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A collation of the Letter in its single exemplar and in the often difficult, largely unpointed hand of the scribe (facsimile of the relevant folios provided by Michot, 143-60) makes apparent the erudition Michot brings to its decipherment.
In the unpointed script there was no way to distinguish between shin and sin.
7] Of the reader of an unpointed Hebrew text, she writes: "Adding vowels and breath to the text, he appeared to become the one who gave God his sound-making organs and in whom the divine presence was renewed" (p.
Throughout he was faced with two difficulties: an unpointed text in difficult passages, and his polemical need to demonstrate to the Christian world the superiority of the Hebrew over against the LXX.