Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Qumran Pesharim: General Studies



[for individual pesharim see bibliographies on the respective biblical books]



The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    Editions of the Pesharim texts

1.   Editio princeps

1Q pesharim: D. Barthélemy – J. T. Milik (eds.), Qumran Cave 1. With contributions by R. de Vaux, O.P., G. M. Crowfoot, H. J. Plenderleith, and G. L. Harding (DJD I ; Oxford: Clarendon, 1955; reprinted 2003).

4Q pesharim: Allegro, J. M. (ed.) with the collaboration of A. A. Anderson, Qumran Cave 4, I (4Q 158 – 4Q 186) (DJD V; Oxford: Clarendon, 1968). To be used with J. Strugnell, "Notes en marge du volume V des «Discoveries in the Judaean Desert of Jordan»", RevQ 7,2 [26] (avril 1970 [volume: 1969-71]) 163-276.

2.   Later editions

Charlesworth, J. H. – H. W. M. Rietz (eds.), with C. D. Elledge and L. Novakovic, The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations, Vol. 6B: Pesharim, Other Commentaries, and Related Documents (The Princeton Theological Seminary Dead Sea Scrolls Project, 6B; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck / Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2002), esp. 1-202 [M. Horgan (ed.), "Pesharim"].

Ego, B. – A. Lange – H. Lichtenberger – K. De Troyer (eds.), Minor Prophets (Biblia Qumranica, 3B; Leiden: Brill, 2005).

García Martínez, F. – E. J. C. Tigchelaar (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls. Study Edition. Corrected and revised paperback edition in 2 vols. (Leiden: Brill / Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000). [first edition: 1997 and 1998]

Horgan, M. P., Pesharim: Qumran Interpretations of Biblical Books (CBQMS 8; Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Association of America, 1979). [with a separate 61-page booklet containing the texts]

Lohse, E. (ed.), Die Texte aus Qumran: Hebräisch und Deutsch. Mit masoretischer Punktation, Übersetzung, Einführung und Anmerkungen. Zweite, kritisch durchgesehene und ergänzte Auflage (München: Kösel, 1971). [first edition: 1964] [includes the pesharim on Habakkuk (1Q), Nahum and Ps 37 (4Q)]

Martone, C. (ed.), Scritti di Qumran, vol. 2: edizione bilingue con puntazione vocalica, introduzione, traduzione e note (Studi biblici, 187; Brescia: Paideia, 2016). [many of the pesharim are included in this second volume]

Parry, D. W. – E. Tov (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader. 2: Exegetical Texts (Leiden: Brill, 2004). [one of a set of six volumes; for the revised edition see next item]

Parry, D. W. – E. Tov (eds.), in association with G. I. Clements, The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader. Vol. 1: Texts Concerned with Religious Law, Exegetical Texts and Parabiblical Texts. Second edition, revised and expanded (Leiden: Brill, 2014). [the six volumes of the first edition were combined into two in the second edition]

Steudel, A. (ed.), Die Texte aus Qumran II: Hebräisch/Aramäisch und Deutsch. Mit masoretischer Punktation, Übersetzung, Einführung und Anmerkungen (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2001). [for vol. 1 see Lohse above] [includes the pesharim on Micah (1Q), Isaiah and Hosea (4Q)]

II.    Studies on the Pesharim in general

Bernstein, M. J., "Introductory Formulas for Citation and Re-Citation of Biblical Verses in the Qumran Pesharim: Observations on a Pesher Technique", DSD 1 (1994) 30-70. Reprinted in M. J. Bernstein, Reading and Re-Reading Scripture at Qumran. Vol. 2: Law, Pesher and the History of Interpretation (STDJ 107/2; Leiden: Brill, 2013) 635-673.

Bernstein, M. J., "Interpretation of Scriptures", in L. H. Schiffman – J. C. VanderKam (eds.), Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. 2 vols. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) 1:376-383.

Bernstein, M. J., "Scriptures: Quotations and Use", in L. H. Schiffman – J. C. VanderKam (eds.), Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. 2 vols. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) 2:839-842.

