Jewish Publication Society 2018 by University of Nebraska Press

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bibles jps hebrewenglish tanakh “virtually every rabbi and library will want this volume.” —associated press the jps hebrew-english tanakh features the oldest-known complete hebrew version of the holy scriptures side by side with jps’s renowned english translation its welldesigned format allows for ease of reading and features clear type an engaging and efficient two-column format that enables readers to move quickly from one language to the other and an organization that contemporary readers will find familiar   the hebrew text of this tanakh is based on the famed leningrad codex the masoretic text traceable to aaron ben moses ben asher ca 930 ce ben asher researched all available texts to compile an authoritative bible manuscript in 1010 ce his work was revised by samuel ben jacob a scribe in egypt lost for centuries the manuscript was eventually discovered in the mid-nineteenth century and became known as the leningrad codex this edition adapts the latest biblia hebraica stuttgartensia edition of the leningrad text by correcting errors and providing modern paragraphing   the english text in this tanakh is a slightly updated version of the acclaimed 1985 jps translation wherever possible the results of modern study of the languages and culture of the ancient near east have been brought to bear on the biblical text which allows for an english style that is reflective of the torah the biblical spirit and language rather than of the era of the translation deluxe hardcover edition navy leatherette gilded edges navy satin ribbon padded binding 2,040 pp • 6 x 9 $65.00 • 978-0-8276-0656-2 student paperback edition brown leatherette flex-binding 2,040 pp • 6 x 9 $46.95 • 978-0-8276-0697-5 pocket paperback edition black leatherette 2,030 pp • 4 x 6 $24.00 • 978-0-8276-0766-8 also of interest the five books of moses the contemporary torah the torah is the essence of jewish tradition it inspires each successive generation the current jps translation based on classical and modern sources is acclaimed for its fidelity to the ancient hebrew d av i d e s stein hardcover edition 394 pp • 6 x 9 $30.00 • 978-0-8276-0015-7 gender-sensitive adaptation of the original jps translation this adaptation of the jps translation of the torah offers readers new perspectives on the role gender plays in bible translation $34.95 hardcover • 978-0-8276-0796-5 pocket paperback edition 620 pp • 4 x 6 $20.00 • 978-0-8276-0680-7 large paperback print edition 620 pp • 7 x 10 $35.00 • 978-0-8276-0683-8 order at jps.org or 800-848-6224 11