A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. b. 2

Physical Description

Ff. 26.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, vol. ii, by Adolf Neubauer and Arthur Ernest Cowley, Oxford 1906, No. 2606.

Availability

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MS. Heb. b. 2/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Genesis vi. 17 (אשר בארץ) to x. 27 (הדורם)

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/2

Contents

Fol. 3
Genesis x. 22 to xvii. 9 (אחריך)

without vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/3

Contents

Fol. 5
Numbers xxvii. 14 (העדה) to xxix. 14 (עשרנים)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/4

Contents

Fol. 7
Deuteronomy xiv. 26 (בכל) to xv. 15 (על)

with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/5

Contents

Fol. 8
Deuteronomy xvi. 16 (פני יהוה ריקם) to xx. 20 (כי)

with vowel points, accents, and קרי.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/6

Contents

Haftaroth

With vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 10, וישב)
Amos ii. 10 (שנה) to iii. 8
b. (fol. 10, ויהי מקץ)
1 Kings iii. 15 to 28 (שפט המלך)
c. fol. 11, משפטים)
Jeremiah xxxiv. 12 to xxxv. end

Physical Description

Large Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/7

Contents

Haftaroth with Targum

for the triennial rite (see Jewish Quarterly Review, vi. p. 39):

Each is followed by the Targum, with vowel points and accents for the text, some vowel points for the Targum.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a. (fol. 12)
Isaiah lii. 7 Targum דציון to 10 [סדר ויוסף הורד]

beg. missing

b. (fol. 12)
Isaiah xxix. 8 to 14, 18, 19

headed ס ויהי מקץ בישעיה

c. (fol. 12b)
Isaiah xi. 1 to 11 ומכוש

headed ס הנמצא כזה בישעיה, end missing

d. (fol. 13)
Haggai ii. 7 to 15, 23

beg. missing

e. (fol. 13)
Isaiah xxi. 11 to end, xxii. 1 to 4, xxiv. 15

headed ס בחצי הלילה בישעיה

f. fol. 13b
Isaiah xlvi. 3 to 6 (ויעשהו)

headed ס קדש לי בישעיה, end missing

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/8

Contents

Haftaroth

With vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 14 ,שמיני)
2 Samuel vi. 8 (פרץ בעזא) to 19

beg. missing

b. (fol. 14)
2 Kings iv. 42 to v. 19

headed אשה כי תזריע

c. (fol. 15)
2 Kings vii. 3 to end of the chapter

headed זאת תהיה

d. (fol. 15b)
Amos ix. 6 to 8 (מעל)

headed אחרי מות, incomplete

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., vellum, fol. 15 injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/9

Contents

Fol. 16
Joshua xxiv. 6 (וירדפו) to Judges i. 12 (ולכדה), followed by Judges ix. 1 to 46 (וישמעו)

with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Kar. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/10

Contents

Fol. 18
Judges xvi. 22 (ראשו) to xviii. 3 (בזה ומה)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/11

Contents

Fol. 19
Isaiah xxiv. 21 (יפקד) to xxx. 11 (סורו)

only a few lines with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 large coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/12

Contents

Fol. 21
Jeremiah xxxi. 37 (אני) to xxxii. 32 (על כל)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/13

Contents

Fol. 22
Ezekiel x. 9 (third אצל) to xiv. 1 (ויבא)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/14

Contents

Fol. 24
Job; Proverbs

Job xlii. 7 to end, followed (fol. 24b) by Proverbs i. 1 to iv. 5 (תשכח), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum. Proverbs continuously with blanks between the half-verses.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 2/15

Contents

Fol. 26
Ezra viii. 1 (אבתיהם) to 31 (ויד)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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