Description: Jeremiah contains the prophecies of Jeremiah, the son of Hilkiah. The divine ethics. Morality and prayer. Injunctions addressed to the leaders of the people, priests and false prophets. Lamentations over the calamitous destruction of the Temple and of the land of Israel. Words of encouragement and consolation. Israel's mission. Prophecies concerning the fate of other nations beside Israel. Chronicle of the events leading up to the exile and of the period immediately afterwards. Gedaliah, son of Hilkiah, and departure for Egypt.
Used in English-speaking countries for more than 35 years. Contains a verse-by-verse English translation of the Chumash, as well as a commentary based on the works of classical biblical scholars. This vast work, painstakingly prepared by scholars under the general editorship of Rabbi Abraham Cohen, contains:
the complete Hebrew text
an elegant and lucid verse-by-verse translation
an illuminating commentary digest based on the works of classical scholars
extensive introductions which provide invaluable help in understanding each book's purpose
an index and a bibliography in each volume
With its compact, practical size and distinctive format, this is the most accessible and complete text for all students of the Bible.