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The Hebrew Bible: תנ''ך בעברית with 1917 Jewish Publication Society English translation (Hebrew Edition)
The Hebrew Bible: תנ''ך בעברית with 1917 Jewish Publication Society English translation (Hebrew Edition)

1.0 out of 5 stars Does Not Work on Generation 2, 2 Mar. 2014
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I have a Kindle DX generation 2 with Version 2.5.8 on it (the latest for this particular device). This book does not work with my version. I just get rectangles for the Hebrew characters. It is completely useless for my version of Kindle. Clearly it works for Version 4 because another reviewer is happy with it.
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A Hebrew and English lexicon of the Old Testament : with an appendix containing the biblical Aramaic
A Hebrew and English lexicon of the Old Testament : with an appendix containing the biblical Aramaic
Price: £1.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Buy the Strong's Hebrew Dictionary £0.96 Edition Instead. It has the Hebrew letters and they are in the right order as well., 2 Mar. 2014
Buy the Strong's Hebrew Dictionary £0.96 edition instead. I know that Strong's Hebrew Dictionary at the back of the Strong's Concordance is not a detailed Hebrew Dictionary but it seems to be the only one that I can find in Kindle that does actually have Hebrew letters in it. All the others seem to have a jumble of English letters that have no relation to the Hebrew word that they are supposed to represent. Always take the trouble to look inside each book to see what you are getting. Kindle is generally selling rubbish where Hebrew Dictionaries are concerned.

Also, be careful even when buying Strong's Hebrew Dictionaries in Kindle. There is a £0.77 edition that has Hebrew letters that are the wrong way around. The letters are from left to right in the £0.77 edition. They should be from right to left as in real Hebrew. The £0.96 edition has the letters in the correct order which is from right to left as I have just said. So I suggest you only buy the £0.96 Strong's Hebrew Dictionary until Amazon Kindle wake up and realise what rubbish that they are selling that are called Hebrew Dictionaries. There needs to be somewhere on Amazon where you can complain and get your money back if they sell you rubbish like this book that they are selling here!


Strong's Hebrew Dictionary with Hebrew script
Strong's Hebrew Dictionary with Hebrew script
Price: £0.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Hebrew letters are the wrong way around. They should be from right to left but they are left to right in this book!, 2 Mar. 2014
The Hebrew letters are the wrong way around in this version. They read from left to right as in English. They should be from right to left. If you have the letters the wrong way around you will find it difficult to recognise the words when you see them in real Hebrew. I would buy the £0.96 version of Strong's where the letters are in the right direction. See for yourself in the preview of the book. I have given it 2 stars because most Hebrew dictionaries in Kindle do not have any Hebrew letters at all! They just have a gibberish of English characters that don't seem to have any relation to the Hebrew characters at all. I can't believe that Amazon would allow such books on their site. It damages their otherwise good reputation. Be very careful when you buy Hebrew books on Kindle. Most of them are useless. Always check the preview!


A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: including the Biblical Chaldee
A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: including the Biblical Chaldee
Price: £4.36

1.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy this gibberish. There are no Hebrew letters at all., 2 Mar. 2014
I have looked at the preview. I can see that there are no Hebrew characters at all. There is only gibberish of English characters where there should be Hebrew letters. I have read other reviews of other Hebrew lexicons where the review shows only English letters where there should be Hebrew letters. They all say that the dictionaries that are like this are complete rubbish and they want their money back. The English letters don't even give you a clue to what the Hebrew letters might be. They seem completely unrelated to the Hebrew so they are completely useless. This dictionary is basically a scam. Look inside the dictionary yourself to see for yourself. Maybe one day someone will put the hebrew letters into it and it might be useful. Until then it is useless.


