Redemption and Resurrection
< DSS 4q521
F.2 + F.4 col.2
(.... For the heavens) and the earth shall listen to His
Messiah and all which
is in them shall not turn away from the commandments of the holy
Strenghten yourselves, O you who seek the Lord, in his service.
Will you not find the Lord in this, all those who hope in their
For the Lord seeks the pious and calls the righteous by name.
Over the humble His spirit hovers, and He renews the faithful in
His strength. For He will honor the pious upon the Throne of His
eternal kingdom, setting prisoners free, opening the eyes of the
raising up those who are bowed down.
And forever I shall hold fast to the hopeful and pious (...)
shall not be delayed (...) and the Lord shall do glorious things
which have not been done, just as He said. For He shall heal the
critically wounded, He shall revive the dead, He shall send good
to the afflicted. He shall (... the ....), He shall lead the (...),
and the hungry
he shall enrich (?) (...) and (...)
F.7 + F.5 col.2
(...) see all that the Lord has made, the earth and all that is on
the seas and all that is in them and every reservoir of water and the
(...) those who do good before the Lord (shall bless ... and not) as
these who curse.
They shall be destined to die, when the One who revives raises the
dead of His people.
Then we shall give thanks and relate to you the righteous acts of the
Lord that (...) those
destined to die. And He shall open graves (..) and (...) and (...) so
commit your works (...)
and a bridge of (...) the accursed shall be little esteemed(?)
and the heavens shall meet (...) and all the angels (...)
- Dead Sea Scrolls Index