Introduction to the Massoretico-Critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible, 2 Volumes

By Christian D. Ginsburg

Introduction to the Massoretico-Critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible, 2 Volumes

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  • ISBN: 9781597528948
  • Pages: 1050
  • Publication Date: 6/1/2007
  • Retail Price: $80.00
Web Price: $64.00
Web Price: $64.00

Introduction to the Massoretico-Critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible, 2 Volumes

By Christian D. Ginsburg

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781597528948
  • Pages: 1050
  • Publication Date: 6/1/2007
  • Retail Price: $80.00
Web Price: $64.00

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Contents

Part I
The Order of the Books
The Sectional Divisions of the Text
The Division into Chapters
The Sedarim; or Tirennial Pericopes
The Parshivoth; or Annual Pericopes
The Divisions into Verses
The Number of the Words
The Number of the Letters

Part II
Dagesh and Raphe
The Orthography
The Division of Words
The Double and Final Letters
Abbreviations
Homoeoteleuton
The Keri and Kethiv
The Readings called Sevirin
The Western and Eastern Recensions
The Differences between Ben-Asher and Ben-Naphtali
The Masorah: Its Rise and Development
The History and Description of the Manuscripts
The History of the Printed Text

Appendices
On the Closed Sections
The Dikduke Ha-Teamim from the St. Petersburg Ms. (A.D. 1009)
Tables of Massorah, Magna and Parva
Specimen of the Revised Notes on the Pentateuch

Contributors-

Christian D. Ginsburg

Bio(s)-

Christian D. Ginsburg (1831-1914) was born in Warsaw of Jewish parents. He received a strong rabbinic education in his early years and when he was sixteen he became a Christian; shortly thereafter he emigrated to England. He was on the board that revised the KJV Old Testament in 1885, he wrote biblical commentaries, published four volumes of the Hebrew Masorah, and annotated an edition of the New Testament in Hebrew.

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