Yalqut Reubeni

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The Yalqut Reubeni (Collection of Reuben) is a 17th-century collection of midrashim by Rabbi Reuben Hoschke Kohen first printed at Prague in 1660.[1] The collection includes expansions of Rabbinical legends such as concerning Jannes and Jambres,[2] Lilith, and so on.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hermann Leberecht Strack, Günter Stemberger, Markus Bockmuehl Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash 1996
  2. ^ International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament. Congress, John Adney Emerton Leuven, 1989 p398 "In a 17th-century collection of midrashim known as the Yalqut Reubeni, we are told, in comment on Ex. vii 11, that when Jannes and Jambres saw all the signs of Moses they asked to become proselytes"