This version is not for those with limited vocabulary. Although there are many good insights in this version, many will need a dictionary to understand some of the words used by... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Katherine H.
I am Catholic, and spend a considerable time reading the Bible. Not knowing Hebrew, or other languages of the original Bible, I started reading "The Five Books of Moses"... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Eileen Rupel
I loved reading the Five Books from the "Hebrew perspective." Learned a lot about the style and structure of the Bible--HOWEVER--some of the commentary is NOT in line with... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Suzan Holland
This translation is one of 3 recommended by my divinity school's Old Testament professor. Alter's translation reads well and is artfully composed, the footnotes are enlightening... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Grant Shellhouse
The translation is great...
the commentary is even better.
Looking forward to using this resource along with others as I study Torah- the first five books of the Bible.
This one-man translation stands out for its very literal rendering of the Hebrew original, designed explicitly to capture the feel of the original Hebrew. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lost in Vegas
Just an excellent book-- translation and commentary-- for the serious student of the Mosaic Books. I heartily recommend it.Published 4 months ago by terrryp