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Caves and Contents (Cave 7)

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Cave 7

Caves 7, 8, 9 and 10 were discovered near the site of Qumran between February and April 1955. Cave 7 contained works in Greek, including a Greek translation of the Book of Exodus.

Contents found in Cave 7:
7Q1: Septuagint Exodus
7Q2: Epistle of Jeremiah
7Q3: Biblical Text?
7Q4: Biblical Text?

7Q5: Biblical Text

7Q6-14: unclassified
7Q15-18: unclassified
7Q19: imprint

 

Sources

Vermes, Geza. The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English. New York: Penguin Press, 1997.

Schiffman, Lawrence and VanderKam, James. The Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

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