A COMPARISON BETWEEN THE MOST NUMEROUS COPIES OF OLD TESTAMENT TEXTS FOUND AMONG THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS AND THE MOST QUOTED OLD TESTAMENT PASSAGES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT

Top 10 Old Testament references found
in the New Testament

Top 10 Old Testament texts found at Qumran
(number of copies found in the Dead Sea Scrolls)

1. Psalms 79 1. Psalms 34
2. Isaiah 66 2. Deuteronomy 27
3. Deuteronomy 54 3. Isaiah 24
4. Exodus 44 4. Genesis 20
5. Genesis 39 5. Exodus 14
6. Minor Prophets 30 6. Leviticus   9
7. Leviticus 17 7. Daniel   8
8. Daniel   5 7. Minor Prophets   8
8. Jeremiah   5 9. Jeremiah   6
10. Proverbs   4 9. Ezekiel   6

Michal Hunt © 2000