sopherim


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sopherim

(ˈsəʊfərɪm)
pl n
(Judaism) the Jewish scribes
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Theology scholars from Europe consider the formation and composition of the book and how it reflects preexisting traditions, motifs, and mythemes; how different layers in the book, as well as transmitters such as the sopherim, reuse and recontextualize segments from earlier versions or sources, including interpretation by Paul; and how the book or its segments have been received in new contexts, such as the African context.
The nub of the matter is that statesmen (sarim or sopherim) were also hakamim, and that the Yahwism of statesmen was different from the Yahwism of prophets.