A Commentary on the Book of...

One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

KEY TO THE TRANSLITERATION H       a  C          1 = ל ’ = א בּ = b מ, ם = m ב = bh נ, ן = n גּ = g ס = s ג = gh ‘ = צ דּ = d פּ = p ד = dh פ, ף = ph ה = h צ, ץ = s ו = w ק = q ז = z ר = r ח = h ש = ś ט = t שׁ = š י = y תּ = t כּ, ךּ = k ת = th כ ך = kh Note: ( 1) Unsounded ה at the end of a word is not represented in the transcription; ( 2) the customary English spelling is retained for Biblical names and rabbinic works and authorities. ( b) V      Long Short ( Qames gadhol) = a - = a י ... ( Hireq gadhol) = i = e י .. , .. = e ( Hireq qatan) = i וֹ , ..:... = o ( Qames qatan) = o וּ = u = u : ( Šewa’) = e -: = ǎ = ö = ô Note: Capital E represents , and ; thus אֱלֹהִים is trans-literated ’ Elohim, and אֵל is transcribed El. A                       The method commonly used in scientific works was followed in the transliteration of Arabic, Akkadian, Egyptian and Ugaritic words. XIII  C  h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah


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Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PagePART ONE. FROM ADAM TO NOAHTranslator's ForewordKey to the TransliterationContentsPrefaceSection One: The Story of Creation (i 1–ii 3)IntroductionIntroductory verse (i 1)First Paragraph: The Story of the First Day (i 2–5)Second Paragraph: The Story of the Second Day (i 6–8)Third Paragraph: The Story of the Third Day (i 9–13)Fourth Paragraph: The Story of the Fourth Day (i 14–19)Fifth Paragraph: The Story of the Fifth Day (i 20–23)Sixth Paragraph: The Story of the Sixth Day (i 24–31)Seventh Paragraph: The Seventh Day; end of the Section (ii 1–3)Section Two: The Story of the Garden of Eden (ii 4–iii 24)IntroductionIntroductory verse, Transition from Previous Section (ii 4)First Paragraph: Creation of Man (ii 5–7)Second Paragraph: The Planting of the Garden of Eden (ii 8–14)Third Paragraph: Adam's Task in the Garden of Eden (ii 15–17)Fourth Paragraph: Creation of Woman (ii 18–25)Fifth Paragraph: Adam's Sin (iii 1–7)Sixth Paragraph: The Judgment and the Sentence (iii 8–21)Seventh Paragraph: The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden (iii 22–24)Section Three: The Story of Cain and Abel (iv 1–26)IntroductionFirst Paragraph: The Birth and Occupations of Cain and Abel (iv 1–2)Second Paragraph: The Story of the Murder (iv 3–8)Third Paragraph: The Murderer's Sentence (iv 9–l6)Fourth Paragraph: The Descendants of Cain (iv 17–22)Fifth Paragraph: Lamech's Song (iv 23–24)Sixth Paragraph: The Birth of Seth and Enosh (iv 25–26)Section Four: The Book of the History of Adam (v 1–vi 8)IntroductionRubric of Section (v 1a)First Paragraph: Adam (v 1b–5)Second Paragraph: Seth (v 6–8)Third Paragraph: Enosh (v 9–11)Fourth Paragraph: Kenan (v 12–14)Fifth Paragraph: Mahalalel (v 15–17)Sixth Paragraph: Jared (v 18–20)Seventh Paragraph: Enoch (v 21–24)Eighth Paragraph: Methuselah (v 25–27)Ninth Paragraph: Lamech (v 28–31)Tenth Paragraph: Noah (v 32)Eleventh Paragraph: The Story of the Sons of God and the Daughters of Men (vi 1–4) .Twelfth Paragraph: Punishment is decreed on the Generation of the Flood, but Grace is shown to Noah (vi 5–8)IndexesI. Biblical ReferencesII. Other Literary ReferencesIII. Notabilia
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