The aim of A Commentary on the Book of Genesis, Part 1: From Adam to Noah is to explain, with the help of a historico-philological method of interpretation, the simple meaning of the biblical text, and to arrive, as nearly as possible, at the meaning of the words of the Torah as first written.
A Commentary on the Book of Genesis, Part 1: From Adam to Noah is rich in original insights and scholarly illuminations that make it an invaluable guide to the Bible student—whether an erudite scholar or a well-read lay inquirer—irrespective of the opinions held with regard to the higher critical doctrines.
In the Logos edition of A Commentary on the Book of Genesis, Part 1: From Adam to Noah, you get easy access to Scripture texts and to a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Hovering over Scripture references links you instantly to the verse you’re looking for, and Passage Guides, Word Studies, and a wealth of other tools, make this important work more available than ever for Hebrew study.
Umberto Cassuto was a professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. An Italian historian and biblical and Semitic scholar, he began to make a name in the world of scholarship by virtue of a series of articles mainly on the history of Jews in Italy. In 1912, he began to publish important papers and books on Bible studies. All his works are of great significance to this day. Cassuto died in 1951.