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The wisdom books : Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes : a translation with commentary

Author: Robert Alter
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a modern translation of the Books of Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament, and provides annotations and commentary for each verse.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Wisdom literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alter
ISBN: 9780393068122 0393068129 9780393340532 0393340538
OCLC Number: 601097531
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: xvii, 394 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Job --
Proverbs --
Qohelet (Ecclesiastes).
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Robert Alter.
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