The Story Of Bible Translations – Max L. Margolis

The Story Of Bible Translations PDF

This is a book by the famous Max R. Margolis that will help readers to get a very good understanding of the various Bible translations.

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Index of the book (please forgive any unreadable bits – this index is computer generated from ancient texts):

in Paradise 6
Cain and Able ^^r; 8
Cain's Punishment 9
The Deluge 11
The Planting of the Grape Vine 12
The Tower of Babel 13
Abram … 14
Abram and Lot Separate 15
Abram Saves his Kinsman 16
The Covenant snd its Sign 17
The Destruction of Sodom 18
Isaac, Hagar and Ishmael 19
Abraham's Love to God 20
Death and Burial of Sarah 21
Success of Eliezer's Mission 22
Abraham's Death 23
Isaac and his Family 24
Isaac Blesses J acob 25
Jacob's Dream—His Arrival 27
Laban's Deception 28
Jacob's Reconciliation wi.th his Brother 30
Israel 31
Joseph 33
Joseph in Egypt 35
Pharaoh's Dream 36
Joseph's Brethern Come to Egypt 38
Joseph and His Brethern 39
Jacob Emigrates to Egypt 41
Jacob's Death … 42
Joseph's Death 43
Concluding Remarks 44
PERIOD II. FROM THE BIRTH OF MOSES TO HIS DEATH.
The Children of Israel in Egypt 47
The Birth of Moses 49
Moses Perceives a Divine Call 50
Moses and Ahron in Egypt 52
The Ten Plagues 54
The Exode. Pessach 56
Israel Crossed the Red Sea 57
Travels and Trials in the Wilderness 59

Purification and Sanctification of the People 60
The Decalogue 61
Developement of the Law 62
The Golden Calf 64
The Tabernacle 65
The First Census 68
Further Ordinances and Statutes 69
Ordination of the Feasts 70
The Ruails. Aldad and Medad 72
The Spies 73
Korach and his Faction 75
Further trials in the Wilderness 77
Death of Ahron. Elazar his successor , 78
Bii'am 80
Phineas, the avenger 82
Further development of the law. Israel's Article of Faith 83
Conclusion of Moses' farewell address 85
Moses appoints Joshua his successor. Moses' death 87
PERIOD III. PROM THE ENTRANCE INTO CANAAN, UNTIL THE LAST
OF THE JUDGES SAMUEL.
The Israelites enter Palestine … 91
The Fall of Jericho 9;{
Ahans' crime and punishment 94
The Gibeonites 96
Kesult of the alliance with the Gibeonites 97
Locating the Tabernacle. Division of the land 98
Death ot Joshua \\\\ … 99
Othniel, successor to Joshua 100
Ehud and Shamgar 101
Deborah 102
Gideon 103
Gideon expells the invaders 104
Thola. Abimelech 106
Abimelech's ieath 1 07
Yiphtach . , 108
Samson 110
Samson's death 112
War against the tribe of Benjamin 113
Euth 114
Euth supports her mother-in-law 1 15
Boaz takes Euth as his wife , 116
Eli, the High Priest. Birth of Samuel ' 118
Loss of the Ark. Death of Eli 119
Administration of Samuel as Judge 121
War with the Philistines 122
The People Demand a King .' 123

