The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,416,707 members ⚫ 1,552,143 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Genesis

A New Translation of the Classic Bible Stories

Genesis by Stephen Mitchell
Buy this eBook
US$ 14.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

In this highly acclaimed translation, Stephen Mitchell conveys in English the simplicity, dignity and powerful earthiness of the original Hebrew. More than just interpreting it, he also separates stories that were combined by scribes centuries after they were written, explaining their sources and omitting all verses that are recognized as scribal additions. Like removing coat after coat of lacquer from a once-vibrant masterpiece, this allows readers to appreciate the clarity of the original tales.

Genesis is an extraordinarily beautiful book that is accessible in a way that no other translation has ever been. It will shed new light on readers' understanding of this seminal work of sacred scripture.

HarperCollins; December 2010
224 pages; ISBN 9780062034939
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Genesis
Author: Stephen Mitchell
 
  • News
Is there justice in the Book of Job? - New Yorker
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 21:03:48 -0800
New YorkerIs there justice in the Book of Job?New YorkerThe Book of Job, in the Old Testament, opens with words both majestic ...
Wandering and Welcoming (Lech Lecha — Genesis 12:1-17:27) - Huffington Post
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:40:54 -0700
Huffington PostWandering and Welcoming (Lech Lecha — Genesis 12:1-17:27)Huffington Post[1] Translation by Rabbi Arthur Green, ...
Bedeviled by books in translation - Chicago Tribune
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:57:13 -0700
Chicago TribuneBedeviled by books in translationChicago Tribune... over Bly's (which Lyngstad calls "extremely faulty ...