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The fixed and textually authoritative written form of the Hebrew Scriptures. Also the basis of many Christian Old Testament translations.

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Approximately how many manuscripts of the Old Testament are extant today?

When looking into this, the closest I got to an answer is that the Masoretes were great copyists, but that they also had a way of disposing of older manuscripts, through the process of burial, and ...