Bernstein, M. J., "The Contribution of the Qumran Discoveries to the History of Early Biblical Interpretation", in H. Najman – J. H. Newman (eds.), The Idea of Biblical Interpretation: Essays in Honor of James L. Kugel (JSJSup 83; Leiden: Brill, 2004) 215-238. Reprinted in M. J. Bernstein, Reading and Re-Reading Scripture at Qumran. Vol. 2: Law, Pesher and the History of Interpretation (STDJ 107/2; Leiden: Brill, 2013) 363-386.

Bernstein, M. J., "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Jewish Biblical Interpretation in Antiquity: A Multi-Generic Perspective", in L. H. Schiffman – S. Tzoref (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: Scholarly Contributions of New York University Faculty and Alumni (STDJ 89; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 55-90. Reprinted in M. J. Bernstein, Reading and Re-Reading Scripture at Qumran. Vol. 2: Law, Pesher and the History of Interpretation (STDJ 107/2; Leiden: Brill, 2013) 387-420.

Berrin, S.: see also s.v. "Tzoref, S." below.

Berrin, S. L., "Pesharim", in L. H. Schiffman – J. C. VanderKam (eds), Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. 2 vol. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) 2:644-647.

Berrin, S., "Qumran Pesharim", in M. Henze (ed.), Biblical Interpretation at Qumran (Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005) 110-133.

Brooke, G. J., "Qumran Pesher: Towards a Redefinition of a Genre", RevQ 10,4 [40] (1981) 484-503.

Brooke, G. J., "The Biblical Texts in the Qumran Commentaries: Scribal Errors or Exegetical Variants?", in C. A. Evans – W. F. Stinespring (eds.), Early Jewish and Christian Exegesis. Studies in Memory of William Hugh Brownlee (Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1987) 85-100.

Brooke, G. J., "The Kittim in the Qumran Pesharim", in L. C. A. Alexander (ed.), Images of Empire (JSOTSup 122; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1991) 135-159.

Brooke, G. J., "The Pesharim and the Origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls", in M. O. Wise – N. Golb – J. J. Collins – D. G. Pardee (eds.), Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site: Present Realities and Future Prospects (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 722; New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1994) 339-353.

Brooke, G. J., "Thematic Commentaries on Prophetic Scriptures", in M. Henze (ed.), Biblical Interpretation at Qumran (Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005) 134-157.

Brooke, G. J., "The Twelve Minor Prophets and the Dead Sea Scrolls", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Congress Volume Leiden 2004 (VTSup 109; Leiden: Brill, 2006) 19-43.

Brooke, G. J., "'Pesher' and 'Midrash' in Qumran Literature. Issues for Lexicography", RevQ 24,1 [93] (2009) 79-95. Reprinted under the title "Pešer and Midraš in Qumran Literature: Issues for Lexicography", in G. J. Brooke, Reading the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essays in Method. With the assistance of N. LaCoste (EJL 39; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 99-114.

Brooke, G. J., "Aspects of the Physical and Scribal Features of some Cave 4 'Continuous' Pesharim", in S. Metso – H. Najman – E. Schuller (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls: Transmission of Traditions and Production of Texts (STDJ 92; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 133-150.

Brooke, G. J., "Genre Theory, Rewritten Bible and Pesher", DSD 17 (2010) 332-357. Reprinted in G. J. Brooke, Reading the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essays in Method. With the assistance of N. LaCoste (EJL 39; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 115-135.

Brooke, G. J., "Room for Interpretation: An Analysis of Spatial Imagery in the Qumran Pesharim", in C. Hempel (ed.), The Dead Sea Scrolls: Texts and Context (STDJ 90; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 309-324. Reprinted in G. J. Brooke, Reading the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essays in Method. With the assistance of N. LaCoste (EJL 39; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 137-149.

Brooke, G. J., "Prophetic Interpretation in the 'Pesharim'", in M. Henze (ed.), A Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012) 235-254.

Brooke, G. J., "Some Comments on Commentary", DSD 19 (2012) 249-266.

Brooke, G. J., "Textual Plurality in the Pesharim", RevQ 30,2 [112] (2018) 143-157.

Brown-deVost, B., Commentary and Authority in Mesopotamia and Qumran (JAJSup 29; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019).

Brownlee, W. H., "Biblical Interpretation among the Sectaries of the Dead Sea Scrolls", BA 14 (1951) 53-76.

