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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:14:22 -0400

Yom Rvi'i, 1 Elul 5777 — יוֹם רְבִיעִי א אֱלוּל ה' תשעז

The Divine Name
יְהֹוָה  [YehoVah]
In The Aleppo
And Leningrad Codices

Introduction

Aleppo_Codex.pdf Page 280 Column 1 (bottom third)

21 Therefore, behold, I will cause them to know, this once will I cause them to know My hand and My might; and they shall know that
My name is יְהֹוָה   [YehoVAH] the LORD. {S}
[Jeremiah 16:21 JPS 1917 (with our insertion of the written name — as it is in the Hebrew!)]


Exodus 3:15


Lengingrad Codex (264.pdf), p69, column 3

And God said moreover unto Moses: 'Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel: The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you; this is My name for ever, and this is My memorial unto all generations.
[Exodus 3:15, JPS 1917]


We began this page with an image from the Aleppo Codex of Jeremiah 16:21, where there is a clear phrase regading knowing the Divine Name.

Moreover, we are continuing this introduction with an image from Exodus 3:15 in the Leningrad Codex (as noted below, the existing Aleppo Codex, because of damage by fire, does not contain Exodus).

We particularly want to call your attention to the last phrase, with our transliteration followed by our translation:

"v'zeh sh'mee lay'oh'lam
v'zeh zee'kh'ree lay'dor dor",

"this is My Name FOREVER,
and this is to be My Memorial
[how I Am to be Remembered]
unto all generations".


In other words, By The NAME

יְהֹוָה   [YehoVAH]

—This Is HOW
The El'oh'hei [God] of your Fathers,
The El'oh'hei [God] of Abraham,
The El'oh'hei [God] of Isaac
and The El'oh'hei [God] of Jacob

 — IS TO BE KNOWN
 — IS TO BE SPOKEN OF
 — IS TO BE REMEMBERED


... for all time, always, forever!!!


וְשָׂמוּ אֶת־שְׁמִי
עַל־בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וַאֲנִי אֲבָרֲכֵם

So shall they put My Name
upon the children of Israel, and I will bless them.'

[Numbers 6:27 JPS 1917]


Numbers 6:22-27

וַיְדַבֵּר יְהוָה אֶל־מֹשֶׁה לֵּאמֹר׃

כב

22

And Yehovah spoke unto Moses, saying:

דַּבֵּר אֶל־אַהֲרֹן וְאֶל־בָּנָיו לֵאמֹר כֹּה תְבָרֲכוּ אֶת־בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל אָמוֹר לָהֶם׃ ס

כג

23

'Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying: On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel; ye shall say unto them:

יְבָרֶכְךָ יְהוָה וְיִשְׁמְרֶךָ׃ ס

כד

24

Yehovah bless thee, and keep thee;

יָאֵר יְהוָה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וִיחֻנֶּךָּ׃ ס

כה

25

Yehovah make His face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee;

יִשָּׂא יְהוָה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וְיָשֵׂם לְךָ שָׁלוֹם׃ ס

כו

26

Yehovah lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

וְשָׂמוּ אֶת־שְׁמִי עַל־בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וַאֲנִי אֲבָרֲכֵם׃ פ

כז

27

So shall they put My Name upon the children of Israel, and I will bless them.'

Ironically, even though the above "Aaronic Benediction" is spoken and chanted in Jewish circles, it is typically done so by substituting the title "Adonai" for the actual name יְהֹוָה   [Yehovah], which is typically how it is translated in virtually all Hebrew-English Tanachs (bibles) as well as in Christian translations.

Moreover, rarely, if ever, is the last verse of the chapter (verse 27) uttered in such instances. It gives the reason for the benediction but also indicates that the actual Name of יְהֹוָה  [Yehovah] is expected to be uttered in order to "put My Name upon the children of Israel".

The title "Adonai" means "Lord", and it is just a title, not a name; substituting "Adonai" for יְהֹוָה  [Yehovah] belies the intent and the context of the passage and is absolutely presumptuous in our opinion!


