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“… out of Tziyon will go forth Torah, the word of ADONAI from Yerushalayim.”
(Isaiah 2:3)

If your life is not in jeopardy for what you believe, you’re probably on the wrong side!
If you don’t believe Genesis 1-11, how can you possibly believe John 3:16?
“Indeed, all who want to live a godly life united with the Messiah Yeshua will be persecuted.” (2Tim 3:12)
It is what you actually believe that determines how you walk out your faith, “but avoid stupid controversies, genealogies, quarrels and fights about the Torah; because they are worthless and futile.” (Titus 3:9)

Please read the Introductory Notes to this commentary.

WARNING: The text used for my commentary is my own paraphrase and must not be
considered “a translation” or authorative in any way. It is, in fact, simply my commentary Sometimes the paraphrase is the only comment necessary for a particular passage.

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Introductory Notes and CommentsBible Books Index to Commentary
Global Notes  •  Biblical Numerology  •  Weights & Measures
Torah  •  Neviim  •  Kituvim  •  Apocrypha  •  Apostolic Writings

Bible Books Index
(in order of the Hebrew Tanakh)

I have only prepared my paraphrase, notes,
and comments on books with active hyperlinks.
I clearly have a lot of work left to do.

תּוֹרָה Torah (The Five Books of Moshe)

בּרֵאשִׁית B’resheet (Genesis)

שְׁמֹות Sh'mot (Exodus)

וַיִּקְרָא V’yikra (Leviticus)

בּמִדְבּר B’midbar (Numbers)

דְּבּרִים Devarim (Deuteronomy)

נְבּיאִים Nevi'im (The Prophets)

נבּיאים ראשונים Nevi’im Rishonim (Former Prophets)

יְהוֹשֻעַ Yehoshua (Joshua)

שֹׁפְטִים Shoftim (Judges)

שְׁמוּאֵל Shmuel (Samuel)

שְׁמוּאֵל א Shmuel Aleph (First Samuel)

שְׁמוּאֵל בּ Shmuel Bet (Second Samuel)

מְלָכִים M’lakhim (Kings)

מְלָכִים א M’lakhim Alef (First Kings)

מְלָכִים בּ M’lakhim Bet (Second Kings)

נבּיאים אחרונים Nevi’im Acharonim (Latter Prophets)

יְשַׁעְיָהוּ Yesha’yahu (Isaiah)

יִרְמְיָהוּ Yirmi’yahu (Jeremiah)

יְחֶזְקֵאל Y’chezki’el (Ezekiel)

תרי עשר Shneim-‘Asar (The Twelve)

הוֹשֵׁעַ Hoshea (Hosea)

יוֹאֵל Yo’el (Joel)

עָמוֹס ‘Amos(Amos)

עֹבּדְיָה ‘Ovadyah (Obadiah)

יוֹנָה Yonah (Jonah)

מִיכָה Mikhah (Micah)

נַחוּם Nachum (Nahum)

חֲבּקּוּק Havakuk (Habakkuk)

צְפַנְיָה Tz’fanyah (Zephaniah)

חַגַּי Chagai (Haggai)

זְכַרְיָה Z’kharyah (Zechariah)

מַלְאָכִי Mal’akhi (Malachi)

כְּתוּבּים K’tuvim (Writings)

סִפְרֵי אֶמֶת Sifrei Emet (Poetic Books

תְהִלִּים T’hillim (Psalms)

מִשְלֵי Mishlei (Proverbs)

אִיּוֹבּ Iyov (Job)

The Five Megillot (Hamesh Megillot)

שִׁיר הַשִׁירִים Shir HaShirim (Song of Songs) (Passover)

רוּת Rut (Ruth) (Shavuot)

איכה Eikhah (Lamentations) (Yom Kippur)

קהלת Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) (Sukkot)

אֶסְתֵר Ester (Esther) (Purim)


דָּנִיֵּ֣אל Dani’el (Daniel)

עזרא Ezra (Ezra)-Nechemyah (Nehemiah)

דבּרי הימים Divrei ha-Yamim (Chronicles)

דבּרי הימים אDivrei-HaYamim Aleph (First Chronicles)

דבּרי הימים בּDivrei HaYamim Bet (Second Chronicles)

Ketuvei Schliachim[1]
(Writings of the Emissaries)

HaBasar: The Good News of the Kingdom

מַתָּי Mattai (Matthew)

מַרְקוֹס Markos or Mordichai (Mark)

לוּקָס Lukos (Luke)

יוֹחָנָן Yochanan (John)

A One-Year Chronology of the Gospels[3]

A Three-Year Chronology of the Gospels

מַעֲשֵׂי Ma'asey or P’yilut HaShaliachim (Acts of the Apostles)

התגלות Hitgalut (Revelation)[4]

Cepherim (Letters)

Sha'ul the Letter-Writer

Rav Sha’ul’s Cepherim to Messianic Communities

רומאים Romim (Romans)

Korintim Alef (First Corinthians)

Korintim Bet (Second Corinthians)

Galitim (Galatians)

Efesos (Ephesians)

Pilifim (Philippians)

Kolosim (Colossians)

Taslonikim Alef (First Thessalonians)

Taslonikim Bet (Second Thessalonians)

Rav Sha’ul’s Cepherim to Individuals

טימותי א Timotiyos Alef (First Timothy)

טימותי בּ Timotiyos Bet (Second Timothy)

Titos (Titus)

Pileymon (Philemon)

General Cepherim

העבּרים Ivrim (Hebrews)

יעקבּ Ya’akov (James)[2]

כפא א Kefa Aleph (First Peter)

כפא בּ Kefa Bet (Second Peter)

יוחנן א Yochanan Aleph (First John)

יוחנן בּ Yochanan Bet (Second John)

יוחנן ג Yochanan Gimmel (Third John)

יהודה Y’hudah (Jude)

Deterocanonical (Apocryphal) Books
(In neither the Tanakh nor the “Protestant Canon”)



Esther (LXX)

Wisdom of Solomon



Baruch Bet

Makabim Aleph (First Maccabees)

Makabim Bet (Second Maccabees)

Maccabim Gimel (Third Maccabees)

Makabim Dalet (Forth Maccabees)

1 Esdras

2 Esdras

Prayer of Manasses

Psalm 151

Daniel (LXX)

The Song of the Three Holy Children

The History of Susanna

Bel and the Dragon


  1. I believe that the Ketuvei Schliachim, Writings of the Emissaries, or the Apostolic Writings, rightfully belong as part of the Kituvim. [BACK]

  2. In an apparent effort to flatter the king who commissioned the 1611 English translation of the Bible, the “translators” arbitrarily changed the name of Messiah’s half-brother from Ya'akov to “James” (which they rendered as “Jacob” in the “Old Testament”) so the monarch could see his name in the Scriptures. The question needs to be asked, can we trust the accuracy of a translation in which the “translators” (who were not at all proficient in the Hebrew language) were specifically instructed to consider the traditions of the apostate Church of England of greater priority than accuracy of translations, and who place political favor above textual accuracy? [BACK]

 3. Although the traditional understanding is that Yeshua had a three-year ministry, I believe that is was only one year. [BACK]

 4. I have placed the Revelation to Yochanan as literally the sixth Gospel, as it presents Yeshua as the Coming Judge. Refer to “An Introduction to the Gospels and Acts.” [BACK]

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