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The legends of the Jews

Author: Louis Ginzberg; Henrietta Szold; Paul Radin; Boaz Cohen
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society of America, 1909-38.
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Ginzberg, Louis, 1873-1953.
Legends of the Jews.
Philadelphia, The Jewish publication society of America, 1909-38
(OCoLC)607730048
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Ginzberg; Henrietta Szold; Paul Radin; Boaz Cohen
OCLC Number: 231311
Notes: Vol. 3 translated by Paul Radin.
Vol. 7, Index by Boaz Cohen.
Description: 7 volumes ; 22 cm
Contents: v. 1. Bible times and characters from the creation to Jacob --
The creation of the world --
The first things created --
The alphabet --
The first day --
The second day --
The third day --
The fourth day --
The fifth day --
The sixth day --
All things praise the Lord --
Adam --
Man and the world --
The angels and the creation of man --
The creation of Adam --
The soul of man --
The ideal man --
The fall of Satan --
Woman --
Adam and Eve in Paradise --
The fall of man --
The punishment --
Sabbath in Heaven --
Adam's repentance --
The Book of Raziel --
The sickness of Adam --
Eve's story of the fall --
The death of Adam --
The death of Eve --
The ten generations --
The birth of Cain --
Fratricide --
The punishment of Cain --
The inhabitants of the seven earths --
The descendants of Cain --
The descendants of Adam and Lilith --
Seth and his descendants --
Enosh --
The fall of the angels --
Enoch, ruler and teacher --
The ascension of Enoch --
The translation of Enoch --
Methuselah --
Noah --
The birth of Noah --
The punishment of the fallen angels --
The generation of the deluge --
The Holy Book --
The inmates of the ark --
The flood --
Noah leaves the ark --
The curse of drunkenness --
Noah's descendants spread abroad --
The depravity of mankind --
Nimrod --
The Tower of Babel --
Abraham --
The wicked generations --
The birth of Abraham --
The babe proclaims God --
Abraham's first appearance in public --
The preacher of the true faith --
In the fiery furnace --
Abraham emigrates to Haran --
The star in the East --
The true believer --
The iconoclast --
Abraham in Canaan --
His sojourn in Egypt --
The first Pharaoh --
The war of the kings --
The covenant of the pieces --
The birth of Ishmael --
The visit of the angels --
The cities of sin --
Abraham pleads for the sinners --
The destruction of the sinful cities --
Among the Philistines --
The birth of Isaac --
Ishmael cast off --
The two wives of Ishmael --
The covenant with Abimelech --
Satan accuses Abraham --
The journey to Moriah --
Jacob --
The birth of Esau and Jacob --
The favorite of Abraham --
The sale of the birthright --
Isaac with the Philistines --
Isaac blesses Jacob --
Esau's true character revealed --
Jacob leaves his father's house --
Jacob pursued by Eliphaz and Esau --
The day of miracles --
Jacob with Laban --
The marriage of Jacob --
The birth of Jacob's children --
Jacob flees before Laban --
The covenant with Laban --
Jacob and Esau prepare to meet --
Jacob wrestles with the angel --
The meeting between Esau and Jacob --
The outrage at Shechem --
A war frustrated --
The war with the Ninevites --
The war with the Amorites --
Isaac blesses Levi and Judah --
Joy and sorrow in the house of Jacob --
Esau's campaign against Jacob --
The descendants of Esau. v. 2. Bible times and characters from Joseph to the Exodus --
Joseph --
The favorite son --
Joseph hated by his brethren --
Joseph cast into the pit --
The sale --
Joseph's three masters --
Joseph's coat brought to his father --
Judah and his sons --
The wives of the sons of Jacob --
Joseph the slave of Potiphar --
Joseph and Zuleika --
Joseph resists temptation --
Joseph in prison --
Pharaoh's dreams --
Joseph before Pharaoh --
The ruler of Egypt --
Joseph's brethren in Egypt --
Joseph meets his brethren --
The second journey to Egypt --
Joseph and Benjamin --
The thief caught --
Judah pleads and threatens --
Joseph makes himself known --
Jacob receives the glad tidings --
Jacob arrives in Egypt --
Joseph's kindness and generosity --
Jacob's last wish --
The blessing of Ephraim and Manasseh --
The blessing of the twelve tribes --
The death of Jacob --
The sons of Jacob at war with the sons of Esau --
Zepho King of Kittim --
The nations at war --
Joseph's magnanimity --
Asenath --
The marriage of Joseph --
Kind and unkind brethren --
Treachery punished --
The death and burial of Joseph --
The sons of Jacob --
Significant names --
Reuben's testament --
