Samaritan Bible page

Page from a Samaritan Bible, MS 201 showing Leviticus 13:56 - 15:15, 1189 C.E. Hebrew  on vellum, The Schoyen Collection.

A West Semitic language, in which most of the Hebrew Bible is written except for parts of Daniel and Ezra. Hebrew is regarded as the spoken language of ancient Israel but is largely replaced by Aramaic in the Persian period.

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