A Reader's Greek New Testament
A Reader's Greek New Testament
by Richard J. Goodrich
Edition: Imitation Leather
Price: £20.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Reader's Greek New Testament, 20 Nov. 2013
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If you have done Greek New Testament Greek up to a stage where you generally know your morphology (ie. verb and noun endings etc.) and know most of the words that occur 30 times or more and have done some exams on Greek the this book is a must for you. It means that you can read the Greek without having to keep on looking up words all the time. The answer is at the bottom of the page. This is a huge help because you need all the answers close to hand if you want to read it with any fluency. This means that you can read it faster, build up confidence quicker, learn more Greek at a quicker pace because you don't have to be constantly looking things up. because you are not constantly looking things up you have more time to soak in more Greek and learn it better and you have a better feel for its meaning because all the meanings of the words are to hand and you don't have to remember a whole load of words at the same time to translate something. Also, you are more relaxed so it more enjoyable.
People have complained about the cover. It is reasonably OK for me. It would be better if it was better leather. However, don't let that put you off. When I open it up and read it it feels like luxury to me because of the huge help the vocabulary definitions give me and because the book looks quite luxurious in itself to me.


Wooden Reading Rest - Adjustable Cookbook Holder
Wooden Reading Rest - Adjustable Cookbook Holder
Price: £22.97

5.0 out of 5 stars Wooden Reading Rest, 20 Nov. 2013
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An excellent item that I got for my Dad. He finds it very good. It is very solid and works very well. It even holds very big books in a very stable way.


Book of Samuel 1
Book of Samuel 1
by A.J. Rosenberg
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars 1 Samuel hebrew Language Commentary., 20 Nov. 2013
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This review is from: Book of Samuel 1 (Hardcover)
This is a must have for those doing 1 Samuel in the AS Biblical Hebrew this year and for the following few years. It gives the Hebrew text. This part is not brilliant because sometimes the text can be too compressed horizontally so that it is not always easy to see the gaps between words. The English translation is very good because it gives a very literal translation which helps with learning the Hebrew. The commentary is good because it gives comments from the great Jewish commentators like Rashi and Redak. I am not sure that the comments are always about the thing I want the commentator to mention or all that helpful at times but you are as I have alrerady said getting the comments from all the famous commentators. This book is well worth having if you are studying for the AS level Hebrew exam in the UK, again, as I have already said.


SanDisk SDSDB-016G-B35 16 GB Class 4 SDHC Memory Card (Label May Change)
SanDisk SDSDB-016G-B35 16 GB Class 4 SDHC Memory Card (Label May Change)
Price: £6.87

4.0 out of 5 stars Good card by a good make., 9 Sept. 2013
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It is a good card. Obviously you can get faster and better ones but for the money and so long as you are not going to use it for high definition video it is very good. It won't work on high definition videos because it is a relatively slow card and cannot keep up with all the data coming on to the card.


Edifier MP300PLUS Home Audio Speaker
Edifier MP300PLUS Home Audio Speaker
Offered by Emax
Price: £45.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great for portable speakers - not great if not portable., 9 Sept. 2013
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If you are moving around a lot they sound good for portable speakers. You get a small case to protect them which is very good. If you are using them for a static computer like a tower or for a TV then I suggest that you get bigger speakers. They will sound better. I bought Z323 Logitech speakers after I bought these and they do sound much better. The Aurora 2.1's are small speakers and they do sound like small speakers. They are very good as small speakers go. They do have good volume but they don't sound as clear as bigger speakers. Bigger speakers sound clearer and more effortless than these. However they are a definite improvement on the tinny speakers of a laptop or a small flat screen TV. So if you are on the move with a laptop they are very good because of their portability.


Jewish New Testament-OE
Jewish New Testament-OE
by David H. Stern
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.72

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An extremely accurate translation, 26 Jan. 2006
My friend and I have been doing a translation of Hebrews (Messianic Jews) from the original Greek from Nestle Aland 27th Edition (the latest and best original Greek version). I have just passed Classical Greek at "A" level at grade A this summer. My friend who is correcting my work has got a first class Classics (ie Greek and Latin) degree at Oxford University. We looked at this version (it happened to be lying around) and have found it to be extremely accurate . My friend considers all the English translations to be less accurate than this one (even the supposedly accurate ones). He keeps on remarking about how great a Greek scholar David Stern must be based on what he has written. We have no interest in the Jewish emphasis of this version (we see it as a distraction). We think that this Jewish emphasis is probably the only reason why this version has not been given the respect that its accuracy deserves. We have only being looking at Hebrews so far so we can't speak about the rest of the translation. An example is that the difficult verses of 6:6 & 10:26 have been better translated. A person has to continuously go wrong to warrant the judgments mentioned rather than go wrong once as other translations say.


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