Definition of Dead Sea scrolls

1. 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"

Generic synonyms: Roll, Scroll
Category relationships: Old Testament



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Literary usage of Dead Sea scrolls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Da Vinci Code on Trial: Filtering Fact from Fiction by Stephen Clark (2005)
"He has produced translations of the Scrolls, and in his The Dead Sea scrolls: Qumran in Perspective he points to the real reason for the delay in their ..."

2. Confront the Now Create the Future by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"Fiske agreed to reduce felony fraud charges against Charles Matthews and Eugene Fitzhugh to misdemeanors in exchange for guilty pleas. Dead Sea scrolls In ..."

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