Dead Sea Scrolls Bible - Sample Verses

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Isaiah 55:1-3

1 Ho, everyone who is thirsty, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy1198 wine and milk without money and at no cost. 2 Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy?1199 Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food. 3 Incline your ear, and come to me; and1200 listen, so that you may live; and I will make1201 with you an everlasting covenant, my faithful, sure love for David.

1198. I Qlsaa (with scribe skipping from the first come, buy to the second come, buy, resulting in the omission of the words in between). come, buy and eat! Come, buy 4QIsac MT LXX (with some variations).
1199. Literally, is not satisfaction 1Q1saa. Literally, is not for satisfaction MT LXX.
1200. lQIsaa. Not in MT LXX.
1201. 1QIsaa. let me make 1Q1sab 4QIsac MT (cohortative).


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