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Date: 30 B.C. - 68 A.D.
Location: Qumran Cave 5
Contents: Isaiah 40:16, 18-19, 41:25
16 Lebanon is not sufficient to burn,
nor its animals sufficient for a burnt offering.
18 To whom then will you liken God?
Or what likeness will you compare to him?
19 A workman has cast an image,
and the goldsmith overlays it with gold,
and casts silver chains for it.
25 “I have raised up one from the north, and he has come;
from the rising of the sun, one who calls on my name;
and he shall come on rulers as on mortar,
and as the potter treads clay.
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