Hebrew


A Grammar for Biblical Hebrew (Revised Edition)

This is a comprehensive revision of our popular Hebrew grammar textbook.

Key Features: *Revision of a proven textbook  *Uses biblical text from the outset  *Greater emphasis on understanding of accents and other critical details; new material on the study of the Hebrew language

Key Benefits: *Helps the student use the biblical text itself  *Make use of Hebrew dictionaries and other reference tools easier for the beginning student  *Excurses provide a good general overview of the Hebrew language, as well as some in-depth understanding of grammatical rules

$31.62


Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide

Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide offers a one-stop guide for those who have taken first-year Hebrew to refresh  the memory on language forms, grammar, and word meanings. Students who are in second-year Hebrew courses can use this reference resource to assist them in the identification of words in the biblical text and the way they are used in sentences.

Ultimately, this inexpensive reference gives the most important information on biblical Hebrew grammar.

$15.32


Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar: Second Edition

Features of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, Second Edition text:
• Combines the best of inductive and deductive approaches
• Uses actual examples from the Hebrew Old Testament rather than “made-up” illustrations
• Emphasizes the structural pattern of the Hebrew language rather than rote memorization, resulting in a simple, enjoyable, and effective learning process
• Colored text highlights particles added to nouns and verbs, allowing easy recognition of new forms
• Chapters Two (Hebrew Vowels), Nine (Pronominal Suffixes), Seventeen (Waw Consecutive), Eighteen (Imperative, Cohortative, and Jussive), and Twenty-Three (Issues of Sentence Syntax) are revised and expanded
• Section of appendices and study aids is clearly marked for fast reference
• Larger font and text size make reading easier
• Updated author website with additional Hebrew language resources and product information (www.basicsofbiblicalhebrew.com)

Numerous student and instructor resources for Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar are available on Zondervan’s resource website located at www.TextbookPlus.Zondervan.com.

$36.82


Basics of Biblical Hebrew: Workbook, 2nd Edition

The Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook has just gotten better. In order to keep students from becoming discouraged, especially in the beginning stages, the authors have decided to give more vocabulary aid, so students do not have to spend all their time trying to look up words in a dictionary. Many of the minor changes in this workbook have come as a result of professor and student feedback.

$16.60


Basics of Biblical Aramaic: Complete Grammar, Lexicon, and Annotated Text

There are 269 verses in the Old Testament written in Aramaic, not in Hebrew. Most of the verses are found in Daniel and Ezra. Basics of Biblical Aramaic follows the same easy-to-understand style found the widely-used Basics of Biblical Hebrew and includes everything you need to learn Biblical Aramaic. This book is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of Biblical Hebrew. Basics of Biblical Aramaic features: -Complete lexicon of Biblical Aramaic -Complete annotated text of all 269 Bible verses written in Aramaic -Chapter exercises -Answer key

$34.05


Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar

Comprehensive in scope, this carefully crafted introductory grammar of Biblical Hebrew offers easy-to-understand explanations, numerous biblical illustrations, and a wide range of imaginative, biblically based exercises. According to Page Kelley, his book is “designed not so much for seasoned travelers as for those who are just starting out on a strange and wonderful journey.”

The book consists of thirty-one lessons arranged as follows: the nonverbal aspects of the language (lessons 1-10); the verb forms and their functions, with special attention to the strong verbs (lessons 11-20); the coordinate relationship of verbs, a topic alluded to but seldom developed in other grammars (lesson 21); and a comprehensive introduction to each of the ten classes of weak verbs (lessons 22-31). The grammar is accompanied by eleven complete verb charts, an extensive vocabulary list, a glossary of grammatical terms, and a subject index.

Kelley employs a method that one reviewer has described as a cross between a straight presentation of grammatical principles and rules and a semi-inductive presentation of concepts through the exercises. Each lesson first presents new grammatical concepts, with biblical examples, and then provides reinforcing exercises that Kelley has judiciously selected from the biblical text (the exercises do not presuppose vocabulary and grammar not already covered).

Deriving from the author’s forty years of experience in teaching Biblical Hebrew to seminary students, and enthusiastically employed in its developing stages by instructors at a variety of colleges and seminaries, Kelley’s Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar promises to be an excellent teaching tool with high potential as a textbook. Kelly has designed it for use in either a one-semester or a two-semester course.

$29.00


Biblical Hebrew: Step by Step Volume. 1

After years of classroom testing and development, this major new textbook is offered for learning biblical Hebrew. The author is one of today’s foremost teachers of Hebrew.

$20.22


Biblical Hebrew Step by Step, Volume 2: Readings from the Book of Genesis

A complete introductory textbook and inductive study of the text of Genesis.

