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Title Biblical Hebrew, biblical texts : essays in memory of Michael P. Weitzman / edited by Ada Rapaport-Albert and Gillian Greenberg
Published Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (528 pages) : portrait
Series Hebrew Bible and its versions ; 2
Journal for the study of the Old Testament Supplement series ; 333
Hebrew Bible and its versions ; 2
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 333
Contents Isaiah and the Holy One of Israel / H.G.M. Williamson -- Some difficult words in Isaiah 28.10 and 13 / John A. Emerton -- The legacy of Lowth : Robert Lowth and the book of Isaiah in particular / Robert P. Gordon -- Hosea : the rabbinic commentators and the ancient versions / Andrew A. Macintosh -- The sacrifice of fools and the wisdom of silence : Qoheleth, Job and the presence of God / Coralie A. Gutridge -- Tin and tin-lead alloys in Hebrew and Jewish Aramaic / Dan Levene and Beno Rothenberg -- Ark, archaism and misappropriation / Raphael Loewe -- The ancient versions of the Hebrew Bible : their nature and significance / Anthony Gelston -- Greek words shared by the Peshitta and Targums to the Pentateuch / Jan Joosten -- Multidimensional scaling (mapping) of Peshitta manuscripts of Numbers and Deuteronomy / Donald Walter -- Text divisions in the Syriac translations of Isaiah / Sebastian P. Brock -- Some secondary expansions in the Masoretic text of Jeremiah : retroversion is perilous but the risk may be worthwhile / Gillian Greenberg -- Twin Targums : Psalm 18 and 2 Samuel 22 / Marian Smelik and Willem Smelik -- Making sense of Job 37.13 : translation strategies in 1 1Q10, Peshitta and the rabbinic Targum / Sally L. Gold -- The Qumran Pesharim and the text of Isaiah in the Cave 4 manuscripts / George J. Brooke -- 3 Maccabees, Hanukkah and Purim / Philip S. Alexander -- The translation of I Enoch 70.1 : some methodological issues / Michael A. Knibb -- Jewish and Christian collaboration in ancient Syria / Michael M. Winter -- A Karshuni (Christian Arabic) account of the descent of the watchers / Siam Bhayro -- The relation between Biblical text and lectionary systems in the Eastern Church / Konrad D. Jenner -- "Come here ... and let us sit and read ..." : the use of Psalms in five Syriac authors / David J. Lane -- The Hebrew and the Greek as alternatives to the Syriac version in Išoʻdad's Commentary on the Psalms / R. Bas ter Haar Romeny -- Did Jacob of Edessa know Hebrew? / Alison Salvesen -- Goethe on Hebrew / Eeward Ullendorff
Summary This collection focuses on the Hebrew Bible, its ancient versions and textual history. These are the fields in which the late Dr Weitzman had made his name, and the volume commemorates his lifetime's work, so prematurely ended. But it also stands on its o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 476-501) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
English text, with Biblical quotations in Hebrew
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Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament -- Versions.
Bible. Old Testament.
Eastern churches.
Oude Testament.
Eastern churches.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- Language Study.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Greenberg, Gillian, 1935-
Rapoport-Albert, Ada.
ISBN 0567544672