The Aramaic Bible Volume 14: The Targum of the Minor Prophets

The Aramaic Bible Volume 14: The Targum of the Minor Prophets

Translated by Kevin Cathcart and Robert P. Gordon
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Although the term "minor prophets" is a familiar one in English Bible translations, it is not a felicitous one, since it applies as much to Hosea as to Haggai and to Amos as to Obadiah. The Targum offers no such pecking order. Nuggets of importance are as likely to be found in a Targumized "minor" prophet as a "major" one.

Included in this volume are the books of Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. The authors' apparatus in the introduction provides the translational characteristics, theology, life-setting, text and versions, language, rabbinic citations and parallels, dating, manuscripts, and bibliography. A series of indices is also included.

Product number: 5489
ISBN: 978-0-8146-5489-7
Pages: 259
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Publication Date: 08/01/1990