NOTES ON “FRAGMENTS OF A ZADOKITE. WORK”. THE text of this remarkable document which Prof. Schechter has published in the first volume of his. The Damascus Document, also called the Cairo Damascus document (CD) or Damascus Rule, The fragments found by Solomon Schechter were originally called the Zadokite Fragments, but after the work was found at Qumran, the name . Section of Zadokite Fragment (T-S 10K6) on Sabbath laws (KB) he was able to offer, in his introduction to Fragments of a Zadokite Work (pp. xxv-xxvi).
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Text B 1 See Heb. Pages 13 — 16 are mutilated at the bottom of each page, so that it is impossible to determine with any accuracy how many lines wprk may have had, but it was assumed in the notes that they contained 23 lines as the preceding four pages.
Eduardus Vilrnar, Gothae, mdccclxv. See also Epiphanius, zarokite. H Charles in R. The diction is very awkward, and there may be some words missing. In this manner the Sect organized itself in various cities p. The Ruler to be a Priest or a Levite. Blank And every instrument, nail, or peg in the wall. It is, however, not impossible that all such expressions pointing to a later date are mere substitutions by the later scribe for the original terms. None shall judge on matters of property, and gain 6.
For God chose them not from the beginning of the world, And ere they were formed He knew. Retrieved from ” https: From Babylon to Timbuktu: And every one who joins his congregation, he shall reckon him according to his works, his understanding, his might, his strength, and worrk wealth. None shall stretch out his hand to shed the blood of any man from among the gentiles for the sake of wealth and gain IO 8, text and notes.
Blank And whosoever in all Israel shall enter into the covenant by a statute forever, together with their children who zadokute not of an age.
The annals of Jewish history contain no record of a Sect agreeing in all points with the one depicted in the zsdokite pages.
Nephilim in Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments of a Zadokite Work aka Damascus Document
If symbolic, it is probably taking up the Biblical language found in Amos 5: After the second DIpD some word is missing.
And plenteousness of forgivenesses. As to being cleansed in water. Thus, fragmemts testimony of several early accounts of the Dosithean sect connects in some way or another the Dosithean schism with that of the Sadducees, or puts it at least chronologically very close to the latter.
If he will be caught again before another, his sentence shall be finished But Belial raised Jochanneh and his brother. If its owner is not found they shall take charge of it. Now therefore, children, hearken unto me, and I will open your eyes to see, and to understand the works zxdokite God. For because of their treason that 4 they forsook Him, He hid His face 6 from Israel and from His sanctuary and delivered them unto the sword 0.
Fear and the net and the snare are upon thee, O inhabitant of the land 15 Its explanation is 10 1: But at last, as it would seem, this scion from Aaron and Israel overcame all difficulties, and frafments recognized as the Teacher of Righteousness whose mission is to make Israel walk in the ways of God p. All the men who entered into the New Covenant in the land of Damascus. The faithful shall confess their sins and be forgiven and blessed.
And every pool in a rock in which there is not. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. The Hagada as well as the Halacha represent apparently the constitution and the teachings of a Sect long ago extinct, but in which we may perhaps easily detect the parent of later schisms with which history dealt more leniently.
FRAGMENTS OF A ZADOKITE WORK
No man shall profane 36 the Sabbath for 16 the sake of wealth and gain. And He raised them up a Teacher of righteousness. Before PlJlbiO, sign of one or two letters cancelled by the scribe. And they chose Text B that sigh and cry 12but they that remain will 13 be delivered to the sword that avengeth the vengeance of the covenant From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And to observe the Sabbath according to its true meaning and the feasts. Kiddushin 17 2 p. Go up and possess the land, but they hardened their spirit:.
And he that despises them shall not live. Offences com- mitted by members of the Sect are reported to him, and penitents are apparently to apply to him for readmission p.
But as for all them that reject, when God will bring a visitation upon the land, they shall be requited with the recompense of the wicked.
And made them go astray in the wilderness where there was no way.
And their kings] were cut off by it. They take unto them a wife 16 the daughter of their brother and the possible that the author was thinking of Ezek. Priests, Levites, Israelites and Proselytes p. We have here as well as below, p.
II Chullin 18 3 p. Such an office, entirely unknown to Judaism, could have been only borrowed from the Romans.
In other parts of the MS.