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In other projects Wikisource. Views Read Edit View history. The work was accordingly completed in November and published two years later. The repeated efforts by Jews in the field of biblical translation show their sentiment toward translations prepared by other denominations.

Retrieved from ” https: Languages Simple English Edit links. This article is about the Bible translation published by the JPS.

This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Wikisource has original text related to this article: The Jewish Study Bible. It became clear 19917 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.

However, the version is still widely disseminated through its appearance in the commentaries of the Soncino Books of the Bible and the Torah commentary edited 19917 Joseph H. For those books, C.


Genesis 1 JPS Tanakh

If a new country and a new language metamorphose him into a new man, the duty of this new man is to prepare a new garb and a new method of expression for what is most sacred and most dear to him. Further, it has influenced many subsequent 20th century translations by drawing attention to the Jewish view of many passages.

Bible translations into English. Jewish Publication Society of America. The translation is based on the Hebrew Masoretic text. The translation, which appeared inis heavily indebted to the Revised Version and American Standard Version.

Jewish Publication Society of America Version

Ginsburg ‘s Hebrew text was used. 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 atnakh their own:.

In the Jewish Publication Society agreed tamakh take over the project. For the organisation itself, see Jewish Publication Society of America. Christian readers would note differences in the order of the books from the Christian Bible, as well as some nps 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.

The translation was initiated in by the Central Conference of American Rabbisthe organization of Reform rabbis, and the original intention was to assign different books of the Bible to individual rabbis and scholars.


The editors were led by Editor-in-Chief Max Margolis. It follows the edition of Seligman Baer except for the books of Exodus to Deuteronomywhich never appeared in Baer’s edition. 19917

Jewish Bible (JPS )

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A committee of editors would ensure quality and tajakh. 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 ganakh have his Bible translation prepared for him by others. Bible Jewish Publication Society Bible translations into English Bible portal.

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This translation was superseded by the JPS Tanakhwhich appeared in a complete form in He cannot have it as a gift, even as he cannot borrow his soul from others. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.