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  • He is no great scribe, rather handling his pen like the pocket-staff he carries about with him always convenient to his grasp, and discourages correspondence with himself in others as being too artless and direct a way of doing delicate business.

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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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