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The book of Jasher : [a supressed book that was removed from the Bible, referred to in Joshua and Second Samuel]

Author: J H Parry
Publisher: New York : Cosimo Classics, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Believed by some to have been the original beginning of the Old Testament, The Book of Jasher has been suppressed and rediscovered numerous times since its initial translation from the Hebrew in AD 800. Referred to in Joshua and Second Samuel, this apocryphal book of the Bible expands upon some of the stories we know so well: we meet Cain and Abel's three sisters, are privy to a more detailed account of the awful  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J H Parry
ISBN: 159605445X 9781596054455
OCLC Number: 1005006493
Other Titles: Sefer ha-yashar (Quasi-historical work)
Responsibility: [translated by?] J.H. Parry.

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Believed by some to have been the original beginning of the Old Testament, The Book of Jasher has been suppressed and rediscovered numerous times since its initial translation from the Hebrew in AD 800. Referred to in Joshua and Second Samuel, this apocryphal book of the Bible expands upon some of the stories we know so well: we meet Cain and Abel's three sisters, are privy to a more detailed account of the awful circumstances of the Great Flood and Noah's conduct toward the multitudes who assembled before his ark, and learn more about the women of the Bible. Jasher's version of the story of Abraham is considered by many to be the most beautiful as this new perspective on the Old Testament will inspire believers and intrigue readers of ancient literature.

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