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JPS Bible Commentary on Jonah Hardcover – August 1, 1999
by Dr. Uriel Simon
JPS Jonah

Prof. Simon’s new commentary on Jonah contains the complete Hebrew text, the JPS’s new English translation, and an extensive original commentary that illuminates the text like a 1000 watt searchlight. On average, each four or five lines of text gets a full page of explanation and commentary, so every subject gets covered in detail.
He makes use of traditional rabbinic commentaries, and the Mishna, Midrash and Talmud. But it doesn’t end here: The commentary goes on to make good use of literary analysis and comparative Semitics; intertextual commentary relating each book to other biblical books, and evidence from modern archaeological, discoveries.

 

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The JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers (English and Hebrew Edition) Hardcover – June 1, 2003
by Jacob Milgrom (Author)
JPS Numbers

Like all the volumes in the JPS Torah commentary series, this volume is simply the best in its area. It contains the complete Hebrew text of Genesis, the JPS’s new English translation, and an extensive original commentary that illuminates the text like a 1000 watt searchlight. On average, each four or five lines of text gets a full page of explanation and commentary, so every subject gets covered in detail.
Like all the JPS Torah commentators, this work use of traditional rabbinic commentaries, and the Mishna, Midrash and Talmud. But it doesn’t end here: The commentary goes on to make good use of literary analysis and comparative Semitics; intertextual commentary relating each book to other biblical books, and evidence from modern archaeological, discoveries.

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