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MS. Heb. b. 9

Contents

Biblical fragments

Physical Description

Ff. 42.

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. 2817.

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MS. Heb. b. 9/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Genesis xi. 32 (שנים) to xiii. 7 (והפרזי)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/2

Contents

Fol. 2
Genesis xxvii. 16 (צואריו) to xxviii. 3 (והיית)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/3

Contents

Fol. 3
Genesis l. 5 (את אבי) to the end of the book

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Colophon קדש ליהוה אל[הי] ישראל לכניסת[א] דמויה לא י... ולא יגאל ... מוכרו וארור ... אמן.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/4

Contents

Exodus; Liturgical
Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
a. (fol. 4)
Exodus xxv. 1 to 5 with interlinear Arabic translation

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

b. (fol. 4b)
Lamentations for the ninth of Ab

without vowel points.

α.

[אהלי אני עבטתי] Zunz, p. 47, no. 7, beg. missing;

β.

beg. אלה לו געוני, Zunz, p. 48, no. 17?;

γ.

beg. אהלי איכה הומאס, Zunz, p. 50, no. 44;

δ.

beg. איכה אלי יקוננו, Zunz, p. 48, no. 13, א̇ב̇ incomplete;

Physical Description

Syr. squ. and Rabb. char.; fol., paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/5

Contents

Fol. 5
Exodus xxviii. 43 (עולם) to xxxii. 30 (אתם)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/6

Contents

Fol. 7
Exodus xxxviii. 29 (ככר) to xl. 27 (יהוה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/7

Contents

Deuteronomy; Joshua

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 9)
Deuteronomy xvi. 18 (ושטרים) to xix. 14 (ראשנים)
b. (fol. 10)
Deuteronomy xxxiii. 10 (באפך) to the end of the book

with a colophon of which the following words are legible:

אני משה בן יוסי (?) הלבלר כתבתי ונקדתי בע[זרת] אלהי זה המחזור ליצחק בן יוסף המערבי יזכור אותם ...

c. (fol. 10b)
Joshua i. 1 to ii. 10 (מפניכם)

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Origin: Scribe: Moses b. Yoseh (?).

Provenance and Acquisition

Owner: Isaac b. Joseph ham-maʿarabhi

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/8

Contents

Fol. 11
Joshua xviii. 7 (שבט) to xviii. 27 (וירפאל)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/9

Contents

Fol. 12
Judges vi. 13 (ממצרים) to vi. 27 (עשרה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/10

Contents

Fol. 13
Judges xx. 10 (ישראל) to xx. 30 (ויעלו בני)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/11

Contents

1 Samuel

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 14)
1 Samuel xxvii. 3 (ואנשיו) to xxviii. 8 (לילה)
b. (fol. 15)
1 Samuel xxx. 7 (אל דוד) to xxx. 26 (מהשלל)

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/12

Contents

Fol. 16
1 Kings i. 1 to i. 25 (וצאן)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/13

Contents

1 Kings

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 17)
1 Kings xiv. 19 (הנם) to xv. 19 (כסף)
a. (fol. 18)
1 Kings xvii. 11 (בידך) to xviii.19 (שלח)

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/14

Contents

Fol. 19
Isaiah xxxvii. 4 (first יהוה) to xxxix. 6 (הזה)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/15

Contents

Fol. 21
Jeremiah iv. 19 (אחרש) to vi. 20 (מרחק)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/16

Contents

Jeremiah

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
(fol. 22)
Jeremiah xiii. 24 to xiv. 19 (לנו מרפא)
(fol. 23)
Jeremiah xviii. 15 (עולם) to xix. 10 (ההלכים)

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/17

Contents

Jeremiah

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 24)
Jeremiah xxxvi. 18 (כל) to xlii. 9 (ויאמר)
b. (fol. 28)
Jeremiah xliv. 4 (את כל עבדי) to xliv. 30 (נבוכדראצר)

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/18

Contents

Fol. 29
Jeremiah li. 44 to the end of the book

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/19

Contents

Fol. 30
Malachi iii. 1 (ומלאך) to the end of the book

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Colophon (in Rabb. char.) אילו שמונה ספרי הנביאים הקדישה אותם רחל בת שלמה דמתחכים חדיד בר איוב בר שלמה בר שתון בר מרב כשיתא לכניסת הירושלמים בפסטאט מצרים שיקראו בהם בבית הכנסת לא ימכר ולא יגאל וכל המוכרו וממשכנו וגונבו ארור הוא לאלהי ישראל ויהוי בשמתא דייי ובקללת יהושע בר נון ובקללת יהודה בר יחזקאל והמקדישו והשומרו והקורא בו יתברך בברכת אבינו אברהם וכל ישראל בכלל הברכה אמן.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/20

Contents

Fol. 31
Esther viii. 9 (צוה) to ix. 9 (ארידי ואת)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/21

Contents

Fol. 32
Ezra iii. 6 (החלו) to iv. 5 (כל)

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 2 coll., oblong fol., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/22

Contents

Fol. 33
1 Chronicles xi. 43 (המתני) to xiii. 11

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/23

Contents

Fol. 35
1 Chronicles xxii. 19 (last word) to xxvi. 23

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 2 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/24

Contents

Fol. 37
Biblical verses for the Sabbath, in scroll-form

beg. with Exodus xxxi. 13 to 17, followed by Exodus xxxv. 1 to 3, Leviticus xxiii. 1 to 3, Numbers xxviii. 9, 10.

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/25

Contents

Fol. 38
Fragment of a scroll containing Haftaroth
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

for י̇ה̇כ̇ למנחה, beg. missing, at the end Micah vii. 18-20;

b.

headed יומא קמא דחג הסכות, beg. Zechariah xiii. 9;

c.

headed שני של חג סכות, incomplete.

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/26

Contents

Fol. 40
A Masoretic fragment

enumerating the proper names beg. with ג, beg. with those in the book of Judges, and ending with Ecclesiastes; the books are not in the usual order.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. (some squ.) char.; fol., vellum, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. b. 9/27

Contents

Fol. 41
Biblical
Language(s): Hebrew
Deuteronomy xxxiv. 11 (ולכל עבדיו) to the end of the book

followed by a list of the Sidras in the book of Genesis, with the number of verses, etc.

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

verso
A list of differences between Ben Asher and Ben Naftali (much injured), beg. with יראה לו השה לעלה (Genesis xxii. 8), ending אשר ילד לו במצרים (Genesis xlvi. 27).

Physical Description

Or. squ. char.; 3 coll., large 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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