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The record is made up of Ff. 18v-22r. It was created in ca 1000. It was written in Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.

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Prayer based on Psalm 6. This text is on ff. 37v-41r of the Coptic foliation.


Begins (f. 18v, line 13-19r, line 2 [37v-38r Coptic foliation]):

يا رب لا بغضبك توبخني ولا جزك (؟)

تؤدبني ارحمني يا رب فإن عظامي قد

عطفًا علي يا رب نجني نفسي وح [first 6 or 7 letters illegible]

خلصني برحمتك ...

Ends (f. 22r, lines 3-10 [41r Coptic foliation]):

... يا رب اعطف

علي وارحمني وخلصني بشفاعة المتشفعة

السيدة أم النور والدة الخلاص وبصلو

ات الأنبياء والقديسين آمين آمين آمين تأمن

الملائكة والناس أجمعين رحم الله من

كتب ورحم من استكتب ورحم من

قرأ ومن سمع ومن قال آمين آمين آمين

رب العلمين

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Ff. 18v-22r
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Arabic in Arabic script
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Or 8857, ff 18v-22r

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ca 1000

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Catalogue record for other fragment of manuscript:

  • Löfgren, Oscar and Renato Traini, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 3 vols (Vicenza: Neri Pozza Editore, 1975–95), vol. 1, item XXXIII, pp. 33-35

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Duʿā mustakhraj min Kitāb Dāwūd al-nabī دعا مستخرج من كتاب داود النبي, British Library: Oriental Manuscripts, Or 8857, ff 18v-22r, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 27 February 2024]

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