14; the Book of Jashar in Josh.
Both are lauded in an elegy quoted from the Book of Jashar (2 Sam.
The noble elegy on the death of Saul and Jonathan, quoted from the Book of Jashar (2 Sam.
27-30; the extracts from the " Book of Jashar " (or " of the Upright," no doubt a title of Israel) quoted in Joshua x.
Wayyisa`u, Yalqut Shimeoni, also the apocryphal " book of Jashar "), and is evidently connected with the cryptic allusion to the capture of Shechem in Gen.
2089 seq.), and this is found in the late chronicles of Jerahmeel and the Book of Jashar (cf.
Further, the Megillath Ta'anith (" roll of fasts "), an old source with a collection of miscellaneous legends, &c.; Megillath Antiokhos, on the martyrdom under Hadrian; Seder`Olam Rabbah, on biblical history from Adam to the rebellion of Bar Kokba (Barcocheba); the " Book of Jashar "; the Chronicle of Jerahmeel," &c. Liturgical Midrash is illustrated by the Haggada shel Pesah, part of the ritual recited at the domestic service of the first two Passover evenings.
BOOK OF JASHAR, in Hebrew Sepher ha-yashar, a Hebrew composition mentioned as though well-known in Josh.
Israel or distinguished Israelites, the root being the same as in Jeshurun; (2) that Jashar (" lc) is a transposition of shir C, song); (3) that it should be pointed Yashir (W, sing; cf.
In later times when it became customary to compose midrashic works under well-known names, a book of Jashar naturally made its appearance.