The Jewish Study Bible: hardback

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The Jewish Study Bible: hardback

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Oxford University Press breaks exciting new ground in the field of study Bibles with The Jewish Study Bible . This innovative volume will, for the first time, offer readers of the Hebrew Bible a resource that is specifically tailored to meet their needs.
The JSB presents the center of gravity of the Scriptures where Jews experience it--in Torah. It offers readers the fruits of various schools of Jewish traditions of biblical exegesis (rabbinic, medieval, mystical, etc.) and provides them with a wealth of ancillary materials that aid in bringing the ancient text to life. The nearly forty contributors to the work represent the cream of Jewish biblical scholarship from the world over.
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). A committee of esteemed biblical scholars and rabbis from the Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism movements produced this modern translation, which dates from 1985. Unlike other English translations based upon such ancient versions as the Septuagint and Vulgate, which emend the Hebrew text, TANAKH is faithful to the original text.
Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist Jews, professors, students, rabbis: indeed, anyone interested in acquiring a fuller understanding of the riches of the Hebrew Bible will profit from reading The Jewish Study Bible .

2208 pages, maps, diagrams, 6-9/16 x 9 mm

The Jewish Study Bible: hardback was published by Oxford University Press in January 2004 and is our 12463rd best seller. The ISBN for The Jewish Study Bible: hardback is 9780195297515.

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This edition of The Jewish Study Bible is an entire translation into English, with English study notes.  Over 40 scholars have contributed to a translation which reflects the original text very closely.

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Details for The Jewish Study Bible: hardback

Page last updated 5th November 2015
Book FormatHardback
PublisherOxford University Press (January 2004)
Number of Pages2208
Thickness46 mm
Height236 mm
Width178 mm
Product Code1146958
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