The books of Jeremiah contain 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.
This invaluable aid to learning Tanach is used by students around the world! It provides the benefit of owning two books in one, since this volume features the complete Hebrew Mikraoth Gedoloth Navi plus facing pages contain a concise, modern English translation of the text with extensive commentary.
Each and every Rashi is translated, in addition to selections from the Ramban, Sforno, Rashbam, Ibn Ezra, from Talmudic and Midrashic sources, and from numerous other commentaries never before translated. Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, zt”l, gave his unstinting approbation to this now classic series on the Prophets & Writings.
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