Hebrew Bible

Can Scripture’s literary qualities be preserved in English?

Robert Alter
Nov. 10 2022 12:01AM

Forget Iran. The red palm weevil could be the enemy that brings Israelis and Arabs together.

Nov. 9 2022 12:01AM

Hezekiah’s monumental inscription?

Christopher Eames
Nov. 7 2022 12:01AM

What’s behind the mysterious “sons of God” and “daughters of men” in Genesis?

Nov. 4 2022 12:01AM

Ancient military conquests provide the perfect source material.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Oct. 27 2022 12:01AM

From King James to Koren.

Yosef Lindell
Oct. 25 2022 12:01AM

“A feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks.”

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Oct. 13 2022 12:01AM

How the biblical emphasis on worldly blessings changed history.

Sept. 21 2022 12:01AM

One thing is clear: talking to the dead is pagan.

Jeremiah Unterman
Sept. 12 2022 12:01AM

The word, like a small number of other Egyptian loanwords in the Bible, testifies to a period in which the early Israelite nation, or a part of it, was in intimate contact with Egyptian life.

Sept. 7 2022 12:01AM

A biblical symbol of opulence.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Sept. 6 2022 12:01AM

The Tanakh of the Land of Israel.

David Arnovitz
Aug. 29 2022 12:01AM

The search for Ziklag.

Parker Blackwell
Aug. 18 2022 12:01AM