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Elijah the Slave

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elijah (Biblical prophet) -- Legends.,
  • Elijah (Biblical prophet) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Elijah (Biblical prophet)

  • About the Edition

    A Hebrew legend in which a messenger from God sells himself into slavery in order to help a poor scribe.

    Edition Notes

    Statementa Hebrew legend retold by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Translated from the Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Shub. Pictures by Antonio Frasconi.
    ContributionsFrasconi, Antonio, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS580.E4 S5 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[31] p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5701082M
    LC Control Number70125146

    Elijah, why don't you just let him get you a slave to shut him up?" "Thank you sister." "I don't want one," he said as he pushed the door open. "I rather as Nik so politely puts it satisfied my sexual needs from the maids. Excuse me, I'm going to get some real work done." The both of them watched as Elijah left. Elijah, also spelled Elias or Elia, Hebrew Eliyyahu, (flourished 9th century bce), Hebrew prophet who ranks with Moses in saving the religion of Yahweh from being corrupted by the nature worship of ’s name means “Yahweh is my God” and is spelled Elias in some versions of the story of his prophetic career in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reigns of Kings.

    Elijah was a special person in Buxton for a lot of reasons. First of all, he was the first free baby born in the Settlement. The Settlement of Buxton was in Canada, and was started by a minister who didn't believe in slavery and bought a piece of land so slaves escaping from the US would have a place to go where they could be safe and free. Struggles for Freedom: Or the Life of James Watkins, Formerly a Slave in Maryland, U. S. ; in which is Detailed a Graphic Account of His Extraordinary Escape from Slavery, Notices of the Fugitive Slave Law, the Sentiments of American Divines on the Subject of .

    Elijah P. Marrs () was born on an estate of about thirty slaves in rural Kentucky. Marrs considered his owner peculiarly humane: "[Our master] was not hard on us, and allowed us generally to do as we pleased after his own work was done" (p. 11). . The books at auction outlined the teachings, thoughts and speeches of Elijah Muhammad over nearly a year period, explaining his brand of Islam and its relationship to black people. Flipping though “Message,” I came across a section with him remarking on what he said was a California State Senate report accusing “The Negro Muslims.


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The man introduced himself as Elijah and ordered Tobias to take him to the market and sell him as a slave. Tobias refused, calling himself Elijah's slave, but as Elijah was a messenger from God, Tobias had no choice but to heed him.

What do you suppose happened next. I cannot tell you. But the story honors Elijah's good name Alyssa A. Lappen/5(4). Elijah the Slave Hardcover – January 1, by Trans.) Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Elizabeth Shub (Author), Antonio Frasconi (Illustrator)/5(4).

Elijah, the Slave. A Hebrew legend is retold in this picture book. In order to rescue a scribe named Tobias from poverty, a messenger from God named Elijah sells himself as a slave in the marketplace/5.

"A Hebrew legend told with simplicity and spiritTo rescue Tobias the scribe from poverty, Elijah, a messenger from God, sells himself as a slave in the marketplace, giving the money to TobiasThe illustrations in this stunning picture book are a feast for the eyes.".Pages: Singer's story of a scribe and the heaven-sent messenger who rescues him from poverty is glowingly illustrated in a style reminiscent of medieval art.

Ages 3-up. ELIJAH THE SLAVE, PRESENTATION ASSOCIATION COPY WARMLY INSCRIBED BY SINGER. SINGER, I.B. Elijah the Slave. Translated from the Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Shub.

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (). Slim quarto, original. He is a man for every man — ready to take whatever form, whether wiseman or wan derer, necessary to do God's work. In the story Isaac Singer has selected here, Elijah is a slave.

The Bible story of Elijah is from the first book of Kings, describing his miraculous feats and redemption of the people of Israel from the evil king Ahab.

Similar to the life of Jesus, Elijah performs marveling acts to demonstrate the validity of God to the people of Israel. Book of Elijah Sefer Elijah or the ‘Book of Elijah’ was first published in an anthology of midrashic texts in Salonika in texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open : Elijah The Slave: A Hebrew Legend Retold. Singer, Isaac Bashevis.

Illustrated by Antonio Frasconi. Translated from the Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Shub. Elijah the Slave by Isaac Bashevis Singer; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile literature, Legends, Jewish legends, Bibliography, Jewish.

Elijah the Slave. first edition Cloth Appledore Books Offered by Appledore Books. P.O. Box Waccabuc, NY (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) () () Specializing in Buying and selling widely in the areas of Children's, Art, Scholarly, Photography, Sports, Bindings.

Have been actively. ELIJAH THE SLAVE. translated by Elijah, a messenger from God, not only removes his disability but vastly improves his lot -- this by insisting that Tobias sell him as a slave and promising a palace to the highest bidder.

Which done, he is free to return to heaven. Arid -- and the illustrations pose gaunt, awkward figures derived from early. Elijah's journey to America Novem My name is Elijah.

I am 11 years old and today I am beginning my journey to America. My parents and I we. The major slave dealers, who came from Kentucky, Georgia, Virginia and Tennessee built their slave pens near Pratt Street, the major east-west connection to the wharves in the Inner Harbor and.

Sefer Elijah or the ‘Book of Elijah’ was first published in an anthology of midrashic texts in Salonika in This version of the text was subsequently reprinted by Adolph Jellinek, ed., Bet ha-Midrasch: Sammlung kleiner Midraschim und vermischter Abhandlungen aus der jüdischen Literatur (6 vols.; Leipzig, ; repr., Jerusalem: Bamberger & Wahrmann, ), Elijah (/ ɪ ˈ l aɪ dʒ ə / ih-LY-jə; Hebrew: אֵלִיָּהוּ, Eliyahu, meaning "My God is Yahweh /YHWH") or latinized form Elias (/ ɪ ˈ l aɪ ə s / ih-LY-əs) was, according to the Books of Kings in the Hebrew Bible, a prophet and a miracle worker who lived in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of King Ahab (9th century BC).

In 1 Ki Elijah defended the worship. IN ELIJAH THE SLAVE, THE WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE RETELLS A HEBREW LEGEND WITH VIVID SIMPLICITY AND AN INTERNATIONALLY RESPECTED ARTIST INTERPRETS IT WITH A SINCERITY AND FRESH VISION REMINISCENT OF MEDIEVAL ART.

ELIJAH, A MESSENGER FROM GOD, SELLS HIMSELF AS A SLAVE TO HELP Seller Rating: % positive. Elijah the Slave by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Antonio Frasconi starting at $ Elijah the Slave has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Get this from a library! Elijah the Slave: a Hebrew legend. [Isaac Bashevis Singer; Antonio Frasconi] -- A Hebrew legend in which a messenger from God sells himself into slavery in order to help a poor scribe.In particular this book is about a boy named Elijah, who was the fist free born slave of Buxton Canada.

Elijah's home life was blue sky's and sunshine the majority of the time. However that all changed when a former slave steals Elijah's friend Mr. Leroy's money, which he saved up to buy his family out of slavery.Elijah The Slave by Issac Bashevis Singer.

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, First Edition. 27 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket.