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Judges 1-12 : a new translation with introduction and commentary

Author: Jack M Sasson
Publisher: New Haven [Connecticut] : Yale University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Bible., v. 6D.
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"Informed by the cultures of the ancient world, this fresh translation and insightful commentary to chapters 1 to 12 of the biblical book of Judges provide a multilayered analysis of some of Scripture's most stirring narratives and verses. It expands understanding of the Hebrew text by explaining its meaning, exploring its contexts, and charting its effect over time. A comprehensive Introduction surveys issues and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack M Sasson
ISBN: 9780300190335 0300190336
OCLC Number: 841515983
Description: xx, 593 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The rest in a commentary ; The book Judges ; The label of Judges ; The texts of Judges ; The assessment of Judges ; The book of Judges in contemporary liturgy ; The study of Judges in the modern era ; This Anchor Yale Bible Judges --
Bibliography --
Translation --
Notes and comments : prelude. The southern tribes ; The northern tribes --
Notes and comments : arguments. What went wrong --
Notes and comments : the judges. Othniel (Jugd 3:7-11) ; Ehud (Judg 3:12-31) ; Deborah ; Gideon ; Abimelech ; "Minor" judges, major rift (Judg 10:17-11:28) ; Jephthah.
Series Title: Bible., v. 6D.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Jack M. Sasson.

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Informed by the literature and language of the ancient Near East, this commentary to Chapters 1 to 12 of the biblical Book of Judges provides a literary and theological analysis of some of  Read more...

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