Campbell, J. G., The Exegetical Texts (Companion to the Qumran Scrolls, 4; London: T & T Clark, 2004). [discusses the "thematic pesharim" and other related texts but not the "continuous pesharim"]

Carmignac, J., "Notes sur les pesharim", RevQ 3,4 [12] (1962) 505-538.

Charlesworth, J. H., The Pesharim and Qumran History: Chaos or Consensus? With appendixes by L. Novakovic (Dead Sea Scrolls; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2002).

Chilton, B. D., "Commenting on the Old Testament", in D. A. Carson – H. G. M. Williamson (eds.), It Is Written: Scripture Citing Scripture. Essays in Honour of Barnabas Lindars SSF (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988) 122-140.

Collins, J. J., "Genre Analysis and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Epilogue", DSD 17 (2010) 418-430.

Collins, J. J., "Prophecy and History in the Pesharim", in M. Popović (ed.), Authoritative Scriptures in Ancient Judaism (JSJSup 141; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 209-226.

Collins, J. J., "Reading for History in the Dead Sea Scrolls", DSD 18 (2011) 295-315.

Delcor, M., in the multi-author article, "Qumran et découvertes au désert de Juda", DBSup IX (1979 [fasc. 51: 1978]) 737-1014: Delcor discusses the pesharim esp. on 904-910 with bibliography on 916-918.

Dimant, D., "Pesharim, Qumran", ABD 5 (1992) 244-251.

Dimant, D., "Exegesis and Time in the Pesharim from Qumran", REJ 168 (2009) 373-393. Revised version [same title] in D. Dimant, History, Ideology and Bible Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Collected Studies (FAT 90; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014) 315-332.

Elledge, C. D. "Exegetical Styles at Qumran: A Cumulative Index and Commentary," RevQ 21,2 [82] (2003) 165-208.

Eshel, H., "The Kittim in the War Scroll and in the Pesharim", in D. Goodblatt – A. Pinnick – D. R. Schwartz (eds.), Historical Perspectives: From the Hasmoneans to Bar Kokhba in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 27-31 January, 1999 (STDJ 37; Leiden: Brill, 2001) 29-44.

Evans, C. A., "Biblical Interpretation at Qumran", in A. J. Avery-Peck – J. Neusner – B. D. Chilton (eds.), Judaism in Late Antiquity, Part 5, Section 2: The Judaism of Qumran: A Systemic Reading of the Dead Sea Scrolls. World View, Comparing Judaisms (Handbuch der Orientalistik, 1: Der Nahe und Mittlere Osten / Handbook of Oriental Studies, 1: The Near and Middle East, 57; Leiden: Brill, 2001) 105-124.

Fabry, H.-J. – U. Dahmen, "פֵּשֶׁר pešær, etc.", TWAT VI (1989) 810-816; = TDOT 12.152-158; = GLAT VII.406-413.

Fabry, H.-J., "Schriftverständnis und Schriftauslegung der Qumran-Essener", in H. Merklein – K. Müller – G. Stemberger (eds.), Bibel in jüdischer und christlicher Tradition. Festschrift für Johann Maier zum 60. Geburtstag (BBB 88; Frankfurt am Main: Hain, 1993) 87-96.

Fabry, H.-J., "Die Rezeption biblischer Texte in frühjüdischer Zeit im Licht der Qumrantexte", in N. Dávid – A. Lange (eds.), Qumran and the Bible. Studying the Jewish and Christian Scriptures in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls (CBET 57; Leuven: Peeters, 2010) 111-129.

Finkel, A., "The Pesher of Dreams and Scriptures", RevQ 4,3 [15] (1963) 357-370.

Finkel, A., "The Oracular Interpretation of the Torah and Prophets as Reflected in the Temple Scroll and Pesharim of Qumran", in D. Assaf (ed.), Proceedings of the Eleventh World Congress of Jewish Studies. Division A: The Bible and its World (Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Studies – The Magnes Press, 1994) 179-184.

Fishbane, M., "The Qumran Pesher and Traits of Ancient Hermeneutics", in A. Shinan (ed.), Proceedings of the Sixth World Congress of Jewish Studies, held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 13-19 August 1973. Volume 1. Division A. (Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Studies, 1977) 97-114.

