Dead Sea Scrolls / 4Q525

Beatitudes

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Summary of 4Q525

Date: 50 B.C.E. - 25 B.C.E.

Description: The title given to this piece of wisdom poetry, consisting of fifty mostly small fragments palaeographically dated to the second half of the first century BCE, derives from the repeated use of ‘Blessed’, modeled on Psalm 1:1, and recalling the Beatitudes of the New Testament.

Vermes, Geza The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English, Penguin Books 2004


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