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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All the men who entered into the New Covenant in the land of Damascus zadokits If he shall be caught again before. IHOH which is however very doubtful. But this hypothesis is still so undeveloped in its details, that it seems better to leave the subject in abeyance. And mighty men of valor stumbled by them from of old [and until this day].

It is a Sect equipped with additional sacred books of its own, a calendar of its own, and a set of laws of its own, bearing upon various commandments of the Scriptures.

And they cast off restraint with a high hand. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: 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.

So that they took counsel against the commandments of God. If its owner is not found they shall take charge of it.

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This is clear enough both from its tenets and practices, regulated after the injunctions of the Scriptures as understood by the Sect. And they shall give it into the hands of the Censor and the judges. The following chart notes which early commentators, both Jewish and Christian, held to the Angel view of the Genesis 6 affair, as I term it, and which held to other views which mostly consist of the Sethite view or misc.

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And hid His face from their land till they were consumed. And this is the usage of the many to prepare 1 all their zadolite.

No man shall make himself abominable 19 with any living creature or 40 Perhaps he is referring lo Lev. On the other hand, with the writer of zadokige Pseudepigraphathe exception is the rule. It must in any case be a Biblical personage. This would bring us to within a generation of Simon the Just, who flourished about B.

From Babylon to Timbuktu: For them who turned aside out of the way. And so they shall be seated and so they shall ask for everything 4. His holy Sabbaths and His glorious festivals, the testimony of His righteousness and fragmnts ways of His truth and the desires of His will which a man shall do [ and live by them 2.

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Wc must also remark that these denunciations of the Pharisees could hardly relate to the Greek times. And there shall not be unto them or unto their 13 families a share in the house of the Law. Job 27 18 suggests ‘2 C? See also the following note. Therefore the man shall impose it upon himself to return to.

But sufficient traces and traits seem to have been left of it in the accounts of the earlier sects to justify us in advancing an hypothesis towards its identity. This looks almost as an intentional alteration of the text. Naturally all this class of Pseudepigrapha is of supreme importance for the history of Christianity, which undoubtedly was the consummation of all sectarian endeavour preceding it, and must have absorbed all the hostile elements arrayed against official Judaism ; but for this very reason it cannot be considered as a factor in the development of Pharisaic Judaism.


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Perhaps IV’ is here as much as inn TP. Perhaps it is the word HOP which is urged deriving from it what is known in Rabbinic fargments as DEDin, that is the time added to a holy day before it actually begins. Who talked to Israel lying words. Nor shall fish be eaten unless they were split. All I could do was both in the Introduction and in the Notes to call the attention of the reader to the unfortunate condition of our text.

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Now, therefore, children, hearken unto me 1 and I will open your eyes to sec and to meditate over the deeds of God, and to choose what He desireth and despise what He hateth. And they separated not from the people and their sins. Fragments of this text from Zadokits include material not found in CD. Nebuchadnezzar, the King of Babylon He visited them].

And rejoiced in the strife of the people. They are not established. And they confided in God at the end of the treason of Israel and they polluted the Sanctuary and they came back unto God.

And the desires of His will [the which if a man do, he shall live by them] He opened before zarokite. And the sons of Zadok are the elect of Israel called by 3 the name, that are holding office in the end of the days.

We may, then, formulate our hypothesis that our text is constituted of fragments forming extracts from a Zadokite book, known to us chiefly from the writings of [the tenth-century Karaite] Kirkisani.