Fishbane, M., "Use, Authority and Interpretation of Mikra at Qumran", in M. J. Mulder (ed.), Mikra. Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum. Section 2: The Literature of the Jewish People in the Period of the Second Temple and the Talmud, Volume 1; Assen – Maastricht: Van Gorcum; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1988) 339-377. [this volume was later reprinted as a paperback first at: Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2004, and then at Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010.]

Friebel, K. G., "Biblical Interpretation in the Pesharim of the Qumran Community", HS 22 (1981) 13-24.

Fröhlich, I., "Le genre littéraire des Pesharim de Qumrân", RevQ 12,3 [47] (1986) 383-398.

Fröhlich, I., "Caractères formels des Pesharim de Qumran et la littérature apocalyptique", in M. Augustin – K.-D. Schunk (eds.), "Wünschet Jerusalem Frieden". Collected Communications to the XIIth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Jerusalem 1986 (BEATAJ 13; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 1988) 449-456.

Fröhlich, I., "Pesher, Apocalyptical Literature and Qumran", in J. Trebolle Barrera – L. Vegas Montaner (eds.), The Madrid Qumran Congress. Proceedings of the International Congress on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Madrid 18-21 March, 1991. Volume One (STDJ 11; Leiden: Brill, 1992) 295-305.

Fröhlich, I., "The Prophetic Voice in the Qumran Pesharim", in D. W. Parry – S. D. Ricks – A. C. Skinner (eds.), The Prophetic Voice at Qumran. The Leonardo Museum Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, 11-12 April 2014 (STDJ 120; Leiden: Brill, 2017) 4-20.

Gabbay, U., "Akkadian Commentaries from Ancient Mesopotamia and their Relation to Early Hebrew Exegesis", DSD 19 (2012) 267-312.

Gabrion, H., "L'interprétation de l'Ecriture dans la littérature de Qumrân", in Wolfgang Haase (ed.), Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt: Geschichte und Kultur Roms im Spiegel der neueren Forschung. Teil II: Principat. Vol. 19.1: Religion (Judentum: Allgemeines; palästinisches Judentum) (Berlin: De Gruyter, 1979) 779-848.

García Martínez, F., "El Pesher: interpretación profética de la Escritura", Salmanticensis 26 (1979) 125-139.

Gertner, M., "Terms of Scriptural Interpretation: A Study in Hebrew Semantics", BSOAS 25 (1962) 1-27.

Hagedorn, A. C. – S. Tzoref, "Attitudes to Gentiles in the Minor Prophets and in Corresponding Pesharim", DSD 20 (2013) 472-509.

Harkins, A. K., "Theological Attitudes toward the Scriptural Text: Lessons from the Qumran and Syriac Exegetical Traditions", TS 67 (2005) 498-516.

Hartog, P. B., Pesher and Hypomnema: A Comparison of Two Commentary Traditions from the Hellenistic-Roman Period (STDJ 121; Leiden: Brill, 2017).

Hartog, P. B., "Pesher as Commentary", in P. B. Hartog – A. Schofield – S. I. Thomas (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Study of the Humanities: Method, Theory, Meaning. Proceedings of the Eighth Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies (Munich, 4-7 August, 2013) (STDJ 125; Leiden: Brill, 2018) 92-116.

Hartog, P. B., "Textual Fixity and Fluidity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Alexandrian Homer Scholarship and the Qumran Pesharim", RevQ 30,2 [112] (2018) 173-190.

Henze, M. (ed.), Biblical Interpretation at Qumran (Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005).

Horgan, M. P., "The Bible Explained (Prophecies)", in R. A. Kraft – G. W. E. Nickelsburg (eds.), Early Judaism and its Modern Interpreters (The Bible and Its Modern Interpreters, 2 / Society of Biblical Literature Centennial Publications; Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1986) 247-258.

Jassen, A. P., "The Pesharim and the Rise of Commentary in Early Jewish Scriptural Interpretation", DSD 19 (2012) 363-398.

Jokiranta, J., Social Identity and Sectarianism in the Qumran Movement (STDJ 105; Leiden: Brill, 2013).

Jucci, E., "Il pesher, un ponte tra il passato e il futuro", Hen 8 (1986) 321-338.

