Cross-platform, interactive, new electronic edition of the Leningrad Codex,
the oldest complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible.
Using Michigan-Claremont ASCII text, the initial Hebrew version of this Tanakh was
created by Varda Graphics in 1998 to match the primary textual witness, the
so-called Leningrad Codex, and indirectly Biblia Hebraica Stutgartensia (BHS) which bases itself on it.
eleven years since then, the text has evolved by incorporating thousands of corrections
suggested to Varda Graphics' by its own employees, editors of the United Bible Society,
David Stein--during Varda Graphics' typesetting of the JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh,--and, more recently, by computer-comparison done by the late
Rabbi Mordechai Breuer during his work on Keter Yerushalaim (these results have
been only partially incorporated so far as the work on them continues).
preparation of this new, downloadable edition, the text was completely
reformatted in line halakha. In addition, the care was taken to make sure that
the text is set so that it conveniently displays on almost any computing device,
even with small-size screens.
Tanakh has been prepared to work interactively with other properly prepared
Vardabooks. When one clicks on a biblical reference in let's say International
Critical Commentaries or Brown-Driver-Briggs' Lexicon, Tanakh pops up in
a separate window, displaying the indicated passage.
Click on the thumnails to see larger
screenshots of Keter Israel Tanakh in PDF format.
Tanakh is excellent for printing pages to translate and for copy/pasting
of the Hebrew text into a word-processor (see sample of it to the
Click on the following icon to see a larger
magnified screenshot of Tanakh interacting with
International Critical Commentaries (ICC) on Genesis.
the Author -- Tanakh: Interactive Hebrew Bible
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