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  • Using the Bible for moral justifications

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    Here's a great example of an ancient Biblical practice that not only seems barbaric but is just wrong! This shows people can use any excerp ...

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    In fact, listen to the audio Bible here! ...

  • Validated by Archeology

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    Recent excavations have discovered an ancient clay bulla with Hebrew script that reads "Gedaliah ben Pashur." Ben Pashur's name appears in t ...

  • Bring back Tagged Tanakh!

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    This used to be a GREAT resource for people (Jews and non-Jews) to read and comment on the JPS Tanakh. But sometime around 2011 or 2012, it ...

  • My cup runneth over

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    I have to say, as much as I enjoy the JPS Tankakh, the phrase "my drink is abundant" sounds a bit pedestrian compared to the King James Bibl ...

  • Oh My G-d! What's Your Name?

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    Bible critics love to point out inconsistencies in diction (for example, the names of G-d) between chapters of the Torah, claiming that the ...

  • The Akeda

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    If I were to count down the greatest hits of the Jewish Bible, I believe that the story of the binding of Isaac would be number 1! Not only ...

  • Jeremiah 38 : 1

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    Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jucal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malchiah heard what Jeremiah was saying to all ...

  • Lamentations 2 : 10

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    Silent sit on the groundThe elders of Fair Zion;They have strewn dust on their headsAnd girded themselves with sackcloth;The maidens of Jeru ...

  • Interesting Start

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    Kinda gets straight into it - no "Introduction" or anything. I like it. ...

  • A Tisha B'Av Custom Uncovered

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    Lamentations is traditionally read in synagogues while sitting on the ground. Seems like the Rabbis got the idea from Lamentations itself. ...

  • Don't make fun of bald people

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    I can't help it...I love this little story! This is one they never tell the little kids. It's more violent than any of the Grimm's fairy t ...

  • Deuteronomy 17 : 18

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    When he is seated on his royal throne, he shall have a copy of this Teaching written for him on a scroll by the levitical priests. ...

  • Psalms 23 : 5

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    You spread a table for me in full view of my enemies;You anoint my head with oil;my drink is abundant. ...

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    Well, there could be some development of the Tagged Tanakh in the future. A rep from JPS informed me that JPS handed over the Tagged Tanakh ...

  • Remark

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    The Message, a paraphrase that quite often misfires, actually has a really nice rendering here: "my cup brims with blessing..." That is not ...

  • 2 Kings 2 : 23

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    From there he went up to Bethel. As he was going up the road, some little boys came out of the town and jeered at him, saying, “Go away, bal ...

  • Genesis 22 : 1

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    Some time afterward, God put Abraham to the test. He said to him, “Abraham,” and he answered, “Here I am.” ...

  • Exodus 18 : 1

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    Jethro priest of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law, heard all that God had done for Moses and for Israel His people, how the Lord had brought Isr ...

  • Lessons from Curling

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    I have Olympic-fever. No matter what sport is on, what time of day it is on (except of course during Shabbat), I love to watch the Olympics ...

  • Exodus 27 : 20

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    You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. ...

  • Genesis 1 : 1

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    When God began to create heaven and earth— ...

  • Remark

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    By definition, the Hebrew grammar of the Hebrew Bible is correct, although it might not be the same as modern Hebrew grammar. The problem is ...

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    If you're interested in learning more about Timna, check out page 395 in Who's Who in the Jewish Bible ...

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    The Torah portion Tetsavveh has lots of detailed descriptions of the clothing that the high priests wear. Dress for Success Bible style! ...