There are a total of eight known manuscript fragments from Daniel so far in the Dead Sea Scrolls, including fragments from every chapter except Daniel 12. So what we have here is in fact not a road map of the future laid down in the sixth century B. but an interpretation of the events of the author’s own time, 167-164 B.
Besides, a passage from Daniel 12 is quoted by an author in one of the Dead Sea Scrolls. C…” [Towner, Daniel, Interpeter’s Bible, John Knox:1984, p.
This book of Psalms is one of the best preserved biblical scrolls, containing 48 psalms, including 7 that are not found in the standard Masoretic version of the Bible.
The Aramaic Apocryphon of Daniel describes either a messianic figure or a boastful ruler that will arise as “Son of God” or “Son of the Most High”, like the apocalyptic redeemer in the biblical book of Daniel.
This fragment preserves a blessing to be recited by the leader of the surviving community upon their victory in the final battle, at the end of time: “God Most High will bless you and shine his face upon you, and he will open for you his rich storehouse in the heavens.” God and his holy angels will bestow abundance and fertility upon the holy congregation, and protect them from plagues and wild animals. Yadin 44 70 years after the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, a charismatic leader known as Shimon Bar Kokhba arose to lead a band of rebels intent on regaining Jewish autonomy.
Documents from the Bar Kokhba caves are evidence of this tumultuous revolt in .
And he wrote 3,600 psalms.” Psalm 133, shown here, praises peace and togetherness.
This copy of the book of Leviticus is written in the ancient Hebrew script used in First Temple times.