וּשְׁמִי יְהוָה לֹא נוֹדַעְתִּי לָהֶם
"By My Name YehoVah
I Was Not Known To Them"

Exodus 6:2-3

וַיְדַבֵּר אֱלֹהִים אֶל־מֹשֶׁה וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלָיו אֲנִי יְהוָה׃

ב

2

And God spoke unto Moses, and said unto him: 'I am Yehovah;

וָאֵרָא אֶל־אַבְרָהָם אֶל־יִצְחָק וְאֶל־יַעֲקֹב בְּאֵל שַׁדָּי וּשְׁמִי יְהוָה לֹא נוֹדַעְתִּי לָהֶם׃

ג

3

and I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as God Almighty, but by My name Yehovah I made Me not known to them.

This Is The Creator, "G-d Almighty", The Supreme Elohim, revealed to mankind as "ECHAD", a composite unity (e.g. NOT created, but rather the Creator of all things! — see Deut. 6:4, Zech. 14:9).



This web–page is a work in process!

Its purpose is simply to illustrate that the Divine Name —  יְהֹוָה – YeHoVAH was always intended to be audibly pronounced. Yet, in order to be vocalized, the pronunciation would have had to have been known!

We assert that the Divine Name is and always has been known how to be pronounced, despite attempts by rabbinic authorities to suppress it (in doing so, they actually created a new religion not founded in the Tanakh, but rather upon their own writings)! Thus, this page was created so that you can know without a doubt that the pronunciation of the Divine Name can be found in the Tanakh, within the core documents written over 1,000 years ago and accepted as authoritative even by rabbinic authorities!


Adonai YeHoVEE —  אֲדֹנָי יְהֹוִה

The Special Case Of The Divine Name!


Adonai YehoVee, in Judges 6:22, Aleppo Codex

We would like to make mention of this special case of the Divine Name - often translated "my Lord, HASHEM/ELOHIM".

Each and every time in the Tanakh that the name of YeHoVAH is preceded by Adonai (and usually translated as LORD GOD or as in the Stone Tanakh, "my Lord, HASHEM/ELOHIM"), it always contains the vowel pointers! Ironically, in the Stone Edition of the Tanakh, this is spelling is still preserved to this day!

Why do we mention this?

Because, this illustrates that the Divine Name has always been known, that it has always been intended to be audibly pronounced when reading and speaking (not like the rabbinic declaration that it could ONLY be pronounced by the High Priest, once a year, when he went into the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur, and only in the Temple – which no longer stands)!


We intend to reference material considered authoritative by the broader Jewish community and to use as close to original source materials that will corroborate these findings!

Near original source materials include both the Aleppo and Leningrad codices, as well as the Westminster Leningrad Codex (from the electronic version of the Leningrad Codex maintained by the J. Alan Groves Center for Advanced Biblical Research), all which are available online (we provided hyperlinks elsewhere in this introduction).

It should be noted that the Aleppo Codex was damaged by a riot in the city where it was kept under guard, Aleppo, Syria, in 1947. It was burned, which destroyed about 1/4th of the manuscript. Here is a note from Wikipedia.org:

Overview

The Karaite Jewish community of Jerusalem purchased the codex about a hundred years after it was made. During the First Crusade, the synagogue was plundered and the codex was transferred to Egypt, whose Jews paid a high price for its ransom. It was preserved at the Rabbanite synagogue in Cairo, where it was consulted by Maimonides, who described it as a text trusted by all Jewish scholars. It is rumoured that in 1375 one of Maimonides' descendants brought it to Aleppo, Syria, leading to its present name.

