Tanakh

Tanakh

[Tanakh] : A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures According to the Traditional Hebrew Text

Book - 1985
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In executing this monumental task, the translators made use of the entire range of biblical interpretation, ancient and modern, Jewish and non-Jewish. They drew upon the latest findings in linguistics and archaeology as well as the work of early rabbinic and medieval commentators, grammarians, and philologians. The resulting text is a triumph of literary style and biblical scholarship, unsurpassed in accuracy and clarity
Not since the third century B.C.E., when seventy-two elders of the tribes of Israel created the Greek translation of Scriptures known as the Septuagint, has such a broad-based committee of Jewish scholars produced a major Bible translation
It is the culmination of three decades of collaboration by academic scholars and rabbis representing the three largest branches of organized Judaism in America
The Tanakh is an entirely original translation of the Holy Scriptures into contemporary English, based on the Masoretic--the traditional Hebrew--text
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 1985
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780827602526
0827602529
Characteristics: xxvi, 1624 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Jewish Publication Society

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