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
Christian D. Ginsburg
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.