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Author: commentary by W. Gunther Plaut. ; W Gunther Plaut; Jews.
Publisher: New York : Union of American Hebrew Congregations, [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vol. 1 -- Genesis.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plaut, W. Gunther, 1912-
[Be-reshit] Genesis.
New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations [1974]
(OCoLC)767798300
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: commentary by W. Gunther Plaut. ; W Gunther Plaut; Jews.
ISBN: 0807400017 9780807400012
OCLC Number: 714198
Notes: Includes original Hebrew text and the Jewish Publication Society's English translation of Genesis and of the corresponding Haftaroth for each Sabbath, both the traditional ones and two alternatives chosen by the author from a wider range of Biblical sources.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: xxxiii, 584 pages : color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introducing Genesis --
Genesis and ancient Near Eastern literature --
Part I: Prologue --
Creation --
Part II: Beginnings: The lines of heaven, earth, and primeval man --
Man in Eden --
The expulsion from Eden --
Cain and Abel --
Primeval man --
The Flood --
After the Flood --
The nations --
Babel and after: The end of prehistory --
Part III: The line of Terah: Abraham --
The call of Abraham --
Wanderings --
The war of the four against the five --
The covenant between the pieces; the birth of Ishmael --
The covenant of circumcision --
The messengers --
Sodom and Gomorrah --
Crises --
The Akedah --
The death of Sarah --
Rebekah at the well --
Part IV: The line of Isaac --
The twins --
The life of Isaac --
Isaac blesses his sons --
Jacob's dream --
Jacob in Haran --
Jacob's departure from Haran --
Jacob becomes Israel --
The rape of Dinah --
Births and deaths --
Part V: The line of Jacob --
Young Joseph --
Tamar --
Joseph in Egypt --
The elevation of Joseph: the brothers' first visit --
The second visit --
Joseph reveals his identity --
Jacob goes to Egypt --
Jacob in Egypt --
The blessing of Ephraim and Manasseh --
Jacob's testament --
The deaths of Jacob and Joseph.
Other Titles: Genesis
Bible.
Bible.
Responsibility: commentary by W. Gunther Plaut.

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Vol. 1 -- Genesis.

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