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date: 03 December 2020

WAR SCROLL, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
Author(s):
Adele BerlinAdele Berlin, Maxine GrossmanMaxine Grossman

an eschatological text of the Dead Sea Scrolls describing the battle between the armies of God and Belial. The first manuscript, 1QM (Cave 1, 1947), which is the most complete, consists of nineteen badly mutilated columns, while six other fragmentary manuscripts were found in Cave 4 in 1951. The manuscripts range in date from the first half of the first century ... ...

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