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Re-Reading 4QPesher Isaiah A (4Q161). Forty Years After DJD V

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Pesher Isaiah A (4Q161) is the most often cited of the pesharim on Isaiah. This chapter presents some insights that have emerged from the authors' study of this text in preparing the revised DJD V edition. It is intended as a snapshot of the authors' larger understanding of the text and its relationship to other literature in the scrolls corpus and early Jewish exegetical and eschatological literature. The discussion highlights 1) attempts to provide a better reading of the text at places; 2) elements of exegetical technique in 4Q161; and 3) issues raised by Horgan and Bernstein on the reconstruction of the lemmata. The chapter then turns to two specific examples where the text of 4Q161 can inform other texts in the Qumran corpus and be informed by them - both examples focus on exegetical technique and the relationship between 4Q161 and the war texts.

Keywords: pesher Isaiah A (4Q161); Qumran corpus

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