Text Crit Question on Isaiah 5:4

I was wondering if anyone could help shed some light on this text crit issue.  Why might 1QIsaa have this variant?  Do you see a reason to emend the MT, based on this variant (esp. when the LXX agrees with the MT)?

מה לעשות עוד לכרמי ולא עשיתי בו מדוע קויתי לעשות ענבים ויעש[1] באשים4

[1] 1QIsaa [...]

Can't find Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie. Volume 32, can you?

Hello everyone,

I have checked all of my local libraries (Amherst, Umass, BU, Harvard, Mt. Holyoke, etc.), and no one has this particular volume from 1918.  If anyone has this journal in their institution’s library and has an opportunity to make a pdf of  pages 164 -184; you would be my hero.



Article or Book Suggestions Welcomed and Greatly Appreciated!

Hello everyone,

I just got clearance to take an guided independent research course this semester with Dr. Niehaus.  We will be exploring the theories behind metaphor, imagery and symbolism, and then specifically connecting these theories to Proverbs 1-9.

Below are a list of sources that I have so far (I would really like more books on theory):

Help…Wisdom of S̆uruppak/Shuruppak

If someone is reading this and has a copy of the title mentioned in the subject, I could really use your help.  I am not near a library that would have this resource, nor will I be near one before my paper is due.  I am looking for lines 15-18, in translation. When ANET was [...]

Some Help…

Hello everyone,

I am trying to do some form criticism on 1 Samuel 10:9-13.  I realize that this section is truncated and that it is a part of a larger section (1 Sam 9:1-1016).  I have identified it as a call Gattung. I have been interacting with Bruce Birch’s JBL article from 1971, and Norman Habel’s [...]