Definitions for dead sea scrolls
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Dead′ Sea′ Scrolls`(n.pl.)
a number of leather, papyrus, and copper scrolls dating from c100 b .c . to a .d . 135, containing partial texts of Old Testament books and some non-Biblical scrolls, in Hebrew and Aramaic, and including apocryphal writings, commentaries, hymns, and psalms: found in caves near the Dead Sea beginning in 1947.
Dead Sea scrolls(noun)
(Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s
"the Dead Sea Scrolls provide information about Judaism and the Bible around the time of Jesus"
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