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Related to TaNaKh: Talmud, Septuagint, Ketuvim
TaNaKhTorah, Nevi'im, Ketuvim (Hebrew: Law, Prophets, Writings; Jewish Bible)
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In the story of the meeting between Rebekah and Abraham's servant, for instance, compare The Tanakhs translation, "When she had let him drink his fill, she said, 'I will also draw for your camels, until they finish drinking'" (Gen 24:19), to Alter's rendering, "And she let him drink his fill and said, 'For your camels, too, I shall draw water until they drink their fill.'" Why does it matter?
only in the Septuagint was 'young woman' mistranslated into 'virgin.'" The Septuagint is the famous Greek translation of the Tanakh made in the 3rd century bce and the mistranslated 'young woman' is in Isaiah 7:14, which became one of Isaiah's prophecies about the Messiah accepted by Christians because of the mistranslation.
Bible quotations and readings from the Tanakh? Somebody needs to get a grip here.
Then, in ten chapters that span the books and figures of the TaNaKh, he wrestles with questions of divine justice and human responsibility.
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh is the second collection of studies and essays on Tanakh, providing in-depth text studies and four articles exploring the basics of learning methodology, followed by sixteen studies applying these foundation principles.
We, in the West, are exposed regularly to the issue in debates over the Tanakh, the Christian Bible, and, to a lesser degree, the Qur'an, but many who know Hinduism mainly through Gandhi are often surprised to learn that it has its own fundamentalist and nationalist groups who claim sole hermeneutic custody over the texts of their traditions.
Both the first part of TaNaKh, the Torah, and the last part of TaNaKh, the Writings, end their storytelling at the boundaries of homecoming, with the promise of return, the taste of return, but not the experience of return.
Particularly important in this regard are the more than two hundred scrolls containing sections of the Tanakh (known to Christians as the Old Testament).
The Akedah story is one of the most powerful mini-dramas in the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible), to many scholars and rabbis the most seminal morality play in Jewish Biblical history and theology.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) used a copy of the Tanakh.
One weakness of the Bible and Its Influence is that it uses only three versions of the Bible as its primary texts: The King James Version, the New Revised Standard Version Bible, and The Jewish Bible, the Tanakh. While superior to reliance on one version alone, it would strengthen The Bible and Its Influence if it engaged even more translations of the Bible.