A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. b. 4

Physical Description

Ff. 44.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (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. 2611.

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MS. Heb. b. 4/1

Contents

Genesis with Targum

xl. 8 (ספרו) to xlix. 20, without vowel points. Targum after each verse.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 2 coll., large fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/2

Contents

Genesis with Targum

Text with vowel points and accents. Targum after each verse.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 13) xxxvii. 15 (והנה) to xxxviii. 29 (אחוהי)

b.

(fol. 15) xli. 2 (מן היאר) to 46 (בכל ארעא)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/3

Contents

Fol. 17
Genesis with Targum

xl. 13 (ימים) to xli. 2 (עלת), with both Masorahs, and with superlinear vowel points for text and Targum. Targum after each verse.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/4

Contents

Genesis with Targum

With vowel points and accents, and both Masorahs. Targum after each verse.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 18) xxxii. 13 (כחליה) to 30 (יעקב ויאמר)

b.

(fol. 19) xxxiv. 9 (תתנו) to 25 (והווא ביומא)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/5

Contents

Fol. 20
Genesis

xlv. 24 (בדרך) to xlvii. 17 (ויביאו את), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/6

Contents

Fol. 21
Exodus

vii. 3 (בארץ מצרים) to viii. 25 (ויאמר), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/7

Contents

Fol. 23
Deuteronomy

xiv. 29 (אלהיך) to xvi. 16 (כל), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/8

Contents

Biblical fragments

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 24) Judges xx. 30 (ישראל) to 48 (ואיש)

b.

(fol. 25) 1 Samuel i. 13 (על לבה) to ii. 8 (וכסא)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/9

Contents

1 Samuel

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 26) xiii. 6 (ויתחבאו) to xiv. 9 (הגיענו)

b.

(fol. 27) xv. 8 (עמלק) to 35 (נחם כי)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/10

Contents

1 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 28) ii. 27 (מהיות) to iii. 6 (כאשר)

b.

(fol. 29) v. 22 (אני) to vi. 19 (הבית)

Physical Description

Syr. char.; 3 coll., large fol., vellum; beg. and end obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/11

Contents

1 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 30) xix. 7 (כי) to xx. 8 (תשמע)

b.

(fol. 31) xxi. 5 (אכל) to 27 (כשמע)

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum; beg. and end obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/12

Contents

Ezekiel with Targum

text and Targum after each verse.

With superlinear punctuation.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 32) Ezekiel xiii. 20 (הא אנא) to xiv end

b.

(fol. 33) Ezekiel xviii. 20 (sec. לא ישא) to xix end (שלטונין)

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; small fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/13

Contents

Fol. 34
Ezekiel

xlv. 22 (כל) to xlvii. 5 (מי), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., large fol., vellum, stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/14

Contents

Psalms

With superlinear punctuation, accents, and some of the Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 35) xxxiii. 16 to xxxv. 4 (נפשי)

b.

(fol. 36) xl. 4 (יראו) to xli. 7 (לראות)

Physical Description

Yemen squ. char.; small fol., vellum, written in hemistichs, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/15

Contents

Fol. 36a
Psalms

cxix. (MS. cxviii) 161 to cxxviii. (MS. cxxvii) 3 (זיתים), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; large fol., vellum, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/16

Contents

Biblical fragments

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 37) Canticles v. 10 (צח) to viii. 14 (על)

b.

(fol. 38) Ecclesiastes iv. 8 (את נפשי) to vi. 12 (יודע)

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., large fol., vellum, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/17

Contents

Fol. 39
Daniel xi. 26 (חללים) to Ezra i. 9 (שלשים)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., large 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/18

Contents

Fol. 41
Ezra

ix. 15 (הננו) to x. 13 (בדבר), with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 4/19

Contents

Chronicles

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 42) I. iv. 32 (ותכן) to v. 40 (16 the words בבשן to שרון torn off)

b.

(fol. 43) I. viii. 16 (ומשלם) to ix. 38

c.

(fol. 44) II. xi. 7 (עדלם) to xiii 8 (אמרים)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

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