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The Commentary of R. Samuel Ben Meir Rashbam on Qoheleth


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Front MatterFront Flap Half Title PageTitle PageCopyright PageTable Of ContentsPREFACEContentsINTRODUCTIONI: RASHBAM — HIS LIFE AND WORKS a. Lifeb. WorksII: THE COMMENTARY ON QOHELETH a. The Problem of Authenticityb. The Unity of the Commentaryc. The Classification of Exegetical Categories and the Structure of the Commentaryd. Conclusion: Glosses or Exegetical Composition?e. Some Features of the Exegetical Presentationf. Treatment of Literary Aspects of the Textg. The Lemma ( ???? ?????? )h. Literal Interpretation and Rashbam's Attitude Towards his Predecessorsi. Contradictory Statements , Joy, Vanity and Wisdom in QohelethIII: THE EDITIONa. Major Shortcomings of Jellinek's Editionb. Guiding Principles of the Present EditionIV: THE TRANSLATIONa. Notes on the Language of the Commentaryb. Stylistic Features of the Commentaryc. Points of ProcedureA COMMENTARY OF R. SAMUELVIII1 Who is like the wise man:2 I keep the king's comman:3 Be not hasty to go out from his presence:4 For the word of the king is supreme:5 He who obeys a command:6-7 For every matter:8 No man has power over the spirt:9 All this:10-13 Then I saw the wicked:14 There is a vanity which takes place on earth:15 And I commend enjoyment:16 When I applied:17 then I saw all the work:Back MatterFACSIMILEABBREVIATIONS USED BY THE MANUSCRIPTBIBLIOGRAPHICAL ABBREVIATIONSBooks, Handbooks, Commentaries and OthersPeriodicalsSELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON RASHBAM1. EDITIONS2. STUDIESINDICESSOURCES1.OLD TESTAMENTGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyI SamuelII SamuelI KingsII Kings IsaiahJeremiahEzekielHoseaJoelAmosMichaNahumZechariahMaleachiPsalmsProverbsSong of SongsRuthLamentationQohelethEstherDanielI Chronicles2. RABBINIC LITERATUREMishnaToseftaBabylonian TalmudAboth de R. NathanPesikta de Rab KahanaQoheleth RabbahYalkut ShimeoniNAMES AND SUBJECTSHEBREW SUBJECTSBack Flap
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