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Title page to the King James Version. Wikisource has original text related to this article: The repeated efforts by Jews in the field of biblical translation show their sentiment toward translations prepared by other denominations. If a new country and a new language metamorphose him into a new man, tanqkh duty of this new man is to prepare a new garb and a new method of expression for what is most sacred and most dear to him.

For the organisation itself, see Jewish Publication Society of America.

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Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Bible translations into English. Jewish Publication Society of America. The Jewish Publication Society’s ups called for a committee of six editors who would be responsible for the entire translation. The translation was initiated in by the Central Conference of American Rabbisthe organization of Tanak rabbis, and the original intention was to assign different books of the Bible to individual rabbis and scholars.


The translation is based on the Hebrew Masoretic text. This article is about the Bible translation published by the JPS. Further, it has influenced many subsequent 20th century translations by drawing attention to the Jewish view of many passages.

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A committee of editors would ensure quality and consistency. Languages 19117 English Edit links. He cannot have it as a gift, even as he cannot borrow his soul from others. The work was accordingly completed in November and published two years later.

The translation, which appeared inis heavily indebted to the Revised Version and American Standard Version. Bible Jewish Publication Society For those books, C.

It became clear after several years that this method was hard to implement, and after more than a decade only the Book of Psalms had been sent to press. The editors were led by Editor-in-Chief Max Margolis. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved from ” https: Bible translations into English Bible portal. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ginsburg ‘s Hebrew text was used.

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1971 The dominant feature of this sentiment, apart from the thought that the christological interpretations in non-Jewish translations are out of place in a Jewish Bible, is and was that the Jew cannot afford to tanqkh his Bible translation prepared for him by others. However, the version is still widely disseminated through its tana,h in the commentaries of the Soncino Books of the Bible and the Torah commentary edited by Joseph H.


In the Jewish Publication Society agreed to take over the project. Tankh translators state their reason for a new version in their “Preface,” in a passage that suggests the emotional as well as rational need they felt for a Bible of their own:. This translation was superseded by the JPS Tanakhwhich appeared in a complete form in In other projects Wikisource.

Christian readers would note differences in the order of the books from the Christian Bible, as well as some breaks in where chapters begin and end such as Deuteronomy It follows the edition of Seligman Baer except for the books of Exodus to Deuteronomywhich never appeared in Baer’s edition.

The Jewish Study Bible.

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