A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. e. 99

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Ff. 50.

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From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

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Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 57-60.

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MS. Heb. e. 99/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Gen. 21,11-23

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 7 x 5 3/8 in., 13 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/2

Contents

Fols. 2, 3
Gen. 23,1-8; 24,2-8

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in., 11 and 12 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/3

Contents

Fol. 4
Gen. 41,25-32
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; paper, 7 x 4 3/8 in. 12 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/4

Contents

Fols. 5, 6
Gen. 45,12-28; 48,18 - 49,11

with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char. (unskilfully written); paper, 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in., fols. 5v and 6 in two columns, 15 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/5

Contents

Fol. 7
Gen. 49,28-31

perhaps a writing exercise. Verso, scribbling only.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/8 x 5 in., 10 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/6

Contents

Fols. 8, 9
Exod. 4,9-17; 6,16-26

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 5/8 x 5 1/8 in., 11 lines; stained and obliterated.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/7

Contents

Fol. 10
Exod. 8,2-5.

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 7 x 4 3/4 in., 12 lines.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/8

Contents

Fol. 11
Exod. 38,10-20

with vowel points, accents and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; paper, 6 5/8 x 5 in., 13 lines, stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/9

Contents

Fol. 12
Lev. 16,24-29

with vowel points and raphe.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 in., 9 lines; injured.

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MS. Heb. e. 99/10

Contents

Fol. 13
Extracts: Lev. 1,1-3; 22,26-29 (in the margin is wrriten סוכות). Num. 1,1-2

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper (torn), 6 1/2 in. wide, stained.

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MS. Heb. e. 99/11

Contents

Fol. 14
Num. 15,24-38

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; paper, 5 1/2 x 5 in., 15 lines; injured and stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/12

Contents

Fol. 15
1 Kings 19,10-18
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 5/8 x 4 3/4 in., 13 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/13

Contents

Fol. 16
2 Kings 4,12-21
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 in., 12 lines; mostly illegible.

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MS. Heb. e. 99/14

Contents

Fols. 17, 18
Is. 20,4 to 22,3

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in., 13 lines; last page obliterated.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/15

Contents

Fol. 19
Jerem. 17,4-14

Haftarah to בחקותי.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in., 12 lines; injured and stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/16

Contents

Fol. 20
Exek. 34,16-27

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/4 x 4 7/8 in., 14 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/17

Contents

Fol. 21
Ps. 4,2 to 5,4

with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/8 x 4 3/4 in., 12 lines.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/18

Contents

Fol. 22
Ps. 40,13 to 41,7
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/4 x 5 in., 11 lines.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/19

Contents

Fol. 23
Ps. 135,11 to 136,23
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in., partly in 2 columns, 18 lines; injured and stained.

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MS. Heb. e. 99/20

Contents

Fol. 24
Ps. 140,7 to 142,3

with vowel points, accents and the lesser Masorah. The text is enclosed in a frame formed by double black lines.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Yemen squ. char.; paper, 6 x 5 5/8 in., 12 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/21

Contents

Fol. 25
Ps. 147,6 to 148,12

Scribbling on the margins.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 7 x 5 1/2 in., 14 lines; stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/22

Contents

Fol. 26
Prov. 1,11-27

with some vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in., 12 lines; injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/23

Contents

Fol. 27
Prov. 4,14-27

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper (torn), 5 1/4 in. wide.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/24

Contents

Fol. 28
Prov. 13,22 to 14,15
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in., 15 lines; mostly illegible.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/25

Contents

Fol. 29
Lam. 2,30 to 3,8

with some vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char. (unskilfully written), paper, 6 3/8 x 5 in., 11 lines; stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/26

Contents

Fol. 30
Esther 4,17 to 5,5

with some vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 6 5/8 x 5 3/8 in., 11 lines; injured and stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/27

Contents

Fol. 31
Targum Onqelos on Gen. 24,67 to 25,29

with some vowel points. The beg. of the parasha תולדות יצחק is indicated in the margin.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; vellum, 6 1/8 x 4 5/8 in., 24 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/28

Contents

Fols. 32, 33
Targum on haftaroth
Language(s): Aramaic
a.

fol. 32, Jud. 11,5-13 (for חקת)

b.

fol. 33, 1 Kings 19,11-19 (for פנחס)

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 6 5/8 x 5 1/4 in., 15 lines; much injured, and mostly illegible.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/29

Contents

Fol. 34
Saadia's Arabic version of Is. 36,21 to 37,12
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 6 5/8 x 4 7/8 in., 17 lines; much injured and stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/30

Contents

Fol. 35
Targum of Ezek. 1,4-11

with vowel points.

