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Book Reviews © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/147783507X234504 2006080. AS. Proef 3. 4-9-2007:12.18, page 151. Aramaic Studies 5 . 1 ( 2007 ) 151 – 163 Aramaic Studies www.brill.nl/arst Book Reviews Eldon Clem, ‘Targum Onkelos and Jonathan (English),’ (Version 2 . 0 ) 2006 ; ‘Targum Neofiti (English),’ (Version 1 . 1 ) 2006 . Accordance Bible Software , Oaktree Software, Inc. http://www.accordancebible.com Accordance Bible Software has embarked on an exciting new venture, namely, the translation into English of all rabbinic-era targums. This marks the first time a targum translation has been created expressly for computer rather than printed publication, and the first time a private company has commissioned a targum translation for commercial purposes. This trailblazing belongs to a powerful set of tools for targum study, and the translation itself compares to the previous comprehensive translation of the Targums— The Aramaic Bible , published in 19 volumes. 1 This review focuses on the first two translations released, those of Targum Onkelos and Targum Neofiti. These have been done by Dr. Eldon Clem, who is responsible for the entire translation project. This review will evaluate Clem’s work from three perspectives: as a computer-based tool, a translation, and as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aramaic Studies Brill

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Brill
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© 2007 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1477-8351
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1745-5227
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10.1163/147783507X234504
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/147783507X234504 2006080. AS. Proef 3. 4-9-2007:12.18, page 151. Aramaic Studies 5 . 1 ( 2007 ) 151 – 163 Aramaic Studies www.brill.nl/arst Book Reviews Eldon Clem, ‘Targum Onkelos and Jonathan (English),’ (Version 2 . 0 ) 2006 ; ‘Targum Neofiti (English),’ (Version 1 . 1 ) 2006 . Accordance Bible Software , Oaktree Software, Inc. http://www.accordancebible.com Accordance Bible Software has embarked on an exciting new venture, namely, the translation into English of all rabbinic-era targums. This marks the first time a targum translation has been created expressly for computer rather than printed publication, and the first time a private company has commissioned a targum translation for commercial purposes. This trailblazing belongs to a powerful set of tools for targum study, and the translation itself compares to the previous comprehensive translation of the Targums— The Aramaic Bible , published in 19 volumes. 1 This review focuses on the first two translations released, those of Targum Onkelos and Targum Neofiti. These have been done by Dr. Eldon Clem, who is responsible for the entire translation project. This review will evaluate Clem’s work from three perspectives: as a computer-based tool, a translation, and as

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Published: Jan 1, 2007

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