The New Jewish Publication Society of America Tanakh, first published in complete form in , is a It is unrelated to the original JPS Tanakh translation , which was based on the Revised Version and American Standard Version but. The Tagged Tanakh is a collaborative platform around the Jewish Bible, brought to you by JPS. Sefaria users have long requested a modern Tanakh translation, and we’re pleased to now offer the classic Jewish Publication Society.
|Published (Last):||24 January 2011|
|PDF File Size:||18.80 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.44 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
In his son Absalom’s rebellion and revolt, David experiences the threat of another charismatic leader, ups reliving the trauma experienced by Saul at the start of David’s career as a king. For a list of the kings and the dates of their reigns, see “Chronology of the Monarchies” near the end of this book.
See the box “The Twelve Tribes of Israel,” below. The prophet referred to as Malachi, which means “my messenger,” was most likely of the Priestly order or had close relations with the Priesthood.
Jonah is commissioned to proceed to Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, which is a city of sinners. The third section of Numbers outlines the 38 years of wandering: It is based on revised editions of earlier publications of subdivisions of the Tanakh such as the Torah and Five Megillot which were originally published from — Thus, divine revelation becomes unnecessary, placing Proverbs in tension with many books in the Torah.
Close This Message Zephaniah The prophet Zephaniah, whose name means “God has hidden,” was the son of Cushi and the great-grandson of Hezekiah; he tells us himself that he prophesies “during the reign of King Josiah son of Amon of Judah” 1: The book ends with the description of the last year of the Israelites’ journey: He begins to prophesy toward the close of the reign of Jeroboam II before the overthrow of the House of Jehu and continues to do so during the anarchic period of the kings that follows.
Haggai’s words are persuasive, and the people resume the rebuilding of the Temple. The Hebrew word mashal means “to rule” or “to govern,”suggesting that Proverbs are not just wise sayings but rules spanning a broad range of topics that govern life. It also foretells the re-creation of the Land of Israel and of its people andcontains a detailed vision of the restored Temple, Jerusalem, and nation.
The Tanakh [Full Text]
tanaoh Judges receives its title from those who were raised 19985 to be the deliverers of the Israelites from their enemies, after the death of Joshua. This first part of Genesis contains these stories: Close This Message Amos The prophet Amos, whose name is a derivative of the word that means “to bear a burden,” is a native of Tekoa in Judah, about 12 miles from Jerusalem, a “cattle breeder and a tender of sycamore figs” taankh The theme of the dialogues is love.
Ecclesiastes consists in the main of reflections upon and illustrations of the complete vanity of life. The opening chapters give us the key to the imagery that colors all of the prophet’s language thereafter.
Lamentations is not a single poem, but five distinct poems.
Religion: The Tanakh [Full Text]
After dwelling on the affection of God for Judah, speaking of God as a loving father and ruler of God’s people, Malachi rebukes the priests as the leaders of the spiritual defection that he witnesses.
Daniel, faithful to God, ignores the ordinance and continues to pray, and for this he is arrested and thrown into a den of lions. The book continues with what some consider a confessionby Job that he had spoken beyond his limited knowledge. The editor in chief of the Torah was Harry Orlinskywho had been a translator of the Revised Standard Version and would become the only translator of tanakn version to work also on the New Revised Standard Version.
This 11985 period is characterized by successive periods of national sin, punishment, penitence, deliverance, and peace.
Struck by Ruth’s loyalty to her mother-in-law, Naomi, Boaz permits Ruth to share in the harvest set aside for his servants to glean.
New Jewish Publication Society of America Tanakh
But it concludes with a hope for Israel’s returning to God’s favor through repentance. Zerubbabel had previously rebuilt the Temple, but not the city walls. The prophecy of Zephaniah begins with a harsh denunciation of the idolatry of Judah and a description of God’s judgment day. The books of Samuel are essentially the point in Israelite history wherein the people demand personal responsibility for their leadership.
The Jews, saved from peril themselves, make a great slaughter of their enemies, and thereafter celebrate their victory on the holiday of 1895.
The prophet Zechariah, whose name means “God has remembered,” is the son of Berechiah and grandson of Iddo, who is the head of one of the Priestly houses. The fate of humankind is not determined by their conduct in this life, and there tanwkh no life beyond death for humans any more than there is for beasts: Each of them was given a tamakh of the Promised Land, which was their inheritance and responsibility to cultivate.
Officials in the court of the Persian ruler Darius, jealous of Daniel, arrange for Darius to forbid the worship of any gods.
Still, David emerges from tanaky battles initially as a strong ruler of a unified nation, centered on a royal city that celebrates the blessings of God. Nahum may have been the son of an Israelite captive.
This combination of opposing viewpoints in the same book has been be explained by some as the work of a single writer presenting the conflict between a higher and a lower self, and by others as the yanakh of one writer whose words were added to by another. Close This Message Haggai The prophet Haggai, whose name comes from the Hebrew word meaning “festive,” is the first of the prophets after the Babylonian exile.
Large parts of Nehemiah are told in the first person and may be extracts from memoirs written by Nehemiah himself or perhaps based on his memoirs. It refers to the setting of the tanaky, as the Israelites leave behind the slavery of Egypt and journey through the desert wilderness toward the Promised Land, Canaan.
Unlike many of the other prophets, his prophecy is devoted to a single theme: See the chapter “Wisdom Literature. Numbers begins by describing the last days at Sinai: In Hebrew, Deuteronomy is known as “Devarim,” which means “these are the words,” the opening phrase of the book.