In some cases, this is due to the re-use of a scroll in antiquity-- when writing was superimposed over existing text a palimpsest or there are separate texts written on the two sides of a scroll recto and verso.
Other cases of "multiple compositions" with a single label manuscript number reflect modern errors and disagreements about classifying fragments. Occasionally, scholars mistakenly thought that different fragments came from the same manuscript and grouped them together. Sometimes the fragments are the same composition, e.
In such cases, the texts are given an extra letter to distinguish them, such as 4Q26, 4Q26a, 4Q26b, 4Q26c, which represent different copies of Leviticus that were placed together. The literary compositions among the Dead Sea Scrolls are conventionally categorized according to their content or genre.
Scholars differ in their opinions about specific categories and labels, and the terms used here are designed to help the user navigate this unique site rather than to contribute to the on-going and complicated scholarly debates.
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One text can have more than one label describing it. Every book is represented among the Dead Sea Scrolls, except the book of Esther. These are the oldest known copies of biblical works.
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Tefillin "phylacteries" and Mezuzot are ritual objects, small slips of parchment containing excerpts of biblical texts in keeping with Deut The texts are the same as those required by later rabbinic halakha that has been passed down to modern Jewish practice, but some contain additional biblical passages. Since the Qumran tefillin are the only examples we have from the Second Temple period, we cannot know whether their distinctive features reflect the traditions of a specific community or whether they represent a more widespread tradition.
Eight mezuzot were found in the Qumran caves, and one was discovered at Wadi Murabba'at.
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The biblical passages on the mezuzot often include the same texts that appear on doorposts of Jewish homes today. Non-biblical compositions refer to texts that are not considered part of the modern Hebrew Bible. In the middle of the story, Tata Ndu stands up and announces the vote. Jars are put down, everyone grabs their rock, and prepares to get their vote on. Father tries to tell him that "elections are good, and Christianity is good.
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Tata Ndu says they can use the same house for different things in Kilanga. Bee tee dubs, he's sick of Father treating the Congolese like children.
They've had over chiefs making decisions without white help, thank you very much. Even worse, Zophar implies that whatever wrong Job has done probably deserves greater punishment than what he has received. He wonders why God judges people by their actions if God can just as easily alter or forgive their behavior. God is unseen, and his ways are inscrutable and beyond human understanding. Moreover, humans cannot possibly persuade God with their words.
God cannot be deceived, and Job admits that he does not even understand himself well enough to effectively plead his case to God. Job wishes for someone who can mediate between himself and God, or for God to send him to Sheol, the deep place of the dead. They think his questions are crafty and lack an appropriate fear of God, and they use many analogies and metaphors to stress their ongoing point that nothing good comes of wickedness.
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Job sustains his confidence in spite of these criticisms, responding that even if he has done evil, it is his own personal problem. After a while, the upbraiding proves too much for Job, and he grows sarcastic, impatient, and afraid. He laments the injustice that God lets wicked people prosper while he and countless other innocent people suffer.
Job wants to confront God and complain, but he cannot physically find God to do it.
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