Genesis: Translation and Commentary


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Alter's rare combination of fluent translation and insightful commentary makes this the perfect edition of Genesis for anyone drawn to this formative work in our culture. With a translation that attends to the usages, rhythms, and narrative patterns of biblical Hebrew and a commentary which deepens readers' understanding of Genesis without being intrusive, this book is ""the" Genesis for our generation and beyond" (Robert Fagles).

Genesis: Translation and Commentary 1997, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393316704

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Genesis: Translation and Commentary 1996, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393039818