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A Translation with Commentary is available for download from Apple Books. For beauty, this new translation is so far behind the King James as not even to be in the same race. Robert Alter's translation of the Five Books of Moses is stunning. There is something wonderful about reading them translated from scratch by a single person so that it embodies a fresh, singular The culmination of this work, Alter's masterly new translation and probing commentary combine to give contemporary readers the definitive The Five Books of Moses: Alter's majestic translation recovers the mesmerizing effect of these ancient stories'he profound and haunting enigmas, the ambiguities of motive and image, and the distinctive cadences and lovely precision of the Hebrew text.
Other modern translations either recast these features for contemporary clarity, thereby losing the character of the original, or fail to give readers a suitably fluid English as a point of contact.
The Five Books of Moses
Alter's translation conveys the music and the meaning of the Hebrew text in a lyrical, lucid English. His accompanying commentary illuminates the text with learned insight and reflection on its literary and historical dimensions.
Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship, Robert Alter's masterly new translation and probing commentary combine to give contemporary readers the definitive edition of The Five Books. His commentary illuminates it with learned insight and reflection on its literary and historical dimensions. So far, the best translation of the Pentateuch After growing up reading the King James Version of the Bible and finding out later of the numerous errors in translation, i decided to give it a whirl on finding more accurately translated versions.
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Superb literary translation of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible Firstly, let me say that this translation is not for everyone. Campbell Biology by Peter V.
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