The Five Books of Moses: The Schocken Bible

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Schocken Books, Feb 8, 2000 - Religion - 1056 pages
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Widely acclaimed by Bible scholars and theologians of every denomination, Everett Fox's masterful translation re-creates the echoes, allusions, alliterations, and wordplays of the Hebrew original. Together with its extensive commentary and illuminating notes, this unique translation draws the reader closer to the authentic living voice of the Bible.

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

This heavy book contains Fox's translation, with notes and commentary, of all five books of the Torah. He had previously published a translation of Genesis and one of Exodus and a book with both of ... Read full review

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User Review  - corinneblackmer - LibraryThing

A translation of the Pentateuch that rivals the brilliant achievement of Franz Rosenweig and Martin Buber. Fox restores the cadences of the original Hebrew, explicates the puns, and returns biblical ... Read full review

Contents

The Primeval History
9
THE PATRIARCHAL NARRATIVES
51
Avraham 122518
53
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Everett Fox holds the Allen M. Glick Chair in Judaic and Biblical Studies at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is also the translator of Give Us a King!, a new translation of Samuel I and II.

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