Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures, The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text

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Regarded through the English-speaking international because the usual English translation of the Holy Scriptures, the JPS TANAKH has been acclaimed by way of students, rabbis, lay leaders, Jews, and Christians alike. The JPS TANAKH is a wholly unique translation of the Holy Scriptures into modern English, in response to the Masoretic (the conventional Hebrew) textual content. it's the end result of 3 many years of collaboration by way of educational students and rabbis, representing the 3 biggest branches of prepared Judaism within the usa. no longer because the 3rd century b.c.e., while seventy two elders of the tribes of Israel created the Greek translation of Scriptures referred to as the Septuagint has this sort of broad-based committee of Jewish students produced an enormous Bible translation.

In executing this huge job, the translators made use of the whole diversity of biblical interpretation, historic and smooth, Jewish and non-Jewish. They drew upon the most recent findings in linguistics and archaeology, in addition to the paintings of early rabbinic and medieval commentators, grammarians, and philologians. The ensuing textual content is a triumph of literary variety and biblical scholarship, unsurpassed in accuracy and readability.

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40-50 parts as above XI SCRIPTURAL READINGS TORAH NEVTIM Readings for the times ofAwe Rosh Ha-Shanah First Day Genesis 21. 1-34; I Samuel 1. 1-2. 10 Numbers 29. 1-6 moment Day Genesis 22. 1-24; Jeremiah 31. 1-19 Numbers 29. 1-6 Sabbath Shuvah Weekly element Hosea 14. 2-10; Micah 7. 18-20, or Hosea 14. 2-10; Joel 2. 15-17 (Hosea 14. 2-10; Micah 7. 18-20) Yom Kippur Morning Leviticus sixteen. 1-34; Isaiah fifty seven. 14-58. 14 Numbers 29. 7-11 Afternoon Leviticus 18. 1-30 Jonah 1. 1-4. eleven; Micah 7. 18-20 Readings for the gala's Sukkoth (Tabernacles) First Day Leviticus 22. 26- Zechariah 14. 1-21 23. forty four; Numbers 29. 12-16 moment Day Leviticus 22. 26- I Kings eight. 2-21 23. forty four; Numbers 29. 12-16 Sabbath in the course of Exodus 33. 12-34. 26; the center Days day-by-day component from Ezekiel 38. 18-39. sixteen Numbers 29 8th Day Deuteronomy 14. 22- I Kings eight. 54-66 sixteen. 17; Numbers 29. 35-30. 1 Simhat Torah Deuteronomy 33. 1- 34. 12; Genesis 1. 1-2. three; Numbers 29. 35-30. 1 xn Joshua 1. 1-18 (1. 1-9) SCRIPTURAL READINGS TORAH NEVTIM Exodus 12. 21-51; Joshua three. 5-7; five. 2-6. 1; Numbers 28. 16-25 6. 27 (5. 2-6. 1) Leviticus 22. 26- II 23. forty four; 21-25 Pesah (Passover) First Day moment Day Kings 23. 1-9; Numbers 28. 16-25 Sabbath in the course of Exodus 33. 12-34. 26; Ezekiel 36. 37-37. 14 the center Days Numbers 28. 19-25 (37. 1-14) Exodus thirteen. 17-15. 26; II 7th Day Samuel 22. 1-51 Numbers 28. 19-25 8th Day Deuteronomy 15. 19- Isaiah 10. 32-12. 6 sixteen. 17; Numbers 28. 19-25 Shavuoth (Pentecost) First Day Exodus 19. 1-20. 23; Ezekiel 1. 1-28; three. 12 Numbers 28. 26-31 moment Day Deuteronomy 15. 19- Habakkuk three. 1-19 sixteen. 17* (2. 20-3. 19) Numbers 28. 26-31 Readings on Weekday events Purim Exodus 17. 8-16 9th of Av Morning Deuteronomy forty Afternoon Exodus 32. 11-14; four. 25- 34. 1-10 Jeremiah eight. 13-9. 23 Isaiah fifty five. 6-56. eight (Hosca 14. 2-10; Micah 7. 18-20) Public quickly Days On Exodus 32. 11-14; Isaiah fifty five. 6-56. eight 34. 1-10 (none) Sabbath, 14. 22-16. 17 xm SCRIPTURAL READINGS Readings of the 5 Mejjilloth xiv The music of Songs Sabbath in the course of Pesah (Passover) Ruth Shavuoth (Pentecost) Lamentations 9th of Av Ecclesiastes Sabbath in the course of Sukkoth (Tabernacles) Esther Purim Preface This translation of Tanakh, the Holy Scriptures, produced via the Jewish made at once from the normal Hebrew textual content sleek English. It represents the collaboration of aca- booklet Society, was once into the idiom of demic students with rabbis from the 3 Jewish spiritual used to be released existence in biggest branches of prepared the United States. began in 1955, the continued translation in 3 major levels: The Torah in 1962, The Prophets (NeviHm) in 1978, and The Writings (Kethuvim) in 1982. those 3 volumes, with revisions, are now introduced jointly Tanakh (Torah-Nevi'im-Kethuvim) , the in a entire English most modern hyperlink within the chain of Jewish Bible translations. On the heritage of Bible Translation Bible translation all started approximately 2,200 years in the past, within the 3rd century B. C. E. , because the huge Jewish inhabitants of Alexandria, Egypt, got here lower than the fluence of Hellenism.

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