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Hendrickson Publishers Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)

Introducing a new standard for the Hebrew Bible. Revised, reset, and redesigned, this reference is prepared according to the vocalization, accents, and masora of Aaron ben Moses ben Asher in the Leningrad Codex, with adaptations to halakhic requirements. Includes appendixes, lay-flat binding, and other features essential for research, classroom, and liturgical use. 1275 pages, hardcover from Hendrickson.
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Customer Reviews for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
Review 1 for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
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BHL is better than BHS since it has fewer mistakes

Date:April 1, 2013
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David Lee
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Although Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia lacks a critical apparatus, it is still far superior to Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia because BHL has far fewer mistakes in the text than BHS. Aron Dotan, editor of BHL, was far more meticulous in his work than the editors of BHS. Also, the binding of BHL is sewed in, not just glued as is BHS. The absence of the apparatus in BHL isn't really a great loss since it's not that helpful. If you have text critical tools, you will easily find the information in the apparatus and more. But, the lack of mistakes, superior binding, and CBD's incredible sale prices encourage buying Dotan's BHL. I learned these facts when studying under Peter J. Gentry of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary of Louisville, Kentucky. His PhD is in Biblical Textual Criticism, and he's the best teacher I've ever studied under, including both Undergraduate or Graduate Studies. He's a chap filled with helpful info and a man whose love for the Hebraic text is most contagious! He's a scholar of the highest quality, but teaches in a way that makes things simple and easy to understand. Dr. Gentry prefers Dotan's text, and I like it too, especially for its accuracy. Thanks Dr. Gentry for your help! David
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Review 2 for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
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Great Hebrew Text

Date:October 10, 2012
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djsimonton
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The BHL is a great basic Hebrew text. Although it does not contain the vast information which the BHS does, it is a simple and in many cases, corrected text. If you are a student of Biblical Hebrew or interested in learning the ancient language, I recommend this text, it is a beautifully scripted text and is easier to read than some other Hebrew texts out there and the price is great.
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Review 3 for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
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This is an outstanding value.

Date:December 31, 2010
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Elisha
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This is an outstanding value for a copy of the Hebrew text.
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Review 4 for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
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Date:May 4, 2010
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Michael Sanders
Very usefull Hebrew Bible at a great price! Just be aware that this is not a critical edition.
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Review 5 for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
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Date:May 3, 2010
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Dominic Aquilino
This is a great Hebrew Bible! The font is easy to read and the Bible is small enough to carry around with you. If you are doing really in-depth, scholarly level work in the text, you may still want a BHS for textual information, but this is a great Hebrew Bible to carry around.
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Review 6 for Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (BHL)
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Date:August 15, 2008
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Charles Fuller
This is a great resource! If you are able to read Hebrew, you will love it!
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