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The Jewish Study Bible : Featuring the Jewish Publication Society Tanakh Translation - Adele Berlin

The Jewish Study Bible

Featuring the Jewish Publication Society Tanakh Translation

By: Adele Berlin (Editor), Marc Zvi Brettler (Editor), Michael A. Fishbane (Editor)

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The Jewish Study Bible is a one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. Nearly forty scholars worldwide contributed to the translation and interpretation of the Jewish Study Bible, representing the best of Jewish biblical scholarship available today. A committee of highly-respected biblical scholars and rabbis from the Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism movements produced this modern translation.

No knowledge of Hebrew is required for one to make use of this unique volume. The JSB uses The Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation, whose name is an acronym formed from the Hebrew initials of the three sections into which the Hebrew Bible is traditionally divided (Torah, Instruction; Nevi'im, Prophets; and Kethubim, Writings).

Since its publication, the Jewish Study Bible has become one of the most popular volumes in Oxford's celebrated line of bibles. The quality of scholarship, easy-to-navigate format, and vibrant supplementary features bring the ancient text to life. The Jewish Study Bible is a perfect, uniquely affordable resource for both students and general readers.

* Informative essays that address a wide variety of topics relating to Judaism's use and interpretation of the Bible through the ages.
* In-text tables, maps, and charts.
* Tables of weights and measures.
* Verse and chapter differences.
* Table of Scriptural Readings.
* Glossary of technical terms.
* An index to all the study materials.
* Full color New Oxford Bible Maps, with index.

The Jewish Study Bible deserves a place on the shelves of every serious student of the Bible, Jewish or not. John Barton, Times Literary Supplement On every count The Jewish Study Bible is a pre-eminent example of the genre. Jewish or Christian Bible readers who want to know what is now believed about the formation and meaning of the Bible by mainstream scholars in both faiths will find it a highly reliable guide, while its exploration of the treatment of the Bible in Jewish tradition gives access to information very difficult for the non-specialist to come by in any other way. Some forty Jewish scholars ... have produced a masterpiece. John Barton, Times Literary Supplement

Maps and Diagrams
Introduction: What Is The Jewish Study Bible?
Preface to the 1985 JPS Edition
Alphabetical Listing of the Books of the Bible
Hebrew Transliteration
Guide to Abbreviations and Terms
Torah: Introductionp. 1
Genesis: Introduction and Annotationsp. 8
Exodus: Introduction and Annotationsp. 102
Leviticus: Introduction and Annotationsp. 203
Numbers: Introduction and Annotationsp. 281
Deuteronomy: Introduction and Annotationsp. 356
Nev'im: Introductionp. 451
Joshua: Introduction and Annotationsp. 462
Judges: Introduction and Annotationsp. 508
First Samuel: Introduction and Annotationsp. 558
Second Samuel: Introduction and Annotationsp. 619
First Kings: Introduction and Annotationsp. 668
Second Samuel: Introduction and Annotationsp. 726
Isaiah: Introduction and Annotationsp. 780
Jeremiah: Introduction and Annotationsp. 917
Ezekiel: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1042
The Twelve Minor Prophets: Introductions and Annotationsp. 1139
Hoseap. 1143
Joelp. 1166
Amosp. 1176
Obadiahp. 1193
Jonahp. 1198
Micahp. 1205
Nahump. 1219
Habakkukp. 1226
Zephaniahp. 1234
Haggaip. 1243
Zechariahp. 1249
Malachip. 1268
Kethuvim: Introductionp. 1275
Psalms: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1280
Proverbs: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1447
Job: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1499
The Scrolls: Introductionp. 1563
The Song of Songs: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1564
Ruth: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1578
Lamentations: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1587
Ecclesiastes: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1603
Esther: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1623
Daniel: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1640
Ezra: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1666
Nehemiah: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1688
First Chronicles: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1712
Second Chronicles: Introduction and Annotationsp. 1765
Essays: Introductionp. 1827
Inner-biblical Interpretationp. 1829
Early Nonrabbinic Interpretationp. 1835
Classical Rabbinic Interpretationp. 1844
Midrash and Midrashic Interpretationp. 1863
Medieval Jewish Interpretationp. 1876
Post-medieval Jewish Interpretationp. 1900
Modern Jewish Interpretationp. 1908
The Bible in the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 1920
The Bible in the Synagoguep. 1929
The Bible in the Liturgyp. 1937
The Bible in the Jewish Philosophical Traditionp. 1948
The Bible in the Jewish Mystical Tradition: Backgroundp. 1976
The Glorious Name and the Incarnate Torahp. 1979
The Bible in Israeli Lifep. 1990
Jewish Women's Scholarly Writings on the Biblep. 2000
Jewish Translations of the Biblep. 2005
The Religion of the Biblep. 2021
Concepts of Purity in the Biblep. 2041
Historical and Geographical Background to the Bible: Adaptedp. 2048
Languages of the Biblep. 2062
Textual Criticism of the Biblep. 2067
The Canonization of the Biblep. 2072
The Development of the Masoretic Biblep. 2077
The Modern Study of the Bible: Adaptedp. 2084
Reading Biblical Poetryp. 2097
Tables and Charts: Weights and Measuresp. 2105
Tables and Charts: Timelinep. 2106
Tables and Charts: Chronological Table of Rulersp. 2110
Tables and Charts: Calendarp. 2114
Tables and Charts: Tale of Biblical Readingsp. 2115
Tables and Charts: Chapter and Verse Differencesp. 2118
Translations of Primary Sourcesp. 2120
Glossaryp. 2122
Indexp. 2143
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ISBN: 9780195297515
ISBN-10: 0195297512
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 2208
Published: 4th January 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.78  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 1.5