Notes on Rashi: Merged Version, Sefaria Licenses

I now see a merged version on sefaria with the following notices: Pentateuch with Rashi’s commentary by M. Rosenbaum and A.M. Silvermann Source: License: Public Domain Metsudah Chumasn, Metsudah Publications, 2009 Source: License: CC-BY Sefaria Community Edition The Koren Jerusalem Bible Source: License: CC-BY-NC under construction

Bad name verses

So according to “The Companion Bible”, specifically this page we have a list of passages for which the name of God has been changed, possibly in the underlying masoretic text. I pass no judgement on this right now but I will list the passages here and I will go over them with a fine […]

Revising for Reading Level

For the future; an interesting concept is the reading level of the Bible. The RSV and KJV bibles are approximately Grade 12, as given by and listed for convenience below: Mounce — 12+ (ages 17+) KJV — 12+ (ages 17+) RSV — 12+ (ages 17+) Geneva — 12+ (ages 17+) WEB — 12+ (ages 17+) NRSV — 11+ (ages 16+) NASB — 11+ […]