Tag Archives: Saadia Gaon

AL-QIBLAH AND BE’ER ZAMZAM

Saadia’s Targum, Sefer Bereshit 24:62 וכאן אסחק קד גא פי מגיה מן אלביר אלתי ללחי אלנטאר והו מקים פי בלד אלקבלה. Wa kana Ishaq qad ja’a fi maji’ihi min al-bi’r allati lil-Hay Al-Nadhir wa huwa muqim fi balad Al-Qiblah. (“And … Continue reading

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Qurban Yahudi itu bernama AQEDA YITZHAQ

Rav Saadia Gaon in his Judeo-Arabic Targum on the Chamisha Chumshe Torah, Sefer Bereshit 12:9 תם רחל אברם כל מא מר רחל אלי אלקבלה Tsumma rachala Abram kulla ma marra rachala ila al-Qiblah “And Abram journeyed, going and journeying towards … Continue reading

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JERUSALEM AND MECCA: THE QURBAN OF ABRAHAM & THE HOLY TEMPLE

واذ ابتلى ابرهم ربه بكلمت فاتمهن قال اني جاعلك للناس اماما (البقرة 2:124). God said: “And remember that Abraham was tried Lord with certain commands which he fulfilled them. He said: I will make thee a Leader to the nations.” … Continue reading

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Hindeya-raba (הנדיא רבא) dan Makah-raba (מכה רבא) dalam Targum dan Tradisi Yahudi.

שלום עליכם السلام عليكم Dalam riset linguistic, Prof. James Barr, Ph.D., penulis buku “Comparative Philology and the Text of the Old Testament” (Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1968) menyebutkan adanya hegemoni loanwords and words of non-Semitic origin dalam teks Perjanjian Lama … Continue reading

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