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C. Jewish Canon (=HB) 1. set by the ancient rabbis-they were the leaders of the community after the destruction in Palestine ca 100 CE 2. there are 24/39 books in it…if you treat books of Samuel, kings, 12 minor prophets, etc as a single book you will have 24 but if you divide them all in 2 then you will have 39. We will use 39 books in the Jewish canon 3. they are organized in 3 major sections: a) Torah (law or Pentateuch) first 5 books??? b) Prophets former (jushua, judges, Samuel(I,II),Kings(I,II)) latter (Isaiah, jeremiah,Ezekiel,bok of the 12:hosea,joel,amos. .) c) writings (psalms, job, proverbs, ruth, songs of songs, ecclesiastes, lamentations, esther, Daniel, ezra/Nehemiah, chronicles(I,II)) ^^^why did rabbis choose there books and not others??? -we aren’t sure but an intelligent answer would be principles: #1. books in the canon should be written in Hebrew, not greek or latin because the rabbis belived that Hebrew is god’s language. #2. Books in bible should be
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