Jucci, E., "Interpretazione e storia nei pesharim qumranici", BeO 29 (1987) 163-170.

Jucci, E., "Il genere 'pesher' e la profezia", in G. L. Prato (ed.), Israele alla ricerca di identità tra il III sec. a.C. e il I sec. d.C. Atti del V Convegno di Studi Veterotestamentari: Bressanone, 7-9 settembre 1987 (Ricerche storico-bibliche, 1/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1989) 151-168.

Kister, M., "A Common Heritage: Biblical Interpretation at Qumran and its Implications", in M. E. Stone – E. G. Chazon (eds), Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation of the Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 12–14 May, 1996 (STDJ 28; Leiden: Brill, 1998) 101-111.

Kratz, R. G., "Text and Commentary: The 'Pesharim' of Qumran in the Context of Hellenistic Scholarship", in T. L. Thompson – P. Wajdenbaum (eds.), The Bible and Hellenism: Greek Influence on Jewish Literature and Early Christian Literature (Copenhagen International Seminar; Durham: Acumen, 2014) 212-229.

Kratz, R. G., "Biblical Interpretation and Redaction History", HeBAI 9 (2020) 209-246.

Lange, A., "Reading the Decline of Prophecy", in K. De Troyer – A. Lange (eds.), Reading the Present in the Qumran Library: The Perception of the Contemporary by Means of Scriptural Interpretations (SBLSymS 30; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature; Leiden: Brill, 2005) 181-191.

Lange, A. – Z. Pleše, "The Qumran Pesharim and the Derveni Papyrus: Transpositional Hermeneutics in Ancient Jewish and Ancient Greek Commentaries", in A. Lange – E. Tov – M. Weigold (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls in Context. Integrating the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Study of Ancient Texts, Languages, and Cultures. Volume Two (VTSup 140,2; Leiden: Brill, 2011) 895-922.

Larsen, D. J., "Exegete as Prophet? Qumran Methods of Receiving Revelation for Pesher Interpretation", in D. W. Parry – S. D. Ricks – A. C. Skinner (eds.), The Prophetic Voice at Qumran. The Leonardo Museum Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, 11-12 April 2014 (STDJ 120; Leiden: Brill, 2017) 58-82.

Lemaire, A., "פשר et פרש, Esséniens et Pharisiens: Deux interprétations de l'écriture", in C. Batsch – M. Vârtejanu-Joubert (eds.), Manières de penser dans l'Antiquité méditerranéenne et orientale. Mélanges offerts à Francis Schmidt par ses élèves, ses collègues et ses amis (JSJSup 134; Leiden: Brill, 2009) 51-60.

Lim, T. H., "Biblical Quotations in the Pesharim and the Text of the Bible – Methodological Considerations", in E. D. Herbert – E. Tov (eds.), The Bible as Book. The Hebrew Bible and the Judaean Desert Discoveries (London: British Library, 2002) 71-79.

Lim, T. H., Pesharim (Companion to the Qumran Scrolls, 3; London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002).

Machiela, D. A., "The Qumran Pesharim as Biblical Commentaries: Historical Context and Lines of Development", DSD 19 (2012) 313-362. .

Monti, L., "L'esegesi variegata di testi profetici a Qumran come espressione di un vincolo di subordinazione", in G. L. Prato (ed.), Scritti qumranici e scritture autorevoli: la gestazione del testo biblico a Qumran. Atti del XVI Convegno di Studi Veterotestamentari (Ariccia, 7-9 settembre 2009) (Ricerche storico-bibliche, 23/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 2011) 75-89.

Müller, M., "Pesher Commentary and its Afterlife in the New Testament", in G. J. Brooke – J. Høgenhaven (eds.), The Mermaid and the Partridge: Essays from the Copenhagen Conference on Revising Texts from Cave Four (STDJ 96; Leiden: Brill, 2011) 279-287.

Niehoff, M. R., "Commentary Culture in the Land of Israel from an Alexandrian Perspective", DSD 19 (2012) 442-463.

