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MS. Heb. b. 8

Contents

Biblical fragments

Physical Description

Ff. 53.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (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. 2816.

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MS. Heb. b. 8/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Joshua

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.
Joshua viii. 12 (ארב) to viii. 29 (הערב)
b. (fol. 2)
Joshua xi. 16 (ושפלתה) to xii. 8
c. (fol. 3)
Joshua xix. 51 (את הארץ) to xxi. 5 (הנותרים)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/2

Contents

Fol. 4
Judges iii. 15 (הימיני) to iv. 21 (ותתקע את)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/3

Contents

Fol. 5
Judges xviii. 31 to xix. 25 (החוץ)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/4

Contents

Fol. 6
1 Samuel i. 12 (להתפלל) to ii. 21

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/5

Contents

Fol. 7
1 Samuel xxix. 2 (ודוד) to xxx. 13 (מצרי)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/6

Contents

Fol. 8
2 Samuel iii. 27 (עשהאל) to v. 5 (ישראל)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/7

Contents

Fol. 9
2 Samuel xvi. 5 (ממשפחת) to xvi. 21 (בוא אל)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/8

Contents

2 Samuel; 1 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 10)
2 Samuel xx. 1 (בדוד) to xxii. 7 (קולי)
b. (fol. 12)
1 Kings vii. 44 (שנים) to viii. 18 (אבי)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/9

Contents

Fol. 13
1 Kings viii. 39 (את לבבו) to viii. 65 (ההוא)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/10

Contents

Fol. 14
1 Kings xiii. 30 (אחי) to xiv. 17 (ותקם)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/11

Contents

Fol. 15
1 Kings xiv. 1 to xiv. 15 (לאבותיהם)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/12

Contents

Fol. 16
1 Kings xvii. 13 to xviii. 13 (את נביאי יהוה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/13

Contents

Fol. 17
1 Kings xvii. 19 (הוא) to xviii. 13 (לאדני את)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/14

Contents

Fol. 18
2 Kings viii. 4 (אלישע) to ix. 15 (חזאל)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/15

Contents

2 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Some scribbling on the margins.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 19)
2 Kings xiii. 12 (על ספר) to xiv. 10 (ושב)
b. (fol. 20)
2 Kings xv. 29 (את עיון) to xvi. 14 (פני)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/16

Contents

Isaiah

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 21)
Isaiah ii. 7 to iv. 2 (הארץ)
b. (fol. 22)
Isaiah vii. 21 (יחיה) to ix. 6 (להכין)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/17

Contents

Fol. 23
Isaiah xl. 13 (יודיענו) to xliii. 19 (דרך)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/18

Contents

Fol. 25
Jeremiah xxxviii. 26 (אליהם) to xl. 5 (ארחה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/19

Contents

Fol.26
Ezekiel xxix. 16 (עון) to xxxi. 4 (שלחה אל)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/20

Contents

Fol. 27
Micah v. 3 (עתה) to vii. 4 (עתה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/21

Contents

Fol. 28
Zechariah ii. 10 (כי כארבע) to v. 4 (וכלתו)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/22

Contents

Fol. 29
Psalms lxxxvi. 3 to lxxxix. 15 (ומשפט)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/23

Contents

Psalms

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 30)
Psalms cxix. 128 to cxix. 160
b. (fol. 31)
Psalms cxxviii (MS. cxxvii) 3 (סביב) to cxxxii (MS. cxxxi) 16

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/24

Contents

Psalms

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 32)
Psalms cxxx. 1 to cxxxv. 20
b. (fol. 33)
Psalms cxliii. 1 (יהוה) to cxlvi. 7

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; fol., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/25

Contents

Fol. 34
Psalms cxli. 8 (יהוה) to cxlix. 9

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; fol., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/26

Contents

Fol. 36
Job xix. 18 (אקומה) to xx. 21

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/27

Contents

Fol. 37
Job xxxviii. 35 to xl. 30 (חברים)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/28

Contents

Ecclesiastes

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 38)
Ecclesiastes iii. 2 (עת לטעת) to iv. 11
b. (fol. 39)
Ecclesiastes xi. 7 (לעינים) to the end of the book, followed by Canticles i. 1 to i. 15 (first word)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/29

Contents

Fol. 40
Esther v. 7 (ובקשתי) to vi. 12

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/30

Contents

Fol. 41
Daniel vi. 10 to viii. 8 (ארבע)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/31

Contents

Daniel; Ezra

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 43)
Daniel vii. 10 (ורבו) to viii. 13 (שמם)
b. (fol. 44)
Ezra ii. 4 (מאות) to iii. 1 (בערים)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/32

Contents

Fol. 45
Nehemiah ix. 24 (הארץ ותכנע) to x. 40 (הלשכות)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/33

Contents

Fol. 46
1 Chronicles ix. 12 (מלכיה) to ix. 32 (הקהתי)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/34

Contents

Fol. 47
1 Chronicles xi. 46 to xii. 24 (אלפים)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/35

Contents

2 Chronicles

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Some scribbling on the margins of fol. 48.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 48)
2 Chronicles viii. 4 (במדבר) to ix. 19 (המעלות)
b. (fol. 49)
2 Chronicles xiii. 8 (להתחזק) to xv. 8 (הערים אשר)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/36

Contents

Fol. 50
2 Chronicles xxvi. 4 (אמציהו) to xxix. 5 (עתה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/37

Contents

Masorah
Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
a. (fol. 52)
A colophon

beg. זה המחזור שלארבעה נביאים האחרנים מה שקנה [ר̇] מבשר בן [ר̇] מבורך בן מבשר בן סהל העני נ̇ע̇...; some scribbling in Arabic in the margin;

b. (fol. 52b)
A Masoretic fragment, headed אלין פסקתא דכוליה קריה. אוריתא צ̇ד̇. בראשית כ̇ט̇

ending with אלה הדברים כ̇ב̇, incomplete.

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Owner: Mebhasser b. Mebhorakh b. Mebhasser.

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. b. 8/38

Contents

Fol. 53
A Masoretic fragment

much injured and obliterated, containing alphabetical lists of words with the passages in which they occur, beg. with the words beg. with ומ, followed by those beg. withכְ and לְ. The first legible line is ומראשית. כבד את יי̇ מהונך ומראשית. Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; 4 coll., fol., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. Prof. Sayce, 1896 (from the Genizah).

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