The Book of Psalms

The Book of Psalms

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Reflecting the combined insights and strengths of three superior biblical scholars, this book is the most complete and detailed one-volume commentary available on the Psalms. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf Jacobson, and Beth LaNeel Tanner offer a succinct introduction to the Psalter, a new translation of all the psalms that takes special account of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and individual entries on each psalm unit. Throughout their commentary they draw on state-of-the-art research on the canonical shape and shaping of the Psalter and give nuanced attention to the poetic nature of the psalms.Psalm 119 begins with the words Content (E¾aAirAo) are the ones whose way is sincere, the ones who walk in the instruction (tAarAc) of the Lord. It is recited at the Feast of Pentecost, the spring festival observed fifty days after Passover, which celebrates the giving of the torah to ... 2 Acrostic poems were the works of highly- skilled literary artists and functioned in ancient Israelite literature in a number of ways.

Title:The Book of Psalms
Author:Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, Beth LaNeel Tanner
Publisher:Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing - 2014-12-12


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