The Codex remained in Syria for five hundred years. In 1947, rioters enraged by the UN decision to establish a Jewish state in Palestine burned down the synagogue where it was kept. The Codex disappeared, then re-emerged in 1958, when it was smuggled into Israel by Syrian Jew Murad Faham, and presented to the president of the state, Itzhak Ben-Zvi. On arrival, it was found that parts of the codex had been lost. The Aleppo Codex was entrusted to the Ben-Zvi Institute and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


https://archive.org/details/Aleppo_Codex

The following link is to a page containing an on-line version of the Aleppo Codex. Unlike the version available from seforimonline.org (see below) which contains reference information at the bottom of the pages (in Hebrew), the version found at https://archive.org is much clearer and nicer to look at. Here's the link to the "better" looking version:
https://archive.org/details/Aleppo_Codex.
And the direct link to the pdf page itself:
https://ia700705.us.archive.org/0/items/Aleppo_Codex/Aleppo_Codex.pdf


seforimonline.org

Here is a direct link to seforimonline.org, which will display all documents they publish online (please note that both the Leningrad Codex and the Aleppo Codex are near the end of the list in the document referenced by the link, from number 252 and beyond–we use documents 262.pdf and 264.pdf (Aleppo Codex and Leningrad Codex) respectively!):

http://www.seforimonline.org/seforimdb/index.php?table_name=seforim_database&function=search&records_per_page=500

Direct Links to the PDF files used for screen grabs for the Aleppo and Leningrad Codices, the following links provide that:

SeforimOnline.org, 262.pdf (Aleppo Codex, Tanakh Manuscript)
Description:
The Aleppo Codex, known in Hebrew as Keter Aram Tzova is probably the most famous manuscript of the Tanach, written in the 9th or 10th century by the school of the great Massorete Ben Asher. This manuscript was used by the Rambam as a reference for the correct reading of the Tanach. The manuscript is kept in the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. This edition includes actual scanned color photos of the manuscript.

SeforimOnline.org, 264.pdf (Leningrad Codex or Codex Leningradensis)
Description:
The Leningrad Codex (or Codex Leningradensis) is one of the oldest manuscripts of the complete Tanach produced according to the Tiberian mesorah. It is dated from the year 1008 according to its colophon. The manuscript is kept in the National Library of Russia in Sankt Petersburg labeled Firkovich B 19 A.This is a fascimile edition of the manuscript.


A source for the digitized version known as the Westminster Leningrad Codex can be found at:

http://www.tanakh.us/Tanach.xml#Home.

And yet another source for available online material can be found at: http://www.animatedhebrew.com/mss/index.html


"The Pronunciation of the Name" by Nehemia Gordon

We highly recommend that you read the excellent paper, "The Pronunciation of the Name" , by Nehemia Gordon. It is a well researched and referenced document and thoroughly explains the subject. Here is a direct link:

http://karaite-korner.org/yhwh_2.pdf

You can also get to this document by going to the "References" section on the page, Wikipedia Bibliography of Nehemia Gordon and select the link there (the link is underneath the article near the bottom third of the page). That PDF file is of the article by Nehemia Gordon titled "The Pronunciation of the Name". We have provided a direct link here also for your convenience: yhwh_2.pdf . Please note that we have provided this link as we were not able to locate it on the karaite-korner.org website where the document resides!

You may also find the following video link of interest where you can hear the pronunciation of the Divine Name:
"Nehemia Gordon Talking About Shattering the Conspiracy of Silence with Christine Darg"


The name of יְהֹוָה – YeHoVaH is actually spelled with complete vowel pointers in the Tanakh in many verses. In the above mentioned article, "The Pronunciation of the Name", Nehemia Gordon mentions that of the 6828 occurrences of the Divine Name in the Hebrew Scripures, there are 50 places where the full spelling is rendered!

As we understand him, Nehemia suggests that these occurences were likely oversights by the scribes, who knew how to pronounce the name but in the course of writing inadvertently wrote the name as they sounded it in their heads. He mentions that there were two types of Karaites at that time, and the Karaites (Masoretes) who scribed the these codices subscribed to a school that did not intend to pronounce the name.


A note about the format of the references below:

As we mentioned earlier, this web-page is a work in process.

We have yet to find all of the occurrences of the written pronunciation of the Divine Name יְהֹוָה — YeHoVAH, and we will add those references as we find them. When we feel we have exhausted our search, we will change the wording herein to reflect that (i.e. we will no longer refer to it as a work in process, etc.).