Simon's admonition against envy --
The ascension of Levi --
Judah warns against greed and unchastity --
Issachar's singleness of heart --
Zebulon exhorts unto compassion --
Dan's confession --
Naphtali's dreams of the division of the tribes --
Gad's hatred --
Asher's last words --
Benjamin extols Joseph --
Job --
Job and the patriarchs --
Job's wealth and benefactions --
Satan and Job --
Job's suffering --
The four friends --
Job restored --
Moses in Egypt --
The beginning of the Egyptian bondage --
Pharaoh's cunning --
The pious midwives --
The three counsellors --
The slaughter of the innocents --
The parents of Moses --
The birth of Moses --
Moses rescued from the water --
The infancy of Moses --
Moses rescued by Gabriel --
the youth of Moses --
The flight --
The King of Ethiopia --
Jethro --
Moses marries Zipporah --
A bloody remedy --
The faithful shepherd --
The burning thorn-bush --
The ascension of Moses --
Moses visits Paradise and Hell --
Moses declines the mission --
Moses punished for his stubbornness --
The return to Egypt --
Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh --
The suffering increases --
Measure for measure --
The plagues brought through Aaron --
The plagues brought through Moses --
The first Passover --
The smiting of the first-born --
The redemption of Israel from Egyptian bondage --
The Exodus. v. 3. Bible times and characters from the Exodus to the death of Moses --
Moses in the wilderness --
The long route --
Pharaoh pursues the Hebrews --
The sea divided --
The passage through the Red Sea --
The destruction of the Egyptians --
The song at the sea --
The awful desert --
The heavenly food --
The gathering of the manna --
Miriam's well --
Amalek's war against Israel --
Amalek defeated --
Jethro --
Installation of elders --
Jethro rewarded --
The time is at hand --
The Gentiles refuse the Torah --
the contest of the mountains --
The Torah offered to Israel --
Israel prepares for the revelation --
The revelation on Mount Sinai --
The First Commandment --
The other Commandments revealed on Sinai --
The unity of the Ten Commandments --
Moses choses as intermediator --
Moses and the angels strive for the Torah --
Moses receives the Torah --
The golden calf --
Moses blamed for Israel's sin --
The punishment of the sinners --
Moses intercedes for the people --
The inscrutable ways of the Lord --
The thirteen attributes of God --
The Second Tables --
The Census of the People --
The erection of the Tabernacle commanded --
The materials for the construction of the Tabernacle --
Bezalel --
The ark with the Cherubim --
The table and the candlestick --
The altar --
The symbolic significance of the Tabernacle --
The priestly robes --
The stones in the breastplate --
The completion of the Tabernacle --
The setting up of the Tabernacle --
The consecration of the priests --
The day of the ten crowns --
The interrupted joy --
The fits of the princes --
The revelations in the Tabernacle --
The cleansing of the camp --
The lighting of the candlestick --
The twelve princes of the tribes --
The Census of the Levites --
The four divisions of the Levites --
The Four Standards --
The camp --
The blasphemer and the Sabbath-breaker --
The ungrateful multitude --
The flesh-pots of Egypt --
The appointment of the seventy elders --
Eldad and Medad --
The quails --
Aaron and Miriam slander Moses --
Miriam's punishment --
The sending of the spies --
Significant names --
The spies in Palestine --
The slanderous report --
The night of tears --
Ingratitude punished --
The years of disfavor --
The rebellion of Korah --
Korah abuses Moses and the Torah --
Moses pleads in vain with Korah --
Korah and his horde punished --
On and the three sons of Korah saved --
Israel convinced of Aaron's priesthood --
The waters of Meribah --
Moses' anger causes his doom --
Edom's unbrotherly attitude toward Israel --
The three shepherds --
Preparing Aaron for impending death --
Aaron's death --
the general mourning for Aaron --
The false friends --
The brazen serpent --
At Arnon --
Sihon, the King of the Amorites --
The Giant Og --
Moses' speech of admonition --
Balak, King of Moab --
Balaam, the heathen prophet --
Balak's messengers to Balaam --
Balaam accepts Balak's invitation --
Balaam's ass --
Balaam runs into his own destruction --
Balaam with Balak --
Balaam's sacrifices refused --
Balaam extols Israel --
Balaam's hopes disappointed --
Curses turned into blessings --
Balaam's wicked counsel --
Phinehas, zealous for God --
Twelve miracles --
Phinehas rewarded --
The daughters of Zelophehad --
