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The Psalms: Translated and Explained (Classic Reprint)


The Psalms: Translated and Explained (Classic Reprint)

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    Joseph A. Alexander (Author)
PREFACE. THE prescot publication owes its origin to IIengstenberg's Commentary on tho Psalms. The originnl design was to tho.t work, by abridgment IUld other unessentinl chcwges, mom ncceptllblo and useful to tho English render than it could be in tho form of an exact trllnslation, It was soon (ound, bow'eyer. thut by far the most importo.nt part of such a book wOlllll bo 11 literru ,'ersion of the Hebrew text, and that this was preciscly what could not be obtained o.t second hanel, by tho awkwarli and ull!'atisfying process of translating a translation, but must bo derived directly from au independent sClUtiny of tho original. In nttempting this, tho ue,iations from llengstenberg, continually in fOlm and not unfrequently in substance, rendered it wholly iuexpedient and improper to make bim respon~ible what was relllIy 11 new translation, Tho only courso reIDaining then,foro was to waKe this gencralo.cknowlcdgmeot, tha.t his 'ol'k is the basis of

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