Our intention is to provide references for each and every occurence of the Divine Name in the order it appears in the Tanakh (Jewish Bible). Also, we want to provide the location on the page within the referenced pdf document for those who wish to see the verses in the referenced material.

Within each section containing a verse where the Divine Name is found, we begin with a screen grab of the actual referenced pdf document (Aleppo Codex [262.pdf] or Leningrad Codex [264.pdf]).

Below the image, we try to specify the location on the PDF page of the document referenced. After the screen grab of the verse, we have another screen grab from the electronic version of the Westminster Leningrad Codex with a hyperlink on the image that opens that referenced web page. We end each section with the verse reference from the 1917 version of the Jewish Publication Society english translation of the Hebrew Scriptures.

As mentioned above, the Aleppo Codex used herein is 262.pdf, from SeforimOnline.org, and the Leningrad Codex used is 264.pdf, also from SeforimOnline.org (links can be found above as well).

It is our intent to provide references to each and every occurrence of the Divine Name within these above mentioned codices (time permitting amidst our otherwise busy schedules, etc.).

If anyone of you find other references we encourage you to email us to inform us, and we will incorporate the changes as we are able to so (thank you in advance!). Also, if you see that we have made any mistakes (on this or any other page at the-iconoclast.org), we will appreciate your bringing this to our attention as well!

If you would like to email us, the following link provides a form to do so:

http://www.the-iconoclast.org/contact/email-us.php

One further note: sometimes there are multiple images of the scanned verses. There are two images in these instances because a verse will have continued onto another column in the document and we want to show the entire verse! Also, when we have found the spelling of the Divine Name from the same verse in both the Aleppo and Leningrad Codices, we try to include both references.

Without further adieu, the following are references we have found in the Leningrad Codex (and Westminster Leningrad Codex) as well as the Aleppo Codex where יְהֹוָה — the Name of YeHoVaH — Is written with vowel pointers!

ENJOY!


Bereshit 3:14 — Genesis 3:14


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p9, column 3

And the LORD God said unto the serpent: 'Because thou hast done this, cursed art thou from among all cattle, and from among all beasts of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life.


Genesis 9:26


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p15, column 3

And he said: Blessed be the LORD, the God of Shem; and let Canaan be their servant.


Exodus 3:2


Lengingrad Codex (264.pdf), p69, column 1

And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.


Exodus 13:3


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p81, column 3

And Moses said unto the people: 'Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; for by strength of hand the LORD brought you out from this place; there shall no leavened bread be eaten.


Exodus 13:9



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p81 column 3 (bottom) & p82, column 1 (top)

And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thy hand, and for a memorial between thine eyes, that the law of the LORD may be in thy mouth; for with a strong hand hath the LORD brought thee out of Egypt.


Exodus 13:15


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p82, column 1 (bottom)

and it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go that the LORD slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the first-born of man, and the first-born of beast; therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all that openeth the womb, being males; but all the first-born of my sons I redeem.


Exodus 14:1


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p82, column 2 (bottom)

And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:


Exodus 14:8


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p82, column 3 (lower)

And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel; for the children of Israel went out with a high hand.


Leviticus 25:17


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p147, column 2

And ye shall not wrong one another; but thou shalt fear thy God; for I am the LORD your God.


Deuteronomy 30:9


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p14, column 3

And the LORD thy God will make thee over-abundant in all the work of thy hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good; for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as He rejoiced over thy fathers;


Deuteronomy 31:27


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p240, column 3 (lower part)

For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck; behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?


Deuteronomy 32:9


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p241, columns 1 & 2 (middle of page)

For the portion of the LORD is His people, Jacob the lot of His inheritance.


Deuteronomy 33:12


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p243, column 2 (upper)

Of Benjamin he said: The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by Him; He covereth him all the day, and He dwelleth between his shoulders.


