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This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

Jonah Commentary Copyright © 1999 by The Jewish Publication Society Adapted and translated from the Hebrew, Yonah, by Uriel Simon, Copyright © 1992 by Am Oved Publishers, Ltd. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or me-chanical, including photography, recording, or any information storage or retrieval system, except for brief passages in connection with a critical review, without permission in writing from the publisher: The Jewish Publication Society 2100 Arch Street, 2nd fl oor Philadelphia, PA 19103– 1399 Library of Congress Cataloging- in Publication Data Bible. O. T. Jonah. Hebrew. 1999. Jonah : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation / commentary by Uriel Simon ; translated from the Hebrew by Lenn J. Schramm. p. cm.—( JPS Bible commentary) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 0– 8276– 0672– 9 I. Bible O. T. Jonah— Commentaries. I. Simon, Uriel. II. Schramm, Lenn J. III. Bible. O. T. Jonah. English. Jewish Publication Society. 1999. IV. Title. V. Series. BS1602. S56 1999 99– 28376 223’. 92077— dc 21 CIP GENESIS ISBN 0– 8276– 0326– 6 EXODUS ISBN 0– 8276– 0327– 4 LEVITICUS ISBN 0– 8276– 0329– 0 NUMBERS ISBN 0– 8276– 0329– 0 DEUTERONOMY ISBN 0– 8276– 0330– 4 Five- volume set ISBN 0– 8276– 0331– 2 JONAH ISBN 0– 8276– 0672– 9 ESTHER ISBN 0– 8276– 0699– 0 First Hebrew edition, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, 1992 German translation of the fi rst edition, Stuttgart, 1994 English translation of the revised and expanded Hebrew edition, Philadelphia, 1999 Copyright © 2004 by Varda Books This ebook has been published with permission of The Jewish Publication Society ( Philadelphia). The printed book, which has served as a basis for this edition has been catalogued thus: New ISBN 1- 59045- 740- 4 Scholar PDF edition Prepared as e- book by Varda Graphics, Inc.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah


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FRONT MATTEREDITORSTitle pageCopyright pageTABLE OF CONTENTSPREFACEINTRODUCTIONThe Theme of the Book and the History of Its ExegesisJonah's Place in the Biblical CanonThe Literary GenreThe Narrative ArtThe Literary Function of the Gentiles as Supporting CharactersThe Unity of the Book and the Provenance of the PsalmLinks between Jonah and Other Biblical BooksLanguageDate of CompositionThe TextTHE COMMENTARY TO JONAHBIBLIOGRAPHYMidrashimJewish Commentaries (in chronological order)Modern Commentaries (in chronological order)Scholarly Studies (in alphabetical order)
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