6. Translation

The Biblical Legacy to Judaism

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Leonard Greenspoon

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch6

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

How to Cite

Greenspoon, L. (2012) Translation, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch6

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. Creighton University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • translation, biblical legacy to Judaism;
  • contributions of Jews, Judaism, to scriptural translation;
  • royal and intra-Jewish concerns;
  • Targumim, or Aramaic translations;
  • Jewish translation of the Bible;
  • Septuagint, Alexandrian Jews;
  • second JPS, revision and fresh translation;
  • factor(s), motivating Jewish translators of the Bible;
  • material from rabbinic, integral, to a Jewish version;
  • authentically Jewish understanding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Who?

  • What?

  • When?

  • Where?

  • Why?

  • Concluding Thoughts

  • Further reading