A Qumran Composition of Sabbath Laws and Its Contribution to the Study of Early Halakah

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Abstract

This article presents a composite edition, with new reconstructions, notes, and translation, of a composition we title "Sabbath Laws" (4Q264a and 4Q421). Three of these Sabbath laws are treated at length in comparison to rabbinic halakah: carrying and playing musical instruments, reading a scroll, and leaving coals burning. Mutually beneficial, this comparison contributes to our understanding, and reconstruction, of the history of halakah.

Dead Sea Discoveries

A Journal of Current Research on the Scrolls and Related Literature

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