Are there any editions or translations of the Bible which set aside each source (J, E, P etc.) separately? I am aware that there is a 'Book of J', the oldest text, I'm just wondering if there are any versions of the Tanakh (or at least the Torah) which separate each source to read independently. Thanks!

  • Are you looking for a text that has the traditional bible structure but with JEDP sources annotated/marked, or a text that has the JEDP sources and the traditional structure annotated. There may not be a big market for something that can't also be read as a regular bible, but for example Logos software allows you to query JEDP sources according to one hypothesis. There is also disagreement as to what goes in each JEDP component.
    – Robert
    Commented Feb 21, 2021 at 23:49

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Here is a book which shows the Torah with the JEPD breakdown throughout. The Bible with Sources Revealed Paperback – Illustrated, August 16, 2005. By Richard Elliott Friedman

  • This was also suggested in an answer that was given and then deleted by the author over 3 years ago. It contains these potentially useful warnings: "Almost downloaded the Kindle version, but saw the note that the color-coding doesn't work on b/w Kindle.", and "Unfortunately, Hebrew is missing.". Commented Jan 12, 2023 at 1:42

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