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.

CONTENTSTranslator’s Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . VII Key to transliteration . . . . . . . . . . . XIII List of Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . XVII Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 S          : The Story of Creation ( i 1– ii 3) Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Introductory verse ( i 1) . . . . . . . . . 19 First Paragraph: The Story of the First Day ( i 2– 5) . . . 21 Second Paragraph: The Story of the Second Day ( i 6– 8) . . 31 Third Paragraph: The Story of the Third Day ( i 9– 13) . . 35 Fourth Paragraph: The Story of the Fourth Day ( i 14– 19) . . 42 Fifth Paragraph: The Story of the Fifth Day ( i 20– 23) . . 47 Sixth Paragraph: The Story of the Sixth Day ( i 24– 31) . . 52 Seventh Paragraph: The Seventh Day; end of the Section ( ii 1– 3) 60 S          : The Story of the Garden of Eden ( ii 4– iii 24) Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Introductory verse, Transition from Previous Section ( ii 4) . . 96 First Paragraph: Creation of Man ( ii 5– 7) . . . . . 100 Second Paragraph: The Planting of the Garden of Eden ( ii 8– 14) 106 Third Paragraph: Adam’s Task in the Garden of Eden ( ii 15– 17) 121 Fourth Paragraph: Creation of Woman ( ii 18– 25) . . . . 126 Fifth Paragraph: Adam’s Sin ( iii 1– 7) . . . . . . 138 Sixth Paragraph: The Judgment and the Sentence ( iii 8– 21) . . 149   Seventh Paragraph: The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden ( iii 22– 24) . . . . . . . . . . . 172 XV   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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