Ben Naphtali, Moses ben David

(fl. 10th cent)
   Pal-estinian masoretic scholar. He lived in Tiberias. Like his contemporary Aaron ben Moses Ben Asher, he edited the punctuation and accentuation of the Hebrew Bible. His version differs only in small details in about 850 instances from Ben Asher's text.

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  • Ben Naphtali — was a rabbi and Masorete who flourished about 890 940 C.E., probably in Tiberias. Of his life little is known. His first name is in dispute. Some medieval authorities called him Jacob ; two Tchufut Kalè manuscripts have Moses b. David ; a third… …   Wikipedia

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  • MOSES — (Heb. מֹשֶׁה; LXX, Mōusēs; Vulg. Moyses), leader, prophet, and lawgiver (set in modern chronology in the first half of the 13th century B.C.E.). Commissioned to take the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses led them from his 80th year to his death at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ben Asher — Aharon ben Moshe ben Asher Pour les articles homonymes, voir Aaron. Aharon ben Moshe ben Asher (hébreu אהרון בן משה בן אשר) est un scribe juif du Xe siècle. Représentant le plus éminent de l école massorétique tibérienne, il est l auteur du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • NAPHTALI — (Heb. נַפְתָּלִי), the sixth son of Jacob and second son of Bilhah, Rachel s maid (Gen. 30:7). The name is said to derive from Rachel s words, A fateful contest (naftule) I waged (niftalti) with my sister; yes, and I have prevailed (Gen. 30:8).… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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