Sarna, Nahum

(b. 1923)
   American scholar. Born in London, he served as professor at Brandeis University. His works include Understanding Genesis, Exploring Exodus, Commentary on the Book of Exodus, Commentary on the Book of Genesis, A New Translation of the Book of Psalms and A New Translation of the Book of Job.

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