Midrash on Psalms
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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the Hebrew and Aramaic by William G. Braude. Vol.2.
SeriesYale Judaica series -- vol.13
ContributionsBraude, William Gordon.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14389857M

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The Midrash on Psalms: Vol 1 Leon Nemoy, Saul Lieberman, Harry A. Wolfson, William G. Braude The Midrash is a succession of homilies concerned with the recurrence or comparison of words and situations in the Scriptures as a means of bringing forth their contents. Compiled by Jewish rabbis since A. D., its subject matter is enormous. p. MIDRASH PSALMS. As the sea throws up its refuse on its shores, so have the wicked their filthiness upon their mouthsMid. Psalms 2. As the billows of the sea, when rushing towards the shores in their violence and fury, threaten to swamp the whole shore, yet when they near the shore their fury and violence are lessened, and at last they meekly spend themselves; so also with those who. 2 vols, original cloth, djs, + pp. Some soiling and scuffing to djs, books in very good condition. Some yellowing to front free endpapers of volume 2 (offsetting from newspaper). A translation of a classic Midrash. MIDRASH TEHILLIM (Heb. מִדְרַשׁ תְּהִלּים; Midrash Psalms), an aggadic Midrash on the Psalms, called also Aggadat Tehillim, and Shoḥer Tov because of its opening verse, Proverbs The Midrash embraces most of the Psalms. Despite the fact that most manuscripts and printed editions, as well as the copy that was before the author of the Yalkut Shimoni, lack homilies for.

This omission has been supplied by Buber, in his very full edition of the Midrash Tehillim, by printing, under the superscription of the two psalms, collectanea from the Pesiḳta Rabbati, Sifre, Numbers Rabbah, and the Babylonian Talmud, so that the midrash in its present form covers the entire Book of Psalms. A Composite Work.   Book 3: Psalms 73—89 Book 4: Psalms 90— Book 5: Psalms — It is uncertain why Psalms is divided into five books. Some sources, including Jewish Midrash traditions, suggest the five-fold division is based on the five books of the Torah (Genesis to Deuteronomy). The division of the Psalms is not based on authorship or chronology, as. (The above are Psalm , Psalm and Psalm as translated in the King James Version.) And it’s no wonder. While the Torah presents itself as the divine word imparted to the people Israel, the poems in the Book of Psalms represent a range of human voices: the sounds of lament and of thanksgiving to God, individuals extolling God’s beneficence or imploring God to bring rescue and . This first English translation of The Midrash on Psalms presents a wealth of clarifying and profound observation on the meaning of one of the most familiar and frequently quoted Books of the Bible. Yale Judaica Series, Volume William G. Braude is Rabbi of the Congregation Sons of Israel and David, Providence, Rhode : Tanis. Braude.

The midrash contains homilies on the Psalms and comments on single verses and even on single words. The homilies are as a rule introduced with the formula "as Scripture says." In only a few cases are they introduced as in the other midrashim, with the formula "Rabbi N. N. has begun the discourse," or "Rabbi N. N. explains the Biblical passage.". Midrash Shmuel, on the first two Books of Kings (I, II Samuel). Midrash Tehillim, on the Psalms. Midrash Mishlé, a commentary on the book of Proverbs. Yalkut Shimoni. A collection of midrash on the entire Hebrew Scriptures containing both halakhic and aggadic midrash. It was compiled by Shimon ha-Darshan in the 13th century CE and is collected from over 50 other midrashic works. * Manuscript and Massoretic authorities, the Talmud (Kiddushin 33a) as well as the ancient versions, divide the Psalms into five books. The Midrash on Ps. 1. 1 says. "Moses gave to the Israelites the five books of the Law; and corresponding with these David gave them the five books of the Psalms."File Size: 2MB.   This new edition of Tehillim is a fountain of inspiration, praise, and succor. Having explored a wide variety of Tehillim seforim, distinct formats, and translations, this new version provides the reader with a lavish abundance of information which is difficult to find elsewhere. I strongly recommend this version.5/5(8).