Language(s): Aramaic

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in., 15 lines; mostly illegible.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/31

Contents

Fol. 36
Targum of Ezek. 1,1-3

On the verso, verses 1 and 2 are repeated and there is some scribbling, including the words תרגום אפאטיר.

Language(s): Aramaic

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 6 5/8 x 4 3/4 in., 17 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/32

Contents

Fols. 37, 38
Saadia's Arabic version of Pss. 17,11 to 18,9 and 18,27-43

On fol. 38 a quire mark ג̇.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; paper, 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in., 16 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/33

Contents

Fol. 39
Saadia's Arabic version of Pss. 27,6-14 followed by the commentary

ending at פאנה הו אהל לדלך. וקולה.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in., 17 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/34

Contents

Fols. 40, 41
Commentary on Pss. 45,10-12; 46,7-10 in Arabic

On Psalm 45,11 it has וקאל בעץ̇ אלעלמא אנה קאל לכל ואחד מן (מנהם) בנות מלכים אסתמצי ואנט̇רי ומילי אדניך ואדכל בין שמעי והטי אזנך לפט̇ה וראי פקד וגב אן אן יכון שמעי ישיר בה אלי מעני בעינה גיר מעני והטי אזנך והו אנה אראד בה אקבלי שריעת אללה עלי נפסך.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/4 x 5 3/8 in., 25 lines; injured and stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/35

Contents

Fols. 42, 43
Arabic commentary on Pss. 55,19-23; 58,5-10.

On Psalm 55,20 it has וקו' ישמע אל ויענם ואדא כאן בתקדיר נדמה מלך שמרון או מלך שרון נדמה ליס הו גלט ולא סהו כמא קלת אנמא ילג̇י אלי הדה אלמצ̇איק אדא לם יוגד מנדוחה ען אלשי ידלהם מתל זמיר עריצים.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 7 x 4 3/4 in., 21 lines; stained.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/36

Contents

Fol. 44
Saadia's Arabic version of Pss. 60,8 to 62,1

incorrectly written.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in., 17 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/37

Contents

Fols. 45, 46
Beginning of the introduction to a commentary on Jeremiah or Daniel?

It begins on fol. 45v thus

... קאל מולף דלך מפר... אללה אסראיל אלואחד אל... [ב]קא אלדי לא יגוז ... פאנה תבארך ותעאלא ותסבח ... [א]לאג̇סאם דלילא עלי אנהא מחדתה כדאך ... [ו]אלזמאן (?) דלילא עלי אנה מבתדא. ומע ... מן דלך אלעקול קאל ענה פי כתבה כל אדם חזו [בו] אנוש יביט מרחוק. תרג̇מה דלך כֻל אלאדמיין נצ̇רו [=نظروا] ... ואלאנסאן ילתפת אלי אלבעיד. פאלנצ̇ר אלאול קאל אן ידכר ...

The beginnings and ends of the lines are missing and much is illegible. Fol. 46 is only a quarter of the leaf. Fol. 45r is blank except for the names of owners: [שייך] להלל ביר̇ עלי ז̇צ̇ל̇. [נע]תק לחלפון בר [אל]עזר בר יפת (?) כהן (?) ס̇ט̇

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper (torn), about 5 1/4 in. wide.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Owners: Hillel b. ʿAli, Ḥalfon b. Eleazar b. Japhet (?), kohen.

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

MS. Heb. e. 99/38

Contents

Fol. 47
Saadia's Arabic version of Dan. 11,7-13

as in No. 2486. Quire mark ה̈.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in., 12 lines; mostly illegible.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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MS. Heb. e. 99/39

Contents

Fols. 48, 49
Fragment of Midrash on פ' בהעלתך and פ' שלח (Num. 12 and 13)

divided into sections numbered מ̇ב̇ to מ̇ז̇, beg. ד̇א̇ להודיע כבודו של משה שאין מושיבין את הגדול מלפני הקטן לדבר עמו אבל מושבין את הקטון מלפני הגדול לדבר עמו. מ̇ב̇ ויחר אף יי בם וילך ולמה נסתלקה ה[שכינה (?) ש]לא יטמאן בפני השכינה. ד̇א̇ ש.. היה הענן עומד ויבקש משה רחמים שלא תצטרע אף אהרן היה ראוי לכך ...

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in., 16 lines; injured.

History

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MS. Heb. e. 99/40

Contents

Fol. 50
A writing exercise, consisting of biblical verses etc.

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in., 13 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, bought through J. Offord, Jan. 11, 1906.

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