Category Archives: Habakkuk

Translating the Bible: Dealing with the Tiqqune Sopherim

In their book, People of the Covenant, Flanders, Crapps, and Smith describe the work of the scribes who preserved the text of the Hebrew Bible. They wrote, “The Jewish scholars who copied and safeguarded the manuscripts were called Sopherim (“men … Continue reading

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