Tag: The Targum of Onkelos


ONKELOS and Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian with Jerusalem fragments GENESIS 26:1JPS 26:1 And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar.ONK 26:1 And there was a famine in […]

Matthew 27

1. When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death: [When the morning was come, &c.] Let us trace a little the proceedings of this council:– I. They spend the night in judging on […]

Moses stressed three times

Moses assured the Israelites that God will give them the conquest of Canaan. He warned them three times lest they presume that their righteousness provided sufficient merit for their success. Moses had already told them that their future success would be guaranteed “because” of their obedience to the […]

Preparing Before Reading the Torah

Description: Preparing Before Reading the Torah; The Different Customs When Calling Someone For an AliyaThe Shulhan Aruch (Orah Haim 139) writes that before one reads from the Torah, he must prepare the reading and review the text at least twice, preferably four times. He must prepare the reading […]


LET’S STUDY ONKELOS A Guide for Rabbis, Teachers and Torah Students to Study and Teach the Parashat Hashavua through the Eyes of its Most Important TranslatorBy Stanley M. Wagner and Israel DrazinBased on the five volume, Onkelos on the Torah (Genesis-Deuteronomy), Understanding the Bible Text, by Israel Drazin […]

Let’s Study Onkelos on Korach: The Limitations Of Targum Onkelos And The Need For Supplementary Interpretations Let’s Study Onkelos on Korach Download pdf above


NUMBERS 13 (ONKELOS) — 1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying: 2 Send thou men, that they may explore the land of Kenaan, which I will give to the children of Israel: one man for each tribe of their fathers shall you send, each one a ruler […]

Parashat Nasso / פרשת נשא

Next read in the Diaspora on 30 May 2015. Parashat Nasso is the 35th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.NASO21 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying: 22 Take the account of the sons of Gershon also, after the house of their fathers, […]

Luke 17

2. It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.[That a millstone were hanged about his neck.] There is mention among the Talmudic authors, concerning an ass-mill, and […]