Virtual Dead Sea scrolls get more than a million hits in just one week
An analysis of the visitors to the site, which can be accessed directly at dss.collections.imj.org.il or through the museum's general website, reveals broad interest from almost every country on earth, including Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Syria.
While the museum had anticipated wide interest in the website, interest has exceeded expectations. Between last Monday, when the website was launched, and Sunday morning, Google logged 1,042,104 visitors to the site, which not only provides an opportunity to see detailed images of the five scrolls, but also features an English translation.
The scrolls were photographed in the museum vault where they are kept using a special camera with a flash that does not cause damage during the photography process....
Yes, we should be able to read Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek, but I can't. There is nothing magical about these scrolls, The Dead Sea Scrolls like the one of Isaiah confirms the accuracy of the Bible, and I have I looked at the bits and pieces of the scrolls on the Internet before, interesting. But if you're like me, when you seen one Dead Sea Scroll, you've seen them all. and also a warning from a Baptist pastor at the turn of the 20th Century pointed out,
William Bell Riley wrote: Is the King James version absolutely inerrant? On this point we are inclined to think that, even unto comparatively recent years, such a theory has been entertained. The result, of course, is to make a sort of fetish of the book. That is why, in many a family, it is kept on the center-table and seldom used. They do not want to soil its sacrednessâ€¦.