 1.68" H x 9.25" L x 6.13" W
Weight: 2.55 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

This is the first English translation of the earliest Biblical documents ever found, featuring clear, concise commentary by three of the world's leading Dead Sea Scroll scholars. Up until the discovery of the Scrolls in the cave of Qumran, the oldest known Bible dated from the 11th century C.E.; the Dead Sea Scrolls Bible precedes that by more than 1,000 years.

The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible presents all 220 of the Dead Sea biblical scrolls, arranged to be read in canonical order. Commentary by the editors provides insight into the rich cultural and religious traditions behind the scrolls and the Bible itself. The Qumran manuscripts preserve parts of every book in the Hebrew Bible (except the Book of Esther). However, in a number of cases the wording differs from the canonical texts. There are also passages in the older texts that were assumed to be lost forever.

Martin Abegg, Jr. and Peter Flint are co-directors of the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. Abegg is co-translator of the highly acclaimed Dead Sea Scrolls: a New Translation.

Eugene Ulrich, a professor at Notre Dame University, is one of the chief editors of the Qumran Biblical texts. He recently received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his work on the Scrolls.

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   Book is False Advertisement
The authors of this book are lying, and the description of what you will receive when you purchase this is plain lies. They state there is the book of Jubilees and Enoch, all there is is is a brief summary of where the scrolls where found, which cave, and then tells you that the text will not be added since there are other printed manuscripts. Before you can even think about buying the book, you must have purchased it. The Web site claimed that the entire thing was translated from the Hebrew into English. It is an NIV translation of the Bible with a few Hebrew names. I already own an NIV and do not need another one. I really want it back. The reporter who promoted this book is an accurate reporter!
 
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   Not really a Bible. There are large sections missing ...
Not really a Bible. There are large sections of the book that are missing. However, I don't know what a serious Bible student could possibly get. Forward, I anticipated that those holes would be filled with readings from a Jewish perspective. For more information, please contact the Baylor College of Medicine's Division of Nephrology.
 
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   Sitting on my shelf
This book is not what I thought it would be. I had assumed it would be an English translation of all the texts found in the cave atm Quran, it is only an English translation of those texts that are already found in the MT.
 
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   For Bible lovers.
The research was painstaking, Raymond said. I'm delighted the book was so well referenced and thorough. The Dead Sea Scrolls are probably the one Jesus used and is interesting from that perspective.
 
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   I may be wrong, but...
I am only four or five chapters into it, but it is not a bible, but at least so far, it only reads as a good research paper on the similarities and differences of it to all the other accepted bibles that are in print.
 
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   Amazing that a person today can purchase an English translation ...
Now anyone can purchase an English translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls by the click of a button. Great for Bible study. Use it alongside your Masoretic and Samaritan texts and your Septuagint, and you will have four textual sources available. Very enlightening.
 
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   The Book of Enoch is in the ToC, but left out of the book intentionally
The book is titled The Book of Enoch. Further back, the section where the Book of Enoch is supposed to be found says it is intentionally left out.
 
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   False advertisement
Translation error: Not, left God's name out. It's written in Latin, but the lord's head is not translated.
 
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   False Advertisement
I had to return it. I bought this expecting to at least have a few books of the Dead Sea Scrolls. I got a NIV translation. There is one page describing the book of Enoch and where it was found. The actual book is not in there. I looked back to the beginning of the book, and it explains that it doesn't hold the Dead Sea Scrolls or Book of Enoch because these manuscripts can be found elsewhere, and so can the rest of this book. It's just stupid, Keanu Reeves said. Advertising: false advertisement. Don't buy it.
 
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   No book of Enoch
I'm disappointed the Bible didn't include the Book of Enoch. It specifically states they have that in the book, however when you go to that alleged chapter, they state they chose not to publish it. Other deceptive things they left out or didn't publish are listed in the book's description and the publisher's own books' description and table of contents. Disappointed.
 
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