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Masoretic Text vs. Original Hebrew

Masoretic Text vs. Original Hebrew ~ From the blog The Orthodox Life "Historical research reveals five significant ways in which the Masoretic Text is different from the original Old Testament"

Masoretic Text vs. Original Hebrew

I used to believe the Masoretic Text was a perfect copy of the original Old Testament. I used to believe that the Masoretic Text was how God divinely preserved the Hebrew Scriptures throughout the...


Masoretic Text vs. Original Hebrew

Psalm145_DSS: When we examine Psalm 145 from the Dead Sea Scrolls, we find between the verse beginning with the מ (mem-top) and the verse beginning with the ס (samech-bottom), the verse beginning with the letter נ (nun-center). This verse, missing from the Aleppo Codex, and missing from all modern Hebrew Bibles that are copied from this codex, but found in the Dead Sea Scrolls, says נאמן אלוהים בדבריו וחסיד בכול מעשיו (The Lord is faithful in His words and holy in all His works). Masoretic Text-- is the authoritative Hebrew and Aramaic text of the Tanakh for Rabbinic Judaism. However, contemporary scholars seeking to understand the history of the Hebrew Bible’s text use a range of other sources.[2] These include Greek and Syriac translations, quotations from rabbinic manuscripts, the Samaritan Pentateuch and others such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. Many of these are older than the Masoretic text and often contradict it


Biblical Chronogenealogies... For Shadow of the Mountain, I used the less favorable Masoretic text for the story chronology.

Vintage The Holy Scriptures-A JEWISH BIBLE According To The Masoretic Text