The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls

The Great Isaiah Scroll

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The Great Isaiah Scroll (1QIsaa) • Qumran Cave 1 • 1st century BCE • Parchment • H: 22-25, L: 734 cm • Government of Israel • Accession number: HU 95.57/27

At the time when you plant you hedge it in, and in the morning you make your seed blossom-but the harvest flees away at the time of grief and tragic sorrow.