4Q107 ( or 4QCantb) is a fragment of the
Song of Songsin Hebrewfound in Cave 4 at Qumranin Israeland which comprises part of the Dead Sea Scrolls. From the palaeography(script) on the fragment it has been identified as being early-Herodian, i.e. c.30-31 BCE. The scriberesponsible for 4Q107 did not write 4Q108as there are differences in writing style. Also, the lacuna in the second column of 4Q107 does not provide enough space to accommodate 4Q108.
The fragments which make up the
Song of Songsfound at Qumran are called 4Q106, 4Q107, 4Q108, and 6Q6. The scroll 4Q240is possibly a commentary on the Song of Songs.
Dead Sea Scrolls
Tanakh at Qumran
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