A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli, and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, Volume 2

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Luzac, 1903 - Aramaic language - 1736 pages

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Excellent source for knowing the rabbinical Hebrew

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The book by Marcus Jastrow is a classic dictionary, being an indispensable source for knowledge on the rabbinical Hebrew and on the rabbinical Aramaic. Jastrow's work complements the dictionaries by Michael Sokoloff on the Jewish Babylonian Aramaic and on the Jewish Palestinian Aramaic. Read full review

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I haven't used this dictionary as of yet but I received it at an excellent price and will use it in the future since I will be going to Bible School until God calls me home to be with Him.Thank you again. Read full review

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Page 807 - I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people: Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation.
Page 977 - the distance between the tip of the thumb and that of the index finger when held apart, or between the root of the thumb and the dp of the index finger when the former is leaning against the latter
Page 1075 - Holy Day), certain eatables to remain in their place over the next day, by which act he transfers his abode to that place, and his movements on the Sabbath...
Page 1165 - Everything is given on pledge, and a net is spread for all the living: the shop is open; and the dealer gives credit ; and the ledger lies open ; and the hand writes ; and whosoever wishes to borrow may come and borrow; but the collectors regularly make their daily round, and exact payment from man whether he be content or not ; and they have that whereon they can rely in their demand ; and the judgment is a judgment of truth; and everything is prepared for the feast.
Page 1075 - Sabbath from one to the other and across the court is permitted ; (c) with reference to preparing meals (VW3n) for the Sabbath on a Holy Day occurring on a Friday : a person prepares a dish on Thursday [or the preceding week-day] and lets it lie over until the end of Sabbath, by which act all the cooking for the Sabbath which he does on the Holy Day (Friday) is merely a continuation of the preparation begun on Thursday.
Page 1052 - Blessed be the name of his glorious kingdom, for ever and ever...
Page 1151 - An old man in the house is a snare (an obstacle) in the house ; an old woman in the house is a treasure in the house :('Erac., 19a).
Page 1021 - First, there are those who steal the hearts of people: He who urges his neighbor to be his guest when in his heart he does not mean to invite him; he who frequently offers gifts to his neighbor knowing well that they will not be accepted ; and he who makes his guest believe that he is opening a barrel of wine especially for him when in reality it had been sold to the retailer.
Page 712 - I have learned much from my teachers, more from my colleagues, and most of all from my disciples." R. Hanina bar Papa cited a contradiction : " It is written [Isaiah, xxi. 14]: 'Toward him that is thirsty they bring water '; and further, it is written [ibid. Iv. 1] : ' Every one of ye that thirsteth, come ye to the water'?
Page 1075 - ... the inmates contribute their share towards a dish which is deposited in one of the dwellings, by which act all the dwellings are considered as common to all (one n^l), and the carrying of objects on the Sabbath from one to the other and across the court is permitted...

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