With a Mighty Hand: The Story in the Torah
Amy Ehrlich retains the beauty, drama, and mystery of the Torah in this unique adaptation, gorgeously illustrated with paintings by Daniel Nevins.
The Torah is the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, which Christians call the Old Testament. It tells the story of the beginning of the Jewish people and their relationship with God. From Adam and Eve to the first patriarch, Abraham, to Moses, who led his people to the promised land, the stories in the Torah have been studied and revered since it was first written down nearly 3,000 years ago. Now in this glorious volume, Amy Ehrlich crafts an authentic, lyrical adaptation that is presented as a continuous narrative, one that honors the complexities of the original text. Daniel Nevins’s richly hued paintings bring the ancient wonders of the Torah to resonant life, making this truly a gift to savor, share, and treasure.
Back matter includes notes, and a bibliography, and an artist’s note..
an author’s introduction
a genealogy of the Torah
a map of the region
an artist’s note
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At the Beginning
AN ARK OF GOPHER WOOD AND REEDS 00 8
AND HE CALLED OUT YAHWEHS NAME 467
YOU SHALL BE CALLED ABRAHAM 00 2 0
SEVEN cows WERE COMING x9
THE sILVER GOBLET x9
AND JOSEPH COMFORTED HIS BROTHERS 96
A NEW KING w?
ALL WAS STRUCK AND BROKEN x9
In the Wilderness
ON THE WINGS OF EAGLES 00
IN THE CLEET OF THE ROCK 429
IN THE RIPENESS OF AGE 0
A CLAsHING WAS WITHIN HER Oz?
SMOKE ON THE ALTAR LG
MY DWELLING WILL BE IN YOUR MIDST QC?
AILS FROM THE SEA w
Abel Abraham Abram Balaam Beersheba Benjamin blessed blood born bowed bread bring brought built an altar buried Bury your dead Cain called his name camels Canaan cave of Machpelah circumcised covenant cup bearer curse daughters dream dwelled earth Edom Egypt Egyptian Esau eyes and saw father ﬁeld ﬁnd ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁrstborn ﬂee ﬂesh ﬂock gave give goats God's grain Hagar hand Haran Hebrew herds Hittites hundred Iacob Isaac Ishmael Israel Israelites Jacob Joseph kill kinsmen Laban land of Canaan land of Egypt Leah lifted listen live Midian Moab Moses Moses and Aaron Nahor night Nile Noah Pharaoh Rachel Rebekah sacriﬁce Sarah Sarai saying sent servant seven Shechem sheep silver slave girl Sodom sons spoke swear Terah told took Torah tree tribes Vhen wept wife wilderness wives woman worship Yahweh Yahweh had commanded Yahweh's messenger