Onkelos on the Torah: Understanding the Bible Text, Volume 2

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Gefen Publishing House Ltd, 2006 - Religion - 379 pages
Onkelos On the Torah: Understanding the Bible Text is a unique and remarkable translation and English commentary of the Targum Onkelos, the first and only rabbinically authorized translation of the Torah. Shmot, the Book of Exodus, the second of this five-volume set, is a deluxe edition, which contains the Hebrew Massoretic text, a vocalized text of Onkelos and Rashi, Haphtarot in Hebrew with an English translation from the Aramaic Targumim, a scholarly appendix, and a "Beyond the Text" exploration of biblical themes.

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Contents

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VIII
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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Page 97 - And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt.
Page 313 - And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the Lord.
Page 15 - I go to the Israelites and say to them, 'The God of your fathers has sent me to you,' and they ask me, 'What is his name?
Page 83 - And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel : and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these ; so that the one came not near the other all the night.
Page 159 - And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the judgments: and all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the LORD hath said will we do.
Page 127 - For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.
Page 69 - And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel* and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason ; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.
Page 121 - And the Lord came down upon Mount Sinai, to the top of the mountain; and the Lord called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.
Page 31 - And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.
Page 125 - ... of those who love me and keep my commandments.

About the author (2006)

Dr. Stanley M. Wagner, z l, was Rabbi of the Beth HaMedrosh HaGadol Congregation in Denver, Colorado, for twenty-five years, during which time he was also a professor of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver, as well as Founding Director of the Mizel Museum in Denver. He wrote, co-authored, edited, or co-edited fifteen volumes, including the five-volume Onkelos on the Torah, A Piece of My Mind, Traditions of the American Jew, Great Confrontations in Jewish History, and Great Schisms in Jewish History. He was also general editor of a six-volume series entitled Christian and Jewish Traditions in the 20th Century. Professor Wagner received six degrees of higher learning from Yeshiva University, including a doctorate in Jewish history. Before his recent demise, he resided in Jerusalem.

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