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Genesis: Translation and Commentary

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The Book of Genesis is regarded as the bedrock of Western civilization and culture, its stories and language reverberating down the centuries. The author of this translation argues in his preface that English readers have not been well served by existing translations. While the "King James" version is a work of literature in its own right, which has greatly contributed to English literature, its translators did not know the Hebrew society and language well enough to be faithful to the original. Modern translations, on the ...

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0393039811

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9780393039818

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Genesis: Translation and Commentary
1997, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393316704

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Genesis: Translation and Commentary
1996, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393039818

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