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The Leningrad Codex

Codex Leningradensis

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Published by self in Cairo, Egypt .
Written in Hebrew.

About the Book

The Leningrad Codex (or Codex Leningradensis) is the oldest complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible in Hebrew, using the masoretic text and Tiberian vocalization.[1] It is dated AD 1008 (or possibly AD 1009) according to its colophon.[2] The Aleppo Codex, against which the Leningrad Codex was corrected, is several decades older, but parts of it have been missing since 1947, making the Leningrad Codex the oldest complete codex of the Tiberian mesorah that has survived intact to this day.
In modern times, the Leningrad Codex is most important as the Hebrew text reproduced in Biblia Hebraica (1937) and Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (1977). It also serves scholars as a primary source for the recovery of details in the missing parts of the Aleppo Codex.

Table of Contents

Books of Moses
Genesis 7
Exodus 67
Leviticus 117
Numbers 151
Deuteronomy 201
(Masorah for Books of Moses) 244
The Prophets
Joshua 247
Judges 276
1 Samuel 304
2 Samuel 341
1 Kings 372
2 Kings 409
Isaiah 445
Jeremiah 495
Ezekiel 557
Hosea 612
Joel 619
Amos 622
Obadiah 628
Jonah 629
Micah 631
Nahum 635
Habakkuk 637
Zephaniah 639
Haggai 641
Zechariah 643
Malachi 653
(Masorah for the Prophets) 656
Writings
1 Chronicles 659
2 Chronicles 693
Psalms 736
Job 798
Proverbs 823
Ruth 846
Song of Songs 850
Ecclesiastes 854
Lamentations 864
Esther 869
Daniel 879
Ezra 899
Nehemiah 912
(Masorah for the Writings) 930
End Matter
Artistic designs 952
The Song of the Vine (Moses ben Asher’s original composition) 986

The Physical Object

Format
Manuscript
Number of pages
988

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24998735M
Internet Archive
Leningrad_Codex
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April 11, 2012 Edited by Ben Companjen added language
October 15, 2011 Edited by 99.41.184.38 Added new cover
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