The transaltion was good. The commentaries that go along with the Psalms were good for meditation.Published 5 days ago by Kathi C.
A tremendous commentary and translation of the Psalms, putting the poetry back into the Hymnbook of the Bible.Published 1 month ago by BRCampbell
Alter has a good ear for literature wild conveying the nuances of the Hebrew original. The footnotes alone make it worth the purchase price.Published 1 month ago by R. S. Arthur
As a life long prayer of the Psalms, the whole psalter every month. And doing scholarly work on the Psalms for 30+ years there is very few 1 volume works that can compare to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by vincent i ciaramitaro
I am very impressed with Alter's scholarly, yet very readable commentary on each Psalm. I like his translation from the Hebrew as well. Certainly worth the cost of the book.Published 2 months ago by emy