The appointment of Joshua --
Moses' legacy to Joshua --
Moses' last campaign --
The complete annihilation of Midian --
The gruesome end of Balaam --
The victorious return from the war --
Wealth that bringeth destruction --
Moses' death irrevocably doomed --
Moses' prayer for suspension of judgment --
God tries to comfort Moses concerning his death --
The intercessions for Moses --
Moses serves Joshua --
The last day of Moses' life --
Moses beholds the future --
Moses meets the Messiah in Heaven --
The last hours of Moses --
The blessing of Moses --
Moses prays for death --
Samael chastised by Moses --
God kisses Moses' soul --
The mourning for Moses --
Samael's vain search --
Moses excels all pious men. v. 4. Joshua --
The servant of Moses --
Entering the Promised Land --
Conquest of the land --
The sun obeys Joshua --
War with the Armenians --
Allotment of the land --
The Judges --
The first judge --
Campaigns of Kenaz --
Othniel --
Boaz and Ruth --
Deborah --
Gideon --
Jephthah --
Samson --
The crime of the Benjamites --
Samuel and Saul --
Elkanah and Hannah --
The youth of Samuel --
Eli and his sons --
The activities of Samuel --
The reign of Saul --
The Court of Saul --
David --
David's birth and descent --
Anointed King --
Encounter with Goliath --
Pursued by Saul --
Wars --
Ahithophel --
Joab --
David's piety and his sin --
Absalom's rebellion --
David's atonement --
Visitations --
The death of David --
David in Paradise --
The family of David --
His tomb --
Solomon --
Solomon punishes Joab --
The marriage of Solomon --
His wisdom --
The Queen of Sheba --
Solomon master of the demons --
The building of the temple --
The throne of Solomon --
The Hippodrome --
Lessons in humility --
Asmodeus --
Solomon as beggar --
The Court of Solomon --
Judah and Israel --
The division of the kingdom --
Jeroboam --
The two Abijahs --
Asa --
Jehoshaphat and Ahab --
Jezebel --
Joram of Israel --
Elijah --
Elijah before his translation --
After his translation --
Censor and avenger --
Intercourse with the sages --
God's justice vindicated --
Elijah and the Angel of Death --
Teacher of the Kabbalah --
Forerunner of the Messiah --
Elisha and Jonah --
Elisha the Disciple of Elijah --
The Shunammite --
Gehazi --
The flight of Jonah --
Jonah in the whale --
The repentance of Nineveh --
The later kings of Judah --
Joash --
Three great prophets --
The two kingdoms chastised --
Hezekiah --
Miracles wrought for Hezekiah --
Manasseh --
Josiah and his successors --
The exile --
Zedekiah --
Jeremiah --
Nebuchadnezzar --
The capture of Jerusalem --
The great lament --
Jeremiah's journey to Babylon --
Transportation of the captives --
The sons of Moses --
Ebed-melech --
The temple vessels --
Baruch --
The tombs of Baruch and Ezekiel --
Daniel --
The three men in the furnace --
Ezekiel revives the dead --
Nebuchadnezzar a beast --
Hiram --
The false prophets --
Daniel's piety --
The return of the captivity --
Belshazzar's feast --
Daniel under the Persian kings --
The grave of Daniel --
Zerubbabel --
Ezra --
The men of the Great Assembly --
Esther --
The feast for the Grandees --
The festivities in Shushan --
Vashti's bouquet --
The fate of Vashti --
The follies of Ahasuerus --
Mordecai --
Esther's beauty and piety --
The conspiracy --
Haman the Jew-baiter --
Mordecai's pride --
Casting the lots --
The denunciation of the Jews --
The decree of annihilation --
Satan indicts the Jews --
The dream of Mordecai fulfilled --
The prayer of Esther --
Esther intercedes --
The disturbed night --
The fall of Haman --
The edict of the king. v. 5. Notes to volumes I and II, from the creation to the Exodus --
The creation of the world --
Adam --
The ten generations --
Noah --
Abraham --
Jacob --
Joseph --
The sons of Jacob --
Job --
Moses in Egypt. v. 6. Notes to volumes III and IV, from Moses in the wilderness to Esther --
Moses in the wilderness --
Joshua --
Judges --
Samuel and Saul --
David --
Solomon --
Judah and Israel --
Elijah --
Elisha and Jonah --
The later kings --
The exile --
The return of the captivity --
Esther. v. 7. Index.
Responsibility: by Louis Ginzberg ; translated from the German manuscript by Henrietta Szold.

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schema:description"v. 6. Notes to volumes III and IV, from Moses in the wilderness to Esther -- Moses in the wilderness -- Joshua -- Judges -- Samuel and Saul -- David -- Solomon -- Judah and Israel -- Elijah -- Elisha and Jonah -- The later kings -- The exile -- The return of the captivity -- Esther."@en
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