Deuteronomy 33:13


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf) p 243, column 2

And of Joseph he said: Blessed of the LORD be his land; for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath,


Joshua 6:26



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p27, column 3 & p28 (bottom), column 1 (top)

And Joshua charged the people with an oath at that time, saying: 'Cursed be the man before the LORD, that riseth up and buildeth this city, even Jericho; with the loss of his first-born shall he lay the foundation thereof, and with the loss of his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it.'


Joshua 8:33


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p30, column 3

And all Israel, and their elders and officers, and their judges, stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, that bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger as the home-born; half of them in front of mount Gerizim and half of them in front of mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded at the first, that they should bless the people of Israel.


Joshua 22:16


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p 47, column 3

'Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD: What treachery is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD, in that ye have builded you an altar, to rebel this day against the LORD?


Joshua 22:29


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p48, column 2

Far be it from us that we should rebel against the LORD, and turn away this day from following the LORD, to build an altar for burnt-offering, for meal-offering, or for sacrifice, besides the altar of the LORD our God that is before His tabernacle.'


Joshua 24:7


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p50, column 1

And when they cried out unto the LORD, He put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes saw what I did in Egypt; and ye dwelt in the wilderness many days.


Joshua 24:15


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p50, column 2

And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.'


Judges 4:2


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p55, column 2

And the LORD gave them over into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor; the captain of whose host was Sisera, who dwelt in Harosheth-goiim.


Judges 5:4


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p56, column 2

LORD, when Thou didst go forth out of Seir, when Thou didst march out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, the heavens also dropped, yea, the clouds dropped water.


Judges 6:11


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p59, column 1

And the angel of the LORD came, and sat under the terebinth which was in Ophrah, that belonged unto Joash the Abiezrite; and his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites.


Judges 6:21


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p59, column 2

Then the angel of the LORD put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and there went up fire out of the rock, and consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and the angel of the LORD departed out of his sight.


Judges 6:25



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p59, column 2 (bottom) & column 3 (top)

And it came to pass the same night, that the LORD said unto him: 'Take thy father's bullock, and the second bullock of seven years old, and throw down the altar of Baal that thy father hath, and cut down the Asherah that is by it;


Judges 7:22



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p61 (starting at column 2 bottom, to column 3, top)

And they blew the three hundred horns, and the LORD set every man's sword a against his fellow, even throughout all the host; and the host fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the border of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.


Judges 8:19



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p62, column 3

And he said: 'They were my brethren, the sons of my mother; as the LORD liveth, if ye had saved them alive, I would not slay you.'


Judges 11:10




Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p67, column 1 Bottom & column 2 Top

And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah: 'The LORD shall be witness between us; surely according to thy word so will we do.'


Judges 14:6




Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p70, column 3 Bottom & p71, column 1 Top

And the spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as one would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand; but he told not his father or his mother what he had done.


Judges 14:19




Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p71, column 2 Bottom & column 3 Top

And the spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and smote thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave the changes of raiment unto them that declared the riddle. And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.


Judges 15:14



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p72, column 2 Upper 3rd

When he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him; and the spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the ropes that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands dropped from off his hands.


1 Samuel 3:1


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p84, column 1 (lower half)

And the child Samuel ministered unto the LORD before Eli. And the word of the LORD was precious in those days; there was no frequent vision. {S}


1 Samuel 3:6


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p84, column 2 (begins 3rd line)

And the LORD called yet again Samuel. And Samuel arose and went to Eli, and said: 'Here am I; for thou didst call me.' And he answered: 'I called not, my son; lie down again.'


1 Samuel 6:8


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p87, column 1 (bottom half)

And take the ark of the LORD, and lay it upon the cart; and put the jewels of gold, which ye return Him for a guilt-offering, in a coffer by the side thereof; and send it away, that it may go.


1 Samuel 6:15


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p87, column 2 (bottom 3rd)

And the Levites took down the ark of the LORD, and the coffer that was with it, wherein the jewels of gold were, and put them on the great stone; and the men of Beth-shemesh offered burnt-offerings and sacrificed sacrifices the same day unto the LORD.


