Covenantal view; and 3) the Translation/Change at Death view. Continue reading “Kurt Simmons: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Preterism (2013)”
Habakkuk 1:6 “For, behold, I raise up the Kasdim, that bitter and hasty nation, that march through the breadth of the eretz, to possess dwelling places that are not theirs.” Comment: “Its interpretation concerns the Kittim”
I do not think that there can be any doubt about the identification of 7Q5 Continue reading ““7Q5 = Mark 6:52-53””
The First Complete Translation And Interpretation of 50 Key Documents Withheld For Over 35 Years
One popular conspiracy theory held that the Catholic scholars who did the initial analysis of the scrolls kept their conclusion secret because it challenged the Christian faith. Mr Vermes, who was close to that research effort, finds good reason to criticise it for slowness and carelessness—but no ground to assert a conspiracy.
From the day of the gathering in of the Teacher of the Community until the end of all the men of war who deserted to the Liar, there shall pass about forty years.
Its pesher refers to all wickedness at the end of 40 years (Heb:Mem = 40). They will be finished and no wicked man will be found on the earth.
Their weapons of evil engulf the land like a tidal wave upon the shore. Like a wave of destruction devouring a multitude of men.
You have rebuked [the swamp beast,] that herd of bulls, the Gentile heifers; he tramples on bars of silver Continue reading “Dead Sea Scrolls: 1Q16 (Pesher Psalms)”
This was fantastic news from a scholarly point of view, for the text of Daniel has long been considered suspect by many scholars on various grounds Continue reading “Dead Sea Scrolls 1Q71-72 ; 6Q7 ; 4Q243 (The Book of Daniel)”