By Rabbi Nosson Scherman (Author)

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The Rubin Edition of the Prophets: Samuel I and II (Hardcover)

The Early Prophets - with a commentary anthologized from the Rabbinic writings
By Rabbi Nosson Scherman (Author)

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You know and use the Stone Edition, which has become the standard English-language Chumash. But what about the rest of the Written Torah, the Prophets and the Writings? Where can we go for a sweeping understanding of the text, as understood by the Sages and the classic commentators ù presented in a way that makes it both accessible and enjoyable to scholar and layman alike?
The first volume of the Rubin Edition ù Joshua/Judges ùprovided the answer.
Thanks to the brilliance of the ArtScroll/Mesorah team of scholars and writers ù led by Rabbi Nosson Scherman ù the tradition continues, with The Rubin Edition of I Samuel and II Samuel in one volume. This translation and commentary on the Prophets is sweeping the English-speaking world, providing new dimensions of understanding and beauty.
It not only brings the verses alive, it makes them speak to us ù in language, in outlook, in aspiration for spiritual growth.

This outstanding new work has an unprecedented array of features:

  • A highly regarded new English translation, firmly grounded in traditional sources  
  • A commentary culled from classic sources and presented gracefully and literately  
  • Newly set Hebrew commentaries of Rashi, Radak, and Metzudos Tzion and Dovid, so you can study on many levels  
  • Newly set, accurate Hebrew text of the Tanach  
  •  Introductions and explanations of difficult concepts  
  • Lightweight, opaque, acid-free paper, for decades of use  
  • Gilded page heads  
  • Ribbon place-marker


Among the many topics in this volume are:
l HannahÆs prayer 
l The emergence of Samuel l The destruction of Shilo l The mistaken demand for a king and SamuelÆs strong response l Saul, the first king l David ù the shepherd is anointed and kills Goliath l SaulÆs pursuit of flight l David and Jonathan l SaulÆs defeat and death l David becomes king l The Ark comes to Jerusalem l Bath-Sheba and Uriah l The rebellions of Absalem and Sheba ben Bichri l The Gibeonites grisly demand l DavidÆs magnificent songs l The tragic census l DavidÆs final battles l An overview on DavidÆs greatness

To see 12 sample pages including the complete index click HERE

Also available:  The Rubin Edition of Joshua/Judges

Product Details

Catalog # RNSA
ISBN-10 : 1578193338
ISBN # : 9781578193332
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 410
Dimensions : 7.88 x 9.25 x 1.345 inches
Weight: 2.7 LBS
Published By : ArtScroll Mesorah Publications
Release Date : 09/12/2002
Size : Standard
Color: Blue
Language: Hebrew/English
This book has 12 sample pages. See all pages

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