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revised Tanach with grammatical text analysis
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comment Why are tractates arranged in descending order of size?
Another book that is written with the chapters ordered from longer to shorter is the Quran. ( According to them, the order was decided by God.)
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comment Why are tractates arranged in descending order of size?
I heard\read that it's because of the way it was copied by scribes. They started with the longest ones first, since that would take up the most space on the scroll, and worked down in descending order, so that they could fit the smaller ones in the space that was left.
May
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revised Is there a resource that shows all uses of a Tanach verse in the Talmud?
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revised Is there a resource that shows all uses of a Tanach verse in the Talmud?
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comment Are there any extant scrolls containing multiple books of Nach?
Based on linked question, appears you're asking about a single scroll. It is unlikely any of those exist(ed).
May
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comment Are there any extant scrolls containing multiple books of Nach?
All of Tanach on a single scroll, or all of Tanach spread across multiple scrolls but as part of a set?
May
20
revised Is there a resource that shows all uses of a Tanach verse in the Talmud?
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revised Does the State of Israel fulfill the coming of the Messiah?
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20
answered Does the State of Israel fulfill the coming of the Messiah?
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comment Is there a resource that shows all uses of a Tanach verse in the Talmud?
I was hoping for something I could search, but this is pretty handy.
May
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revised Tanach with grammatical text analysis
standardized spelling (for searches)
May
20
comment Page numbers in sefarim
And could using Arabic numerals ever be considered 'going in their ways', i.e. something reprehensible? Way too late for that, now...
May
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
Link requires subscription access. (Which I have, but most might not.)
May
19
answered Page numbers in sefarim
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asked Is there a resource that shows all uses of a Tanach verse in the Talmud?
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comment Why don't we have a “shulchan aruch of forbidden beliefs”?
Recommended reading: The Limits of Orthodox Theology by Marc Shapiro
May
19
comment Page numbers in sefarim
Sefarim published in translation use that language's numbering system. A Tehillim translated in Latin in 1521 by Bomberg uses Latin numerals. It's logical to assume, due to the typesetting process, that printers would use the available letters (Hebrew for Hebrew, Latin for Latin) to number their pages, as switching or adding new ones is more effort. I don't know why this changed in the mid-1800's.
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
Not sure about page numbers, but the first sefer I found that used Arabic numerals for the date of publication on the title page was printed in 1861. From that point on, writing the date in Arabic numerals becomes widespread, and appears in almost all printings. Source: This book
May
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revised Page numbers in sefarim
they're "arabic" not "arab"