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Thanksgiving Hymns
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also known as the Thanksgiving Hymns, Thanksgiving Psalms, or the Hodayot. A collection of poetic texts contained in one of the largest and best-preserved manuscripts found at Qumran (1QHa) and in seven other copies (1QHb, 4QHa—f). The nonbiblical Thanksgiving Scroll is considered to be one of the principal sectarian documents among the Dead Sea Scrolls, which date to roughly 250 bcad 50.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Thanksgiving Scroll
Thanksgiving Scroll Also known as the Thanksgiving Hymns, Thanksgiving Psalms, or the Hodayot. A collection of poetic texts contained in one of the largest and best-preserved manuscripts found at Qumran (1QHa) and in seven other copies (1QHb, 4QHa—f). The nonbiblical Thanksgiving Scroll is considered
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Thanksgiving Hymns
THANKSGIVING HYMNS (1QH). Among the Essene writings found by the Ta’amire bedouin in Qumran Cave 1 were two leather packages that were stuck together. At one time they had formed a single leather scroll. Along a circuitous route these materials came into the possession of the Hebrew University, where
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Thanksgiving Hymns (1QH)
THANKSGIVING HYMNS (1QH)Thanksgiving Hymns (Hodayot) is the title given to a collection of more than thirty psalmic-type compositions. Eight copies, all of them incomplete, were preserved in the caves at Qumran. Modeled on the biblical psalms, particularly the psalms of thanksgiving, these poems are