By Adele Berlin, Marc Zvi Brettler
The Jewish learn Bible is a one-volume source adapted particularly for the wishes of scholars of the Hebrew Bible. approximately 40 students all over the world contributed to the interpretation and interpretation of the Jewish learn Bible, representing the simplest of Jewish biblical scholarship to be had this present day. A committee of highly-respected biblical students and rabbis from the Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism hobbies produced this contemporary translation.
No wisdom of Hebrew is needed for one to use this detailed quantity. The Jewish research Bible makes use of The Jewish book Society TANAKH Translation.
Since its book, the Jewish learn Bible has turn into essentially the most renowned volumes in Oxford's celebrated line of bibles. the standard of scholarship, easy-to-navigate layout, and colourful supplementary beneficial properties carry the traditional textual content to existence.
* Informative essays that handle a wide selection of themes in terms of Judaism's use and interpretation of the Bible during the a while.
* In-text tables, maps, and charts.
* Tables of weights and measures.
* Verse and bankruptcy ameliorations.
* desk of Scriptural Readings.
* word list of technical phrases.
* An index to all of the research fabrics.
* complete colour New Oxford Bible Maps, with index.
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10-22: Jacob's dream at Bethel. This passage, which in response to so much resource critics is a combina tion of J and E, is the continuation of 27. forty five, and documents Jacob's first direct come upon with God. In a dream, he sees a "stairway" or ramp of the kind with which Mesopotamian temple towers (ziggurats) have been outfitted and atop which the deity used to be concept to seem to speak to his worshippers (28. 12). The LoRD as sures Jacob that he'll inherit the patriarchal promise, therefore demon strating that, although deceitfully it was once gotten, Isaac's blessing on him conforms to God's will and that Jacob's exile should be pace rary (vv. 13-15). Waking, Jacob re- TORAH G E N E S I S to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. all of the households of the earth shall bless themselves through you and your descendants. 15 take into account, i'm with you: i'll shield you anyplace you move and may convey you again to this land. i can't depart you till i've got performed what i've got promised you. " 16Jacob aroused from sleep from his sleep and acknowledged, "Surely the LoRD is found in this position, and that i didn't comprehend it! " 17 Shaken, he stated, "How remarkable is that this position! this is often none except the home of God, and that's the gateway to heaven. " 18 Early within the morning, Jacob took the stone that he had placed lower than his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil at the best of it. 19 He named that website Bethel;• yet formerly the identify of town have been Luz. 20Jacob then made a vow, asserting, "If God is still with me, if He protects me in this trip that i'm making, and provides me bread to devour and garments to put on, 21 and if I go back secure to my father's house-the LoRD will probably be my God. 22 And this stone, which i've got arrange as a pillar, might be God's dwelling house; and of all that you simply supply me, i'm going to put aside a tithe for You. " 2 nine Jacob b·resumed his journey·b and got here to the land of the Easterners. 2 There prior to his eyes was once a good within the open. 3 flocks of sheep have been mendacity there beside it, for the flocks have been watered from that good. The stone at the mouth of the good was once huge. three while all of the flocks have been collected there, the stone will be rolled from the mouth of the good and the sheep watered; then the stone will be positioned again as a substitute at the mouth of the good. 4Jacob acknowledged to them, "My buddies, the place are you from? " they usually acknowledged, "We are from Haran. " S He acknowledged to them, "Do you recognize Laban the son of Nahor? " and so they acknowledged, "Yes, we do. " 6 He persevered, "Is he good? " They an swered, "Yes, he's; and there's his daughter Rachel, com ing with the flock. " 7 He stated, "It continues to be wide sunlight, too early to around up the animals; water the flock and take them to pasture. " B yet they stated, "We can't, until eventually all of the flocks are rounded up; then the stone is rolled off the mouth of the good and we water the sheep. " nine whereas he was once nonetheless talking with them, Rachel got here together with her father's flock; for she used to be a shepherdess. 10 And n I. e. , "lwuse of God. " b-b Lit. "lifted alizes the awesomeness of where and consecrates it as a sanc tuary (vv.