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MS. Heb. b. 5

Physical Description

Ff. 41.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (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. 2607.

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MS. Heb. b. 5/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Genesis xxiii. 10 (לאמר) to xxxvi. 14 (צפו)

with vowel points and accents, and the two Masorahs, including many rules concerning Ben Asher and Ben Naphthali. At the end of the Sidras (פרשה) are mnemonical words for the number of verses contained in them, like No. 10.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/2

Contents

Fol. 7
Genesis xxxvi. 43 (אבי) to xxxviii. 20 (העזים)

with vowel points and accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/3

Contents

Fol. 8
Leviticus vi. 20 (תכבס) to viii. 8 (ויתן אל)

with vowel points and accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/4

Contents

Fol. 9
Leviticus xiii. 22 (וטמא) to 54 (הנגע)

with vowel points and accents, and the two Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/5

Contents

Biblical fragments

With vowel points and accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 10) Leviticus xviii. 10 (ערותן) to xix. 29 (תזנה)

b.

(fol. 11) Leviticus xxii. 22 (או יבלת) to xxiii. 30 (היום הזה)

c.

(fol. 12) Numbers iii. 50 to iv. 37 (מועד)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/6

Contents

Fol. 13
1 Samuel xv. 6 (עמלק) to xvi. 12 (ראי)

with vowel points and accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/7

Contents

Biblical fragments

With vowel points and accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 15) end of 2 Samuel (ותעצר) to 1 Kings i. 35 (ימלך)

b.

(fol. 16) 1 Kings vi. 4 to vii. 7 (ישפט)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/8

Contents

1 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 17) 1 Kings vii. 19 to 35 (ובראש)

b.

(fol. 18) 1 Kings viii. 19 (הבית) to 34 (אשר)

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., large fol., vellum, much obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/9

Contents

Fol. 19
1 Kings xii. 28 to xiii. 18 (אלי)

with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/10

Contents

1 and 2 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 20) 1 Kings xxi. 11 (second אשר) to xxii. 27 (ומים)

b.

(fol. 21) 2 Kings vi. 8 (ויועץ) to vii. 13 (מן)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char., 3 coll., broad fol., vellum, slightly injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/11

Contents

Fol. 22
Isaiah xlv. 11 (ישראל) to xlvii. 6 (עמי)

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Graeco-Germ. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/12

Contents

Fol. 23
Isaiah lix. 3 to lxii. 9 (את יהוה)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum, stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/13

Contents

Fol. 25
Isaiah lxvi. 3 (כלב) to Jeremiah ii. 24 (נפשו)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

At end of Isaiah י̇ת̇ק̇ק̇, א̇ר̇צ̇ה̇ (number of verses), and לאליהו (?) ב̇ר̇ חמא (?) ס̇ט̇ בר̇ משלם נ̇ע̇ בר̇ עלי נ̇ע̇ יזכה ללמוד....

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/14

Contents

Fol. 27
Jeremiah xviii. 23 (מלפניך) to xix. 13

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Large Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/15

Contents

Fol. 28
Jeremiah xxxiv. 5 (אשר) to 22 (ולכדוה)

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 from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/16

Contents

Nahum, Haggai

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 29) Nahum i. 1 (האלקושי) to iii. 9 (עצמה)

b.

(fol. 30) Haggai i. 4 (הזה) to ii. 15 (ועתה)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/17

Contents

Psalms

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 31) xxxviii. 21, xxxix (MS. xxxviii, by a late hand), xl (MS. xxxix) to 10 (רב)

b.

(fol. 32) end of lxxii to end of lxxiii

c.

(fol. 33) lxxxv. 11 to lxxxviii. 1 (קרח)

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/18

Contents

Fol. 34
Proverbs xix. 18 to xxvi. 15

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, written in hemistichs.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 5/19

Contents

Biblical fragments
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 40) 2 Chronicles xxix. 36 to xxxi. 12 (הלוי), without vowel points

b.

(fol. 41) Daniel iii. 27 (לא עדת) to v. 5 beginning, with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah (by a later hand)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 3 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from S. Wertheimer, 1893 (from the Genizah).

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