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Author Rapoport-Albert, Ada
Title Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Texts : Essays in Memory of Michael P. Weitzman
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2002
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (529 pages)
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Series The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Biographical Notes -- Part I: THE HEBREW BIBLE -- Isaiah and the Holy One of Israel -- Some Difficult Words in Isaiah 28.10 and 13 -- The Legacy of Lowth: Robert Lowth and the Book of Isaiah in Particular -- Hosea: The Rabbinic Commentators and the Ancient Versions -- The Sacrifice of Fools and the Wisdom of Silence: Qoheleth, Job and the Presence of God -- Tin and Tin-Lead Alloys in Hebrew and Jewish Aramaic -- Ark, Archaism and Misappropriation -- Part II: THE VERSIONS -- The Ancient Versions of the Hebrew Bible: Their Nature and Significance -- Greek Words Shared by the Peshitta and Targums to the Pentateuch -- Multidimensional Scaling (Mapping) of Peshitta Manuscripts of Numbers and Deuteronomy -- Text Divisions in the Syriac Translations of Isaiah -- Some Secondary Expansions in the Masoretic Text of Jeremiah: Retroversion Is Perilous but the Risk May Be Worthwhile -- Twin Targums: Psalm 18 and 2 Samuel 22 -- Making Sense of Job 37.13: Translation Strategies in 11Q10, Peshitta and the Rabbinic Targum -- Part III: INTERTESTAMENTAL TEXTS -- The Qumran Pesharim and the Text of Isaiah in the Cave 4 Manuscripts -- 3 Maccabees, Hanukkah and Purim -- The Translation of 1 Enoch 70.1: Some Methodological Issues -- Jewish and Christian Collaboration in Ancient Syria -- A Karshuni (Christian Arabic) Account of the Descent of the Watchers -- Part IV: THE EASTERN CHURCH TRADITION -- The Relation between Biblical Text and Lectionary Systems in the Eastern Church -- 'Come Here... and Let us Sit and Read...': The Use of Psalms in Five Syriac Authors -- The Hebrew and the Greek as Alternatives to the Syriac Version in Išo'dad's Commentary on the Psalms -- Did Jacob of Edessa Know Hebrew? -- Part V: 'SIMPLE HEBREW: A STRANGE GIBBERISH KIND OF STUTTERING' -- Goethe on Hebrew -- Bibliography
Index of References -- Index of Authors -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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 own as an authoritative statement of current research in these and closely related fields. Contributors include Edward Ullendorff, Andrew Macintosh, Robert Gordon, Hugh Williamson, Gillian Greenberg, Jan Joosten, Sebastian Brock, Michael Knibb, Philip Alexander, George Brooke and Alison Salvesen
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rapoport-Albert, Ada Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Texts : Essays in Memory of Michael P. Weitzman London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2002 9781841272351
Subject Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Bible. -- O.T. -- Versions.;Eastern churches
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Alt Author Greenberg, Gillian
Rapoport-Albert, Ada
Greenberg, Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies Gillian
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