The People Elect a King 124
Concluding Kemarks 125
PERIOD IV, PART I. FROM THE FIRST KING OF ISRAEL TO THE
DIVISION OF THE NATION.
Saul Acknowledged King by all Israel 131
Saul and his Court. His Misdemeanor . 133
Saul's Disobedience. Samuel Leaves Him . 135
Samuel anoints David. Saul troubled in mind 136
War with the Philistines, -^^vid Slays Goliah 138
Jonathan's Friendship, and Saul's Envy to David 140
Jonathan's Friendship to David 141
David's Further Flight Before Saul 142
Saul in the Wildeiness of Ziph. David's Generosity. Death of Samuel.
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144
Nabal and Ahigayil 146
David in the Camp of Saul. Moves to the Philistines 147
Ziklag is Burnt. David's Revenge. Death of Saul and Jonathan 148
David Mourns for Saul and Jonathan 150
David Elected Kin(; :>7er Jehudah. War with Ishboshett and his Captain
Abner 151
Ishbosheth's Death. David, King over all Israel 152
The Ark is Brought to Jerusalem 153
David Commits a Great Sin. He Repents 155
Abshalom's Conspiracy Against David 156
Abshalom'B Death 159
David Returns to Jerusalem 161
Adoniya's Conspiracy. Solomon anointed King 162
David's Death. His Advice to Solomon 163
Solomon's Dream. His Wisdom 164
Solomon's Greatness and Wisdom 166
The Building of the Temple •. 167
Dedication of the Temple '.. 168
The Queen of Sheba visits the King. Solomon's Riches 170
Solomon's Sin. His Enemies His Death 171
PERIOD IV. PART II. FROM THE CORONATION OF ROHOBOAM TO THE
DESTRUCTION OF THE TEMPLE.
Coronation of Rohoboam. Ten Tribes Secede 176
Jeroboam Introduces Idol Worship 176
Rehoboam, Abijam, Assa, and Jehoshaphat, of Judah 178
Nadab, Basha, Elah, Zimri, Omri and Achab, of Israel 179
Achab, Elijah the Prophet 181
Elijah on Mount Carmel 183
Achab's Reformation. War with Ben-hadad 185
Second War with Ben-hadad. The Vine-yard of Naboth 187
Elijah in the Wilderness. His Re-appearance 189
Achab and Jehoshaphat Unite. Achab's Death 191

Achazyahu and his Policy. Elijah Disappears 192
Jehoram, King of Israel 194
The Syrians Defeated 195
Joram and Achazyahu, of Judah 198
Achazyahu and,Jehoram Killed. Jehu, King of Israel 199
Athaliah's Cruelty. Her Death 201
Jehoachaz and Jeboash, Kings of Israel 203
Jeroboam II 205
Jotham and chaz, of Judah 206
Hoshea, the Last King of Israel. 207
Hezekiah's Eeign 208
Sennacherib Besieges Jerusalem. Did Not Succeed 211
Hezekiah's Sickness and Recovery 213
Menasseh and Amon, Kings of Judah 214
Josiah's Eeign 215
Jeboachez and Elyakin 216
Babylonia Subjugates Assyria, Egypt and Judah 218
Jeboachin in Exile 219
Zedekiah's Eeign. Fall of Jerusalem 220
Biblical Chronology 223
PERIOD V. FROM THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY UNTIL THE DESTRUCTION
OF THE SECOND TEMPLE BY THE ROMANS.
Daniel, Chananiah, Michael and Azaryah 231
The Golden Statue 234
Evil Marodoch and Bekhazar 235
Darius the Mede and Daniel … 236
Babylon Conquerf^d by Persia 237
The Samaritans 238
Ahasueros| 240
Haman's Elevation 241
Haman's Fall 243
Purim 245
Esra and Nehemiah 246
Samaritan Temple on Mount Gerizim 249
The Jewish Colony under Persia 251
Alexandre the Great and the Jews : 251
Palestine under Egyptian Eule 253
The Colony 254
Antiochus Epiphanns, Mathathiahu 255
Judah, Maccabbi and Jonathan 257
Simon, the First Independent Euler over the Jews 258
The Jewish Temple in Egypt 260
Johann Hyrkan and Judah Aristobul 261
Alexandre Janai 262
Alexandre, Hyrkan II, Aristobul II, Pompejus Besieges Jerusalem 263
Hyrkan II, High Priest and Ethnarch 265

Aiitigonus in Jerusalem. Last of the Hasmoneans 267
TTerodes the Great 268
Archelans, Phillippus, Antipas, Herodns, Agrippa 1 270
Agrippa 11 . Troubles in Judea 271
The Eomans Take Jerusalem. The Temple is Burnt 272
General Remarks 274
Some Remarks Concerning the Jews Outside of Judea 276