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Between late 1946 and early 1947, Muhammed edh-Dhib, a shepherd boy of the Ta’amireh Bedouin tribe, searched for a lost goat in the desert hills of Qumran. As he searched alongside the Dead Sea, he walked through an area littered with tiny limestone caves perched in rocky, hilly terrain.
The year 2022 marks seventy-five years since the Dead Sea Scrolls, hidden for two thousand years, began to be uncovered. Between 1947 and 1956 roughly nine hundred manuscripts, dated 250 bc to ad 68, were discovered in eleven caves around Qumran, along the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea.
—Dr. Jeremy D. Lyon
Our English translations differ for two basic reasons: (1) underlying text and (2) translation philosophy. I’ll start with the latter. “Formal” (sometimes called literal) translations tend to retain the forms of the original languages even when that makes understanding a bit more difficult; “functional” (sometimes called dynamic) translations tend to yield more often to the conventions of modern language.t was bad enough that she walked into my home in the middle of the meal, but then she had to make a scene.