I'm looking something up in the Zohar on Bereishis (Genesis), but I can't translate the words. Does anyone know where I can find an English translation of the Zohar on Bereishis, that's online?

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    I'm not saying that any of these are reliable, but why don't you try a Google search? – MTL Sep 4 '14 at 21:29
  • Maybe use some Aramaic/gemoro dictionary to translate the words – user613 Sep 7 '14 at 10:35
  • Do you know of website that has a Aramaic/gemoro dictionary online? – Chiddushei Torah Sep 7 '14 at 17:36
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    The Jastrow dictionary is available here: tyndalearchive.com/TABS/Jastrow – paquda Sep 7 '14 at 22:46
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    You can also use the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon if you want a more interactive Aramaic dictionary. (In other words, you can type in a word and search instead of having to flip through jpeg images to find the one which contains your word). cal.huc.edu – Popular Isn't Right Sep 10 '14 at 18:43

Chabad has a partial translation online. it includes the parts that are included in hok l'yisrael. The translation is by Rabbi Rahmiel-Hayyim Drizin. I don't know if that will include what you're looking for. There's also a partial translation from 1904 online at sacred-texts. The Kabbalah Education and Research center has one, but I'm not sure if it's complete either. The Pritzker Edition by Daniel Matt is the first critical edition in English to be made, and will be complete once it's done, however it's in hard copy and is still in progress - as of right now 8 of 12 total volumes have been published (Although Bereshit is clearly finished by now).

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    "and will be complete once it's done" :) +1 – Double AA Sep 10 '14 at 20:59
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    @DoubleAA lol. I guess that does look kinda funny when you read it. :-) What I was trying to say was that the Matt edition is aiming to be a complete translation, unlike some of the prior ones that limited their scope to only certain sections of the Zohar. – Popular Isn't Right Sep 11 '14 at 2:53

I use this site a lot for all my Zohar question. Chanoch is very easy to talk with and if you have qquestions send him an email.


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Chiddushei Torah, have you visited: www.Zohar.com for the English translation of Beresheet?

Note however that you have to sign up to see most of the content.

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  • Welcome to Mi Yodeya. Does that link have a translation of the Zohar on B'reishit, or B'reishit itself? From your comment it sounds like the latter, but the asker is asking for the former. – Monica Cellio Jan 5 '15 at 5:05
  • Many people on this site would not visit zohar.com because of its association with the Kabbalah Center. – ezra Feb 16 '17 at 17:04

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