Midrash Sifre on Numbers
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Midrash Sifre on Numbers selections from early rabbinic scriptural interpretations translated from the Hebrew, with brief annotations, and with special reference to the New Testament by

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Written in English


  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Numbers.

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Bibliography: p. xxiii-xxiv.

Statementby Paul P. Levertoff ; with an introduction by G.H. Box.
SeriesTranslations of early documents: Ser. 3: Palestinian-Jewish and cognate texts (Rabbinic)
ContributionsLevertoff, Paul Philip, 1878-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 162 p. --
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17396400M

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