A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. d. 39

Physical Description

Ff. 40.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 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. 2608.

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MS. Heb. d. 39/1

Contents

Genesis

xxvi. 11 to xxviii. 15, in shorthand form (see No. 2604, 11), with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 2 coll., 4to, paper, partly obliterated and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/2

Contents

Fol. 2
An Arabic translation, with a short commentary on Genesis xxxi. 14 to 53.

Specimen for identification, verse 36: דלקת ורדיפה ואחד כמא יקול על ההרים דלקונו: ופיה מה הו חרק ואשתעאל כמא יקול ודלקו בהם ואכלום: ופי לנה אלרבונין במה מדליקין ובמה אין מדליקין. תרפים (verse 34) is translated by אסטרלאב.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; fol., paper, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/3

Contents

Fol. 6
Arabic commentary on Leviticus ix. 24 to x. 9

by the same ? Specimen for identification, x. 1: למא אשתגלא משה ואהרן זכ̇ לב̇ מע אלגמאעה פי קדושת השם ט̇נו נדב ואביהוא אנהם יודאדו חסנה פאכדא נאר מן עלי אלמו̇ ובכרא פי גיר וקת אלבכור.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/4

Contents

Fol. 7
A commentary on Deuteronomy

vi. 25 to vii. 2, xxxii. 6 to 24, and xxxiii. 24 to 29, by the same ? Specimen for identification, vii. 1: פסרת רבים מפניך אגלי לאן פי אכר אלפסוק יקול רבים ועצומים וראית רב יעמל פי אלעבראני גליל.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 8vo and 4to, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/5

Contents

Fol. 11
An Arabic translation of Joshua

xv. 18 (ולמא כאן ענד דכולהא ואסתאדנתה אן תסתוהב מן אביהא חקל וותבת מן עלי אלחמאר וקאל להא כלב מא דא תרידי not agreeing with No. 180) to 63.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/6

Contents

An Arabic translation and commentary
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 13) of Judges xvii, beg. מימים ימימה מן חול אלי חול ... אלסנה פי הדא אלמוצע פקט, different from No. 180

b.

(fol. 14) of 1 Samuel iv. 21 to beg. of v (v. 4 רק דגון יעני גסם דגון... ע̇ לא ידרכון ולא יטוון);

(fol. 15) of the latter part of 1 Samuel xi.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/7

Contents

An Arabic vocabulary to Samuel
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 16) 1 Sam. x. 5 (beg. וכנור וטנטר מן ויהי לאבל כנור) to 2 Sam. xxiii. 24 (ובשלשים ובאלת אלמלאהי אלגלילה מן מעני שליש. וקיל באלתלותיאת)

b.

(fol. 16) from עוין 1 Samuel xviii. 9 to xxvi. 21 (הסכלתי)

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper, much injured.

History

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Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/8

Contents

Fol. 18
A small leaf

beg. אלכאתם כמא קאל פתוחי חותם פאדא סאל אלכהן.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; small 8vo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/9

Contents

Seadiah Gaon's Arabic translation and commentary on Isaiah (in course of publication by M.J. Derenbourg)
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 19) on xxviii. 21, 22

b.

(fol. 20) on xvii. 11, 12

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; fol., vellum, much injured.
By the same hand as No. 2652 11.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/10

Contents

A commentary or a sermon in Arabic on Isaiah
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 21) on v. 26 to vi. 17

b.

(fol. 22) on liii. 3 to end. Specimen for identification, on 12: ברבים אן כאן ען אלמשיח פלה חט̇ ואפר אן כאן משכיל פלה נציב

c.

(fol. 22b) on chap. vii

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/11

Contents

Fol. 23
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Isaiah lv. 1 to 12.
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/12

Contents

Fol. 24
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Isaiah

lx. 1 to 12, ends ומלוכהם, followed by (fol. 25) a commentary on it (beg. missing), beg. ישראל אלדי פי אלגזאירי חתי יכאפוה וירתדעה מנא כל מן פי אלמשרק ואלמגרב כק׳ וייראו ממערב את שם יי וממזרח השמ׳, by Seadiah?

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/13

Contents

Fol. 26
An Arabic commentary on Psalms

cxix. 166 to cxx. 4 (cxx beg. יקאל הדה אלשירות אלתי הי כמסה עשר תקאל עלי כמסה עשר דרג אלתי הי לבית יי).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/14

Contents

Fol. 27
Seadiah's Arabic translation of Proverbs xxx. 26 to end.
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, followed by a blank leaf.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/15

Contents

An Arabic translation of Ecclesiastes
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 29) ii. 1 (ver. 3 אקצית אלפכר פי קלבי פי אמראד גרמי באלכמר בחית יכון קלבי סאיקא) to 17

b.

(fol. 30) vii. 1 to 14

Physical Description

Kar. curs. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/16

Contents

Fol. 31
An Arabic translation of Ecclesiastes

identical with No. 2484, very fragmentary.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper, much obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/17

Contents

Fol. 35
An Arabic translation of Canticles with comm.

i. 4 (אדכלני אלי בית אלכמר ובנדה עלי באלמחבה קאל קום אן אראד בה אלמשכן אלדי כאן יעמל פיה עלי אלקרבאן מן נסך) to 6.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 39/18

Contents

Fol. 37
The book of Lamentations with an Arabic translation

Translation identical with No. 2484; iv. 5 to v. 14, with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. and Rabb. char.; 12mo, vellum, first leaf injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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