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In other projects Wikisource. He cannot have it as a gift, even as he cannot borrow his soul from others.

It follows the edition of Seligman Baer except for the books of Exodus to Deuteronomywhich never appeared in Baer’s edition. Tnakh from ” https: Bible translations into English. The work was accordingly completed in November and published two years later. The Jewish Study Bible. This article is about the Bible translation published by the JPS.

It became clear after several years that this method was hard to implement, and after more than a decade only the Book of Psalms had been sent to press. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikisource has original text related to this article: The translation, which appeared inis heavily indebted to the Revised Version and American Standard Version.


For the organisation itself, see Jewish Publication Society of America. The editors were led by Editor-in-Chief Max Margolis.

Ginsburg ‘s Hebrew text was used. The dominant feature of this sentiment, apart from the thought that the christological interpretations in non-Jewish translations are out of place in a Jewish Bible, is and was that the Jew cannot afford to have his Bible translation prepared for him by others.

Title page to the King James Version. Bible translations into English Bible portal. The translation was initiated in by the Central Conference of American Taankhthe organization of Reform rabbis, and the original intention was to assign different books of the Bible to individual rabbis and scholars.

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Bible Jewish Publication Society Further, it has influenced many subsequent 20th century translations by drawing attention to the Jewish view of many passages.

The translation is based on the Hebrew Masoretic text. This page was last edited jpd 20 Novemberat The repeated efforts by Jews in the field of biblical translation show their sentiment toward translations prepared by other denominations.

In the Jewish Publication Society agreed to take over the project.

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This translation was superseded by the JPS Tanakhwhich appeared in a complete form in A 117 of editors would ensure quality and consistency. Christian readers would note differences in the order of the books from the Christian Bible, as well as some breaks in where chapters begin and end such as Deuteronomy The Jewish Publication Society’s plan called for a committee of six editors who would be responsible for the entire translation.


However, the version is still widely disseminated through its appearance in the commentaries of the Soncino Books of the Bible and the Jjps commentary edited by Joseph H.

191 The translators state their reason for a new version in their “Preface,” in a passage that suggests the emotional as well as rational need they felt for a Bible of their own:. If a new country and a new language metamorphose him into a new man, the duty of this ranakh man is to prepare a new garb and a new method of expression for what is most sacred and most dear to him. For those books, C.