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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 8/8/2017

In my case, the proverb should probably read, "A white beard is a crown of glory," except you really can't wear a crown on your face...

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Caspianrex

I thought Tagged Tanakh was dead!

Caspianrex Advanced said on 8/7/2017

Yesterday, I tried to log into Tagged Tanakh, as I do from time to time, and all I got was a "404 Error" message. I thought maybe TT had "go...

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rysmith

Pleasure vs. Joy

rysmith Intermediate said on 1/4/2017

Pleasure is fleeting, joy is lasting. Self-control leads to joy. Starve the pleasures, feed the lasting relationships.

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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 9/16/2016

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

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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 9/16/2016

Then there's The JPS Contemporary Torah (published in 2006) which has this language: "Hence a man leaves his father and mother and clings to...

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Caspianrex

Torah in Haiku- Ki Tetse'

Caspianrex Advanced said on 9/16/2016

Defiant Children? Torah calls on the neighbors To help reign them in (from http://www.thetorahinhaiku.com/ki-teitzei-8/)

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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 9/16/2016

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 ...

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Caspianrex

Bring back Tagged Tanakh!

Caspianrex Advanced said on 9/10/2016

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 ...

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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 9/9/2016

You're absolutely right! 12:1 is missing; the 1917 JPS Tanakh reads, "Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman he h...

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Joel Duman

missing text

Joel Duman Beginner said on 5/24/2016

The first verse of this chapter is missing and the numbering of the entire chapter is incorrect, as a result. Verse 1 should read: 1When the...

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Shosh_mz

Number 12:1

Shosh_mz Beginner said on 4/4/2016

Am I blind or is the translation of this verse missing?

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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 10/5/2015

You're absolutely right. I tried to find some another example of italics in the NJPS Tanakh, and the only one I found (after a VERY cursory ...

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bdenckla

missing "you" at end

bdenckla Beginner said on 6/1/2015

I.e. "my witnesses are *you*". Probably missing because "you" should be in italics and the conversion from whatever sources this was taken f...

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Caspianrex

My cup runneth over

Caspianrex Advanced said on 5/16/2015

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...

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Caspianrex

Not just a great song by The Byrds

Caspianrex Advanced said on 5/14/2015

I think Ecclesiastes may be my favorite book in the Bible. There's a certain realism, sometimes even pessimism, about the book that I find ...

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Caspianrex

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Caspianrex Advanced said on 5/14/2015

I would be interested in reading your blog, but when I try to follow the link, it tells me that the blog is by invitation only. I know you ...

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Caspianrex

Shema

Caspianrex Advanced said on 5/14/2015

As I attempt to get a discussion going again here on Tagged Tanakh, my thoughts went immediately to the Shema for some reason. I'd like to p...

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Caspianrex

Regrets of the LORD

Caspianrex Advanced said on 7/28/2014

I find this sentence so touching: God is saddened by how things have gone wrong with His creation. God has regrets? God can be disappointed?...

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Caspianrex

The End of Tagged Tanakh

Caspianrex Advanced said on 7/25/2014

Well, TT, it was nice knowing you. But according to a response I got on the JPS Facebook Page, the Tagged Tanakh is no longer active, and t...

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Caspianrex

Noah graphic novel

Caspianrex Advanced said on 7/24/2014

Here's a little sneak peek of the graphic novel adaptation of the recent Noah film directed by Darren Aronofsky. (I haven't seen the film, ...

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