Dr Marjo C.A. Korpel
Marjo Korpel is Associate Professor in Old Testament Studies at Amsterdam and Groningen. For more information, see the menu on the left.
Appeared October 2020
Guillaume Bady & Marjo Korpel (éd.), Les délimitations éditoriales des Écritures des bibles anciennes aux lectures modernes / Editorial Delimitations of the Scriptures from Ancient Bibles to Modern Readings, Leuven: Uitgeverij Peeters, 2020.
RS 92.2016:40-43 (Ugaritic tablet, about 1250 BCE / 1250 v.Chr.)
Colophon of a text written by a scribe on the death of his master Attanu:
"[The scribe is Ilimilku, the Shuba]nite, student of Attanu, the diviner, chief of priests, [and scri]be of Babel. But the one who recited this was he himself. [He wrote the words of the text in the hous]e of his master, but there was nobody (anymore) who taught him [(how) to put these words] into writing."
Ps. 119:99 (Codex Aleppo, 930 CE / 930 na Chr.)
"I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation."
Matt. 13:52 (Codex Sinaiticus, 5th Cent. CE / 5e eeuw na Chr.)
"Everyone who studies the Scriptures and becomes a student in the kingdom of heaven is like someone who brings out new and old treasures from the storeroom."