By Leon Nemoy, Saul Lieberman, Harry A. Wolfson, William G. Braude
This first English translation of The Midrash on Psalms offers a wealth of clarifying and profound remark at the that means of 1 of the main ordinary and regularly quoted Books of the Bible.
Yale Judaica sequence, quantity thirteen. William G. Braude is Rabbi of the Congregation Sons of Israel and David, windfall, Rhode Island.
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Would not have believed that the adversary and the enemy would have entered into the gates of Jerusalem (Lam . 4 :12 ). 3. A Psalm of Asaph. O God, the heathen are come into Thine inheritance (Ps. 7 9 :1). But should Asaph have composed a Psalm of praise ? Should it not have been a dirge ? Likewise, though you read A nd David went up by the ascent of the Mount of Olives, PSALM SEVENTY-NINE 45 and wept as he went up (2 Sam. 15:30), yet it is said A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son (Ps.
Judah said in the name of R . Ilai: H ow many strings were PSALM EIGHTY-ONE 55 there to the psaltery? Seven, as is said With seven a day do I praise Thee (Ps. 119:164). In the days of the Messiah, however, there will be eight strings to the psaltery, for it is said For the leader; on the Shcminith (“ eight strings” ) (Ps. 12 :1). And in the time-to-come, the psaltery will be made with ten strings, as is said Upon an instrument of ten strings, upon the psaltery (Ps. 7 4. Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at the full moon (Ps.
Because2 he frizzed his h a ir3 as though he were a maiden ( betulah). But R. Joshua the Priest, the son of R . Nehemiah, said in the name of R. Samuel bar Isaac: W hy was Joel’s father called Pethuel? Because he propitiated (pittah) God with his prayer. It was he, Samuel the Ramathite, who said: “ Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray for you unto the Lord” (1 Sam. 4 R. Jeremiah taught, in the name of R . ” Indeed, Thou hast declared, “ Behold, I will enter into judgment with thee because thou sayest: ‘I have not sinned’ ” (Jer.