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The Book of Job
John Gray

ISBN 9781905048021
Status Available
Price: $125.00
Binding Hardback
Publication Date December 2010
   

John Gray, who was Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages in the University of Aberdeen, left at his death in 2000 a complete manuscript of a commentary on the book of Job. Rich in text-critical and philological observations, the manuscript has been carefully prepared for the press; it will soon become a standard work for scholars and students of the biblical book and a fitting tribute to the sound judgment and innovative scholarship of its author.

John Gray was noted especially for his books The Legacy of Canaan (1957; 2nd ed., 1964), The Biblical Doctrine of the Reign of God (1979), and his commentaries, I and II Kings (1963; 2nd ed., 1970) and Joshua, Judges and Ruth (1967). Gray’s commentary on Job, which is prefaced by a lengthy general introduction, is the first volume in a new series of commentaries on the text of the Hebrew Bible. All the volumes will concentrate on the text criticism and philology of the Hebrew text, a feature notably lacking or merely perfunctory in many current biblical commentary series.

John Gray was Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages in the University of Aberdeen.

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