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xi9. Ben Meshek- Dammesek ’ Eli‘ ezer 360 10. Angelology 361 11. ’ El Shaddai 361 12. Circumcision 362 13. The Cities of the Plain 365 14. Beer- sheba 366 15. The Land of the Philistines 367 16. The Land of Moriah 368 17. The Meaning of the Akedah 369 18. The Akedah in Jewish Tradition 371 19. The Hittites of Hebron 372 20. “ God of the Father” 373 21. Jacob: The Moral Issue 374 22. Bethel 375 23. The Twelve Sons and the Twelve Tribes 377 24. Jacob’s Struggle with the Angel 380 25. The Name “ Israel” 381 26. Shechem 382 27. Ephrath, Rachel’s Tomb, and Migdal- eder 384 28. The Edomite King List 385 29. Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife 386 30. The Genealogical Lists 387   NOTES TO THE EXCURSUSES 389 WEEKLY TORAH READINGS FROM THE BOOK OF GENESISBere’shit 3 Noa. h 47 Lekh Lekha 87 Va- Yera’ 127 H. ayyei Sarah 151 Toledot 169 Va- Yetse’ 186 Va- Yishla. h 209 Va- Yeshev 235 Mikkets 260 Va- Yiggash 281   Va- Ye. hi 294 CONTENTS   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C

JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis


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FRONT MATTERPATRONSTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageACKNOWLEDGMENTSCONTENTSINTRODUCTIONGLOSSARYLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSMAPSTHE ANCIENT NEAR EASTTHE PATRIARCHAL WANDERINGSTHE COMMENTARY TO GENESISCreationEden and the Expulsion: The Human ConditionReality Outside EdenThe Book of GenealogiesNoah and the FloodEpilogue: The Regeneration and Reordering of SocietyThe Depravity of CanaanThe Table of NationsThe Tower of BabelFrom Shem to Abraham: Transition to the PatriarchsGod's Election of AbrahamAbram's Rescue of LotThe Covenant Between the PiecesSarah, Hagar, and the Birth of IshmaelThe Covenant in the FleshThe Character of Abraham; The Nature of GodThe Destruction of Sodom and GomorrahAbraham, Sarah, and AbimelechThe Akedah: The Binding of IsaacThe Offspring of NahorThe Cave of MachpelahThe Betrothal of IsaacThe Genealogies of AbrahamIsaac, Father of Two NationsThe Adventures of IsaacJacob Purloins the BlessingJacob's Encounter with GodJacob's MarriagesThe Birth of Jacob's ChildrenJacob and Laban: The FinaleJacob and Esau Once AgainReunion and ReturnThe Ravishing of DinahThe Bethel TraditionFamily AffairsThe Line of EsauPrologue to the Joseph StoryJudah and TamarJoseph in Potiphar's HouseholdJoseph in PrisonJoseph's Liberation and Rise to PowerJoseph and His Brothers — Once AgainThe Second Journey to EgyptThe Brothers' Last TrialThe ReconciliationThe Migration to EgyptJoseph's Agrarian PoliciesJacob Prepares for DeathThe Testament of JacobMourning and BurialJoseph and His Brothers: The FinaleNOTES TO THE COMMENTARYEXCURSUSES1. The Cherubim2. The Chronology of the Flood3. The Noachide Commandments4. “Abram the Hebrew”5. Pidyon Shevuyim: “Redemption of Captives”6. Melchizedek7. 'El ‘ Elyon8. Creator of Heaven and Earth”9. Ben Meshek – Dammesek 'Eli‘ ezer10. Angelology11. 'El Shaddai12. Circumcision13. The Cities of the Plain14. Beer-sheba15. The Land of the Philistines16. The Land of Moriah17. The Meaning of the Akedah18. The Akedah in Jewish Tradition19. The Hittites of Hebron20. “God of the Father”21. Jacob: The Moral Issue22. Bethel23. The Twelve Sons and the Twelve Tribes24. Jacob's Struggle with the Angel25. The Name “Israel”26. Shechem27. Ephrath, Rachel's Tomb, and Migdal- eder28. The Edomite King List29. Joseph and Potiphar's Wife30. The Genealogical ListsNOTES TO THE EXCURSUSESWEEKLY TORAH READINGS FROM THE BOOK OF GENESISBe-re'shitNoahLekh LekhaVa-Yera'Hayyei SarahToledotVa-Yetse'Va-YishlahVa-YeshevMikketsVa-YiggashVa-Yehi
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