1 Samuel 7:6



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p88, column 1 (bottom) & column 2 (top)

And they gathered together to Mizpah, and drew water, and poured it out before the LORD, and fasted on that day, and said there: 'We have sinned against the LORD.' And Samuel judged the children of Israel in Mizpah.


1 Samuel 12:6


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p93, column 2 (middle)

And Samuel said unto the people: 'It is the LORD that made Moses and Aaron, and that brought your fathers up out of the land of Egypt.


1 Samuel 12:14


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p93, column 3 (lower 3rd)

If ye will fear the LORD, and serve Him, and hearken unto His voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, and both ye and also the king that reigneth over you be followers of the LORD your God--;


1 Samuel 12:24


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p94, column 2 (upper 3rd)

Only fear the LORD, and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider how great things He hath done for you.


1 Samuel 14:39


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p97, column 2 (upper 3rd)

For, as the LORD liveth, who saveth Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die.' But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.


1 Samuel 16:2


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p99, column 3 (middle)

And Samuel said: 'How can I go? if Saul hear it, he will kill me.' And the LORD said: 'Take a heifer with thee, and say: I am come to sacrifice to the LORD.


1 Samuel 17:37


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p102, column 2, above middle

And David said: 'The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, He will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine.' {S} And Saul said unto David: 'Go, and the LORD shall be with thee.'


1 Samuel 22:17


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p109, column 2, upper 3rd

And the king said unto the guard that stood about him: 'Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew that he fled, and did not disclose it to me.' But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.


1 Samuel 24:7


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p111, column 2, starts 2nd line

And he said unto his men: 'The LORD forbid it me, that I should do this thing unto my lord, the LORD'S anointed, to put forth my hand against him, seeing he is the LORD'S anointed.'


1 Samuel 25:28


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p113, column 2, starts 3rd line

Forgive, I pray thee, the trespass of thy handmaid; for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house, because my lord fighteth the battles of the LORD; and evil is not found in thee all thy days.


1 Samuel 26:16



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p114, column 3 bottom & p115, column 1 top

This thing is not good that thou hast done. As the LORD liveth, ye deserve to die, because ye have not kept watch over your lord, the LORD'S anointed. And now, see, where the king's spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his head.'


2 Samuel 2:5


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p121, column 1 bottom 3rd

And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said unto them: 'Blessed be ye of the LORD, that ye have shown this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul, and have buried him.


2 Samuel 3:18



Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p123, column 1 bottom line, column 2 top

now then do it; for the LORD hath spoken of David, saying: By the hand of My servant David I will save My people Israel out of the hand of the Philistines, and out of the hand of all their enemies.'


1 Kings 16:33


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p399, column 1 (bottom)

And Ahab made the Asherah; and Ahab did yet more to provoke the LORD, the God of Israel, than all the kings of Israel that were before him.


Jeremiah 2:5


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p271, column 1 (bottom)

Thus saith the LORD: what unrighteousness have your fathers found in Me, that they are gone far from Me, and have walked after things of nought, and are become nought?


Jeremiah 2:37



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p497 column 3 (bottom), p498 column 1 (top)

From him also shalt thou go forth, with thy hands upon thy head; for the LORD hath rejected them in whom thou didst trust, and thou shalt not prosper in them.


Jeremiah 3:1


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p498, column 1 (starts 2nd line)

.. saying: If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, may he return unto her again? Will not that land be greatly polluted? But thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; and wouldest thou yet return to Me? saith the LORD.


Jeremiah 3:13


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p498, column 2 (bottom 3rd)

Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the LORD thy God, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every leafy tree, and ye have not hearkened to My voice, saith the LORD.


Jeremiah 3:21



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p498, column 3 (bottom) & p499 column 1 (top)

Hark! upon the high hills is heard the suppliant weeping of the children of Israel; for that they have perverted their way, they have forgotten the LORD their God.


