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The Hebrew Bible

A Translation with Commentary

by Robert Alter

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A Translation with Commentary
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Robert Alter's translation of the Hebrew Bible reanimates one of the formative works of our culture. Capturing its brilliantly compact poetry and finely wrought, purposeful prose, Alter renews the Old Testament as a source of literary power and spiritual inspiration. Featuring Alter's generous commentary, which quietly alerts readers to the literary and historical dimensions of the text, this is the definitive edition of the Hebrew Bible.

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After 24 Years, Scholar Completes 3,000-Page Translation Of The Hebrew Bible

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