The Third Rabbinic Bible of 1547-1548

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The Third Rabbinic Bible of 1547-1548

Ḥamishah ḥumshe Torah : ʼim targum u-ferush Rashi u-ferush rabenu Mosheh b.r. Naḥman Gerondi ʻim perush rabi Yitsḥaḳ Abuhav ʻal perusho, ṿe-Ḥamesh megilot ṿe-hafṭarot
Frontispiece, in tradition Sha`ar, or "gate" format
Venitsyah ha-birah: Ve-nidpaso ba-vet ba-mitsvat Daniyel y.ts.v. ben Korni'el Bombirgi z.l., shenat 308 (1547 or 1548)
Volume one of the Third Rabbinic Bible (Pentateuch, with Five Scrolls)
Ḥamishah ḥumshe Torah : ʼim targum u-ferush Rashi u-ferush rabenu Mosheh b.r. Naḥman Gerondi ʻim perush rabi Yitsḥaḳ Abuhav ʻal perusho, ṿe-Ḥamesh megilot ṿe-hafṭarot
Volume one, open to Numbers 4:3 (fol. 154 recto)
Venitsyah ha-birah: Ve-nidpaso ba-vet ba-mitsvat Daniyel y.ts.v. ben Korni'el Bombirgi z.l., shenat 308 (1547 or 1548)
Title page/frontispiece featuring an ornate gateway
Credit: Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania (More bibliographic information)
Numbers 4:3, with commentaries by Rashi and Abraham ibn Ezra in the right and left columns, respectively

The commentary of the Ashkenazic scholar Rashi (Solomon ben Isaac, Troyes, 1040-1105) forms the outer right column framing the Hebrew text and Targum, while that of the Sefardic scholar Abraham ibn Ezra (Toledo, 1092 or 1093 - Calahorra(?), 1667) forms the outer left column.

Credit: Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania (More bibliographic information)