Nissinen, M., "Pesharim as Divination. Qumran Exegesis, Omen Interpretation and Literary Prophecy", in K. De Troyer – A. Lange (eds.), Prophecy After the Prophets? The Contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Understanding of Biblical and Extra-Biblical Prophecy (CBET 52; Leuven: Peeters, 2009) 43-60. Reprinted in M. Nissinen, Prophetic Divination: Essays in Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy (BZAW 494; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019) 663-680.

Nitzan, B., "The Pesher and Other Methods of Instruction", in Z. J. Kapera (ed.), The Teacher of Righteousness. Literary Studies (Qumranica Mogilanensia, 3; Kraków: The Engima Press, 1991) 209-211.

Nitzan, B., "Approaches to Biblical Exegesis in Qumran Literature", in S. M. Paul – R. A. Kraft – L. H. Schiffman – W. W. Fields (eds.), Emanuel: Studies in Hebrew Bible, Septuagint and Dead Sea Scrolls in Honor of Emanuel Tov (VTSup 94; Leiden: Brill, 2003) 347-365.

Nitzan, B., "The Continuity of Biblical Interpretation in the Qumran Scrolls and Rabbinic Literature", in T. H. Lim – J. J. Collins (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) 337-350.

Porzig, P., "Textgeleitete und gruppenbezogene Auslegungsprozesse in den Handschriften von Qumran. Ausgewählte Beispiele", in W. Bührer (ed.), Schriftgelehrte Fortschreibungs- und Auslegungsprozesse: Textarbeit im Pentateuch, in Qumran, Ägypten und Mesopotamien (FAT II/108; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019) 87-111.

Rabinowitz, I., "Pêsher/Pittârôn: Its Biblical Meaning and its Significance in the Qumran Literature", RevQ 8,2 [30] (Mar. 1973 [vol. 1972-1975]) 219-232.

Rizzolo, N., "Il principio ermeneutico dei pesharim: l'interpretazione delle profezie tra mistero e presunzione di alternatività", RivB 62 (2014) 145-175.

Rizzolo, N., Pesher. L'interpretazione della parola per la fine giorni. Studio sul genere letterario dei Pesharym (EtBib n. s. 73; Leuven: Peeters, 2017).

Shemesh, A., "Biblical Exegesis and Interpretation from Qumran to the Rabbis", in M. Henze (ed.), A Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012) 467-489.

Slomovic, E., "Towards an Understanding of the Exegesis in the Dead Sea Scrolls", RevQ 7,1 [25] (déc. 1969 [1969-1971]) 3-15.

Smith, M. S., "What is a Scriptural Text in the Second Temple Period? Texts Between Their Biblical Past, Their Inner-Biblical Interpretation, Their Reception in Second Temple Literature, and Their Textual Witnesses", in L.H. Schiffman – S. Tzoref (eds.), The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: Scholarly Contributions of New York University Faculty and Alumni (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 89; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 271-298.

Snyder, H. G., "Naughts and Crosses: Pesher Manuscripts and Their Significance for Reading Practices at Qumran", DSD 7 (2000) 26-48.

Tzoref, S.: see also s.v. "Berrin, S." above.

Tzoref, S., "Qumran Pesharim and the Pentateuch: Explicit Citation, Overt Typologies, and Implicit Interpretive Traditions", DSD 16 (2009) 190-220.

Tzoref, S., "Pesher and Periodization", DSD 18 (2011) 129-154.

VanderKam, J. C., "To What End? Functions of Scriptural Interpretations in Qumran Texts", in P. W. Flint (ed.), Studies in the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, and the Septuagint Presented to Eugene Ulrich (VTSup 101; Leiden: Brill, 2006) 302-320.

Vermes, G., "Biblical Interpretation at Qumran", in A. Ben-Tor – J. C. Greenfield – A. Malamat (eds.), Yigael Yadin Memorial Volume (Eretz-Israel 20; Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1989) 184*-191*.

Wacholder, B. Z., "The Righteous Teacher in the Pesherite Commentaries", HUCA 73 (2002) 1-27.

Weigold, M., "Ancient Jewish Commentaries in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Multiple Interpretations as a Distinctive Feature", in N. Dávid – A. Lange – K. De Troyer – S. Tzoref (eds.), The Hebrew Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls (FRLANT 239; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012) 281-294.

Williamson, R., "Pesher: A Cognitive Model of the Genre", DSD 17 (2010) 307-331.