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MS. Heb. d. 28

Physical Description

Ff. 25.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (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. 2632.

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MS. Heb. d. 28/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Genesis xii. 16 (ואתאן) to xix. 35 (בניאמהא)

Many Arabic words are provided with vowel points. Vulgar forms, e. g. עטימא for עטימה.

At end of לך לך, by a later hand, ק̇כ̇ו̇ פסוקין.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 28/2

Contents

Fol. 7
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Genesis xiii. 6 (יקימו גמיעא) to xvi. 3 (פאכדת)
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; small 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Arabic vocabulary for Genesis
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew
a.

(fol. 9) xxv. 25 (כאדרת) to xxxi. 38 (רחליך);

b.

(fol. 12) xxxvii. 26 (ומה בצע) to xlvii. 18 (גויתינו גתתנא מן).

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 28/4

Contents

Fol. 15
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Deuteronomy ix. 22 (אשעאל) to xi. 23 (אלאמם מן)
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, slightly injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 28/5

Contents

Fol. 17
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Leviticus xiii. 16 (פליגי) to xiv. 17 (אדן אל)
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 28/6

Contents

Fol. 19
Hebrew text of Psalms xviii. 40 to xx. 2, each verse followed by a Persian translation

Specimen for identification, end of xviii: בזרג כננדה פרג̇הא. מרג. מלך או וכננדה פצל באז מסיח או באז דָוִיד ובאז נסל או תא אבד.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Persian

Physical Description

Pers. Heb. char. (text squ., translation Rabb. char.); 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Seadiah's Arabic translation and commentary on Psalms
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 21) Psalm xxxv. 22 to 28;

b.

(fol. 22) Psalm xxxvii. 14 to 29.

Physical Description

Text Syr. squ. char.; translation Syr. curs. char.; 4to, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 28/8

Contents

Fol. 23
Short commentary on Jeremiah x. 11 to xi. 15

Specimen for identification, v. 12: אתבת לה מא סלבה מנהם וקסם אלארץ̇ קסמין דכר פי אלארץ כח לעטמהא ופי אלעאמר מנהא.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Text and Seadiah's Arabic translation of Daniel

The text with superlinear vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 25) Daniel iv. 13 (ישנון) to 15 (אמר);

b.

(fol. 25b) Daniel iv. 20 (פקוה) to 22 (מן אנשא).

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; 12mo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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