Jeremiah 3:22


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p499, column 1 (starts 2nd line)

Return, ye backsliding children, I will heal your backslidings.-- 'Here we are, we are come unto Thee; for Thou art the LORD our God.


Jeremiah 3:25


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p499, column 1 (just below middle)

Let us lie down in our shame, and let our confusion cover us; for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even unto this day; and we have not hearkened to the voice of the LORD our God.'


Jeremiah 4:3


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p274, column 1, below middle


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p499, column 1 (bottom area)

For thus saith the LORD to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem: break up for you a fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.


Jeremiah 4:8


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p499, column 2, middle

For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and wail; for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.


Jeremiah 5:2


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p500, middle

And though they say: 'As the LORD liveth', surely they swear falsely.


Jeremiah 5:3


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p275, column 2, lower 3rd


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p500, column 2, middle

O LORD, are not Thine eyes upon truth? Thou hast stricken them, but they were not affected; Thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction; they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.


Jeremiah 5:9


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p500, column 3, upper area

Shall I not punish for these things? saith the LORD; and shall not My soul be avenged on such a nation as this?


Jeremiah 5:15



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p500, column 3 bottom & p501, column 1 top

Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, saith the LORD; it is an enduring nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither understandest what they say.


Jeremiah 5:18


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p501, column 1 upper middle

But even in those days, saith the LORD, I will not make a full end with you.


Jeremiah 5:19


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p501, column 1 upper middle

And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say: 'Wherefore hath the LORD our God done all these things unto us?' then shalt Thou say unto them: 'Like as ye have forsaken Me, and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not yours.'


Jeremiah 5:22


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p501, column 2 upper 3rd



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p501, column 1 bottom & column 2 top

Fear ye not Me? saith the LORD; will ye not tremble at My presence? who have placed the sand for the bound of the sea, an everlasting ordinance, which it cannot pass; and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it.


Jeremiah 5:29


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p501, column 2 bottom 3rd

Shall I not punish for these things? saith the LORD; shall not My soul be avenged on such a nation as this?


Jeremiah 6:9



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p501, column 3 bottom & p502 column 1 top

Thus saith the LORD of hosts: They shall thoroughly glean as a vine the remnant of Israel; turn again thy hand as a grape-gatherer upon the shoots.


Jeremiah 8:13


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p505, column 1 middle

I will utterly consume them, saith the LORD; there are no grapes on the vine, nor figs on the fig-tree, and the leaf is faded; and I gave them that which they transgress.


Jeremiah 30:10


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p528, column 2 lower 3rd

Therefore fear thou not, O Jacob My servant, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel; for, lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall again be quiet and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.


Jeremiah 36:8


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p536, column 2 lower 3rd

And Baruch the son of Neriah did according to all that Jeremiah the prophet commanded him, reading in the book the words of the LORD in the LORD'S house.


Ezekiel 44:5


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p383, column 1 lower 3rd



Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p605, column 3 bottom & p606, column 1 top

And the LORD said unto me: 'Son of man, mark well, and behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears.


Nahum 1:3


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p406, column 3 bottom


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p635, column 2 upper 3rd

The LORD is long-suffering, and great in power, and will by no means clear the guilty: the LORD, in the whirlwind and in the storm is His way, and the clouds are the dust of His feet.


Psalms 116:4-6


Psalms 116:4


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p785, column 1 upper 3rd

But I called uponn the name of the LORD: 'I beseech thee, O LORD, deliver my soul.'


Psalms 116:5


Aleppo Codex (262.pdf), p536, column 2 upper 3rd


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p785, column 1 upper 3rd

Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is compassionate.


Psalms 116:6


Leningrad Codex (264.pdf), p785, column 1 upper 3rd

The LORD preserveth the simple; I was brought low, and He saved me.



 

English is from JPS 1917 edition of the Tanakh.

Where there are multiple images for a verse, a verse ended on the last line of a column and continued on the top line of the next column.

Lighter images of verses are taken from Leningrad.pdf and the darker images are taken from the Aleppo Codex.


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