Jewish Publication Society of America Version

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The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text, the 1917 Jewish Publication Society translation

The Jewish Publication Society of America Version (JPS 1917) is a version of the Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible. It was the first Bible translation published by the Jewish Publication Society of America. It is also the first translation of the Tanakh into English by a group of Jews. There had been earlier tries by individuals. For ecmple, that of Isaac Leeser).[1] The full publication title is The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text: A New Translation with the Aid of Previous Versions and with Constant Consultation of Jewish Authorities.

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  1. Greenspoon, Leonard J. (2004). "Jewish Translations of the Bible". In Adele Berlin; Marc Zvi Brettler (eds.). The Jewish Study Bible. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 2013. ISBN 0-19-529751-2.

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