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superscription

 [soo″per-skrip´shun]
something written above; the symbol ℞ or prescription sign (“take thou”), which is the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription.

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn),
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by the sign Rx.
[L. super-scribo, pp. -scriptus, to write on or over]

superscription

/su·per·scrip·tion/ (-skrip´shun) the heading of a prescription, i.e., the symbol ℞ or the word Recipe, meaning “take.”

superscription

(so͞o′pər-skrĭp′shən)
n.
The part of a prescription that bears the Latin word recipe represented by the symbol ℞.

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn)
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction recipe, (L., take), usually denoted by the sign Rx.

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn)
Beginning of a prescription, consisting of injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by sign Rx.

superscription

something written above; the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription, the - prescription sign ('Take thou').
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This view of the superscription, claiming that it links Psalm 6 with berit milah, is hard to substantiate.
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What the Sages did here was to use the superscription of the psalm in order to comment on the theological significance of circumcision and how it relates to other religious precepts.
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Tanner suggests that, "one strong possibility is that their intent with this superscription was to imagine how Moses might speak again at a crucial point in Israel's theological and historical life" (p.
Some blank spaces in the actual manuscripts are not represented as accurately as others and in particular, possibly because it is very problematic for computer typesetting, the interlinear superscriptions are often too far to the left or right.
Though there are many variations in the superscriptions found in the Psalter, only Psalms 47, 49 and 85 bear the identical four Hebrew words: "La-menatzeah Li-v'nai Korah Mizmor [For the leader.
NEB eliminates the superscriptions in its translation.
Craigie contains an adequate introduction to the entire Psalter, to which the four introductory pages in this volume are supplementary, discussing only what is relevant to Psalms 51-100: variations in superscriptions and in the themes which are characteristic of the various types of psalm.
That revised edition also laid down sectional superscriptions, of which 6b1, 7pj2, and gal are largely free.
There are no section superscriptions, and generally less textual variation than in the Pentateuchal books; apparently the second edition here represents a less thorough revision.