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Bible translations into English. It follows the edition of Seligman Baer except for the books of Exodus to Deuteronomywhich never appeared in Baer’s edition. The dominant feature of this sentiment, apart from the jpps that the christological interpretations in non-Jewish translations are out of place in a Jewish Bible, is and was that the Jew cannot afford to have his Bible translation prepared for him by others. The Jewish Publication Society’s plan called for a committee of six editors who would be responsible for the entire translation.
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Further, it has influenced many subsequent 20th century translations by drawing attention to the Jewish view of many passages. Retrieved from ” https: The work was accordingly completed in November and published two years later. In the Jewish Publication Society agreed to take over the project. Bible translations into English Bible portal.
Bible Jewish Publication Society For the organisation itself, see Jewish Publication Society of America. Christian readers would note differences in the order of the books from the Christian Bible, as well as some breaks in where chapters begin and end such as Deuteronomy He cannot have it as a gift, even as he cannot borrow his soul from others. The translation is based on the Hebrew Masoretic text. Title page to the King James Version.
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The editors were led by Editor-in-Chief Max Margolis. This article is about the Bible translation published by the JPS.
The translation, which appeared inis heavily indebted to the Revised Version and American Standard Version. The repeated efforts by Jews in the field of biblical translation show their sentiment toward translations prepared by other denominations. Ginsburg ‘s Hebrew text was used. The translators state their jpe for a new version in their “Preface,” in a passage that suggests the emotional as well as rational need they felt for a Bible of their own:.
Languages Simple English Edit links. Jewish Publication Society of America. In other projects Wikisource. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This ranakh was last edited on 20 Novemberat However, the version is still widely disseminated through its appearance in the commentaries of the Soncino Books of the Bible and the Torah commentary edited by Joseph H.
For those books, C. Wikisource has original text related to this article: If a new country and a new language metamorphose him into a new man, the duty of this new man is to prepare a new garb and a new method of expression for what is most sacred and most dear to him.
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Views Read Edit View history. This translation was superseded by the JPS Tanakhwhich appeared in a complete form in The translation was initiated in by the Central Conference of American Rabbisthe organization of Reform rabbis, and the original intention was to assign different books of the Bible to individual rabbis and scholars.
A committee of editors would ensure quality and consistency.