This variation of MS London BL OR7562 and different similar MSS, and the accompanying linguistic and philological learn, speak about a Samaritan variation of Saadya s Judeo-Arabic translation of the Pentateuch, its major features and position between different early Medieval Arabic Bible translations, viz., different types of Saadya s translation of the Pentateuch, different Samaritan Arabic models of the Pentateuch, and Christian and Karaite Arabic Bible translations. The research analyses a number of the parts of this model, its transmission, its language, the level to which the Samaritans tailored this model of Saadya s translation to their very own model of the Hebrew Pentateuch, and their attainable reasons in deciding upon it for his or her personal use."

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