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  • He then commanded six-and-thirty of the lads, to read the several lines softly, as they appeared upon the frame; and where they found three or four words together that might make part of a sentence, they dictated to the four remaining boys, who were scribes.

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  • The scribe was expected to perform his task with purity of spirit.
  • With the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, historians learned that Jewish scribes were very accurate.

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