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The Dead Sea Scrolls are indisputably the greatest manuscript discovery. From 1947 to 1956—when I reached age 4—the 800 documents were found, but in thousands of fragments. The Scrolls date from around 250BC to 68AD, 11 years before Mount Vesuvius blew its top, on August...More
Starting w/ a steep climb from the Tzukim springs followed by a walk on the Judean mt ridge w/ scenery views of the dead sea, ending w/ a visit at the dead see scrolls caves and a hardcore decent through Qumran Wadi, a trail map,...More
The actual spot where they found the dead sea scrolls is quite away from the viewing area. The history is interesting but the sight is not that exciting. A couple of holes in the ground and some areas to hold water. I know that this...More
It is the site of the most significant find that brings the Bible to life.It is a wonder how the scrolls were found in the first place.
To view the cave today one would need to be mountain climber.
Must see site.
If you can...More
If you value the importance of the dead sea scrolls to supporting the authenticity of the bible then this is a must.
Found in the caves in 1947...the scrolls show the bible hasn't changed and the hebrew language is the same.
They offer a huge...More
What a place! The caves and the history surrounding the Essene Sect and the Dead Sea scrolls brings the bible alive and coupled with a visit to the Deead Sea Scrolls museum in Jerusalem will have you amazed and convinced of the tru bible history
Without Qumran and the Dead Sea scrolls, there would be lingering academic doubts as the accuracy of the Bible. Thanks to a Bedouin boy who discovered the clay pots holding this documents, we have confirmed, dated documents of many books in the Old Testament that...More