The Commentary on Habakkuk Scroll (1QpHab) Written in Hebrew

Unknown1st century CE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel


  • Title: The Commentary on Habakkuk Scroll (1QpHab) Written in Hebrew
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1st century CE
  • Location: Qumran, Cave 1
  • Type: Scroll
  • Rights: Government of Israel, Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Parchment
  • Inscription: "And God told Habakkuk to write down that which would happen to the final generation, but He did not make known to him when time would come to an end. And as for that which He said, That he who reads may read it speedily (Habakkuk 2:2) interpreted this concerns the Teacher of Righteousness, to whom God made known all the mysteries of the words of His servants the Prophets."
  • Exhibition: A Day at Qumran: The Dead Sea Sect and Its Scrolls, Shrine of the Book, Opening date: 2004 "Land der Bibel", Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, 22/09/1997 - 18/01/1998 Cradle of Christianity, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, Spring 2000 - Winter 2001
  • Dimensions: H: 14; L: 148 cm
  • Curator: Roitman, Adolfo

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