$23.05


Lessons in Modern Hebrew: Level 1

A comprehensive introduction to reading, writing, and pronunciation of modern Hebrew

$27.15


Lessons in Modern Hebrew: Level 2 (English and Hebrew Edition)

A comprehensive introduction to reading, writing, and pronunciation of modern Hebrew

$29.95


Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (Hebrew Edition)

Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS) is known to be the definitive edition of the Hebrew Bible. It is widely regarded as a reliable edition of the Hebrew and Aramaic scriptures and is the most widely used original-language edition among scholars.
It is a revision of the third edition of the Biblia Hebraica edited by Rudolf Kittel, the first Bible to be based on the Leningrad Codex. The Leningrad Codex is the oldest complete Hebrew Bible still preserved. It originally appeared in installments, from 1968 to 1976, with the first one-volume edition in 1977; it has since been reprinted many times. The text is a nearly exact copy of the Masoretic Text as recorded in the Leningrad Codex. The Masoretic notes are completely revised.
Included is a foreword in German, English, French, Spanish and Latin as well as an English and German key to the Latin words, abbreviations and other symbols in the critical apparatus.
Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS) Compact Edition is identical in content to the standard edition (including the critical apparatus in Latin and the foreword in multiple languages); however, its size makes it exceptionally convenient for the student of Hebrew to carry and use. Its portable size in no way compromises the readability of both text and critical apparatus, which retains a bold, clear font.

$62.41


Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia (Hebrew and English Edition)

The most accurate edition of the Leningrad Codex in print, the “Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia” presents a thoroughly revised, reset, and redesigned edition of the Hebrew Bible meticulously prepared by renowned masoretic scholar Aron Dotan.The “BHL” includes features that suit it for research, classroom, and liturgical use. Scholars will find this a welcome edition of the Leningrad Codex, the oldest complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible, whose text and layout it precisely follows. A foreword and five appendices provide the researcher with important details and distinctions about the codex. In addition to being a scientific edition, it was originally commissioned in Israel to follow the necessary adaptations that qualify it for Jewish liturgical use, such as divisions into weekly portions and their subdivisions for synagogue reading. Students, too, will find here an ideal text for classroom use, with an uncluttered format and printing that is matchless for its readability.

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The Interlinear NIV Hebrew-English Old Testament

Main Features: The standard Hebrew text, Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia, with all necessary variant readings and major textual conjectures in footnotes The New International Version (North American Edition) as the English parallel text, complete with special indentation and paragraphing, section headings, and footnotes A grammatically literal, word-for-word translation with English phrases reading in normal left-to-right order for renderings of specific Hebrew words A complete introduction explaining translation techniques and characteristics of the Hebrew and English texts A special introduction for the general reader on how to use an interlinear for word studies and learning Hebrew

$50.86


The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, 2 volume set

This is the Study Edition of the The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, which has proven to be a valuable resource for scholars and students, now published in two handy volumes. In this Study Edition the complete vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible, including texts in Aramaic, is available. The dictionary combines scholarly thoroughness with easy accessibility, and so meets the needs of a wide range of users. The enormous advances that have taken place in the field of Semitic linguistics since the days of the older dictionaries of Classical Hebrew are well documented and assessed, as well as the often detailed discussions in modern Bible commentaries of words where the meaning is particularly difficult. The alphabetical ordering of entries rather than the traditional arrangement of words according to their roots is particularly helpful to the new student, and also saves the advanced user much time. This 2 volume edition is an unabridged version of the five volume edition of The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament.

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A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament: Based upon the Lexical Work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner (English, Hebrew and Aramaic Edition)

Strictly alphabetical listing of words written in Hebrew letters, followed by some inflectional forms of the word, its English meaning, and relevant chapter and verse citations from the Bible

$27.53


Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament

This extensive scholarly work includes discussions of every Hebrew word of theological significance in the Old Testament, plus brief definitions of all other words found in the Brown-Driver-Briggs (BDB) Hebrew Lexicon. Keyed to Strong’s Concordance, the Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament has been a longtime favorite of serious students of the Bible—pastors and laypeople alike. The busy pastor or earnest Christian worker who has neither the time nor the background for detailed technical study, yet desires to understand important terms, will enjoy this practical resource.

There are more than 1,400 articles written by 43 Old Testament scholars, plus some 400 sub-entries giving definitions only. The articles focus on theological meanings of importance and do not include lengthy, technical, linguistic discussions. Virtually exhaustive bibliographies of published material relating to the words discussed are also included, as is a special section of Aramaic words used in the Old Testament.

The new edition of this monumental reference work combines two volumes into one, now making it even easier to use.

$35.95


Complete Word Study Dictionary: Old Testament (Word Study Series)

The Complete Word Study Dictionary: Old Testament is the final volume in AMG’s Complete Word Study Series. These Bible study tools are designed to make the original languages of the Bible accessible to every student of the Word of God. This lexicon is a companion volume to The Complete Word Study Old Testament, which identifies the words of the Hebrew text of the Old Testament by the placement of Strong’s numbers and grammatical codes over the English text. Together these two volumes represent the Old Testament portion of this series.

$46.14


Dictionary of the Targumim, Talmud Bavli, Talmud Yerushalmi and Midrashic Literature

New, larger edition of this timeless classic! A Dictionary of the Targumim, Talmud Bavli, Talmud Yerushalmi and Midrashic Literature Commonly known as “the Jastrow Dictionary,” this work is the definitive choice for studying the Talmud, Midrashim and Targumim. With over 30,000 entries, it is far more comprehensive than any other dictionary of Aramaic/Hebrew available. Each entry is fully vocalized, defined in English and presented in various contexts, and word roots are cross-referenced wherever possible. An invaluable resource!

$38.95


The Masorah of Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia: Introduction and Annotated Glossary

One of the barriers involved in teaching students of Biblical Hebrew about the Masorah is the lack of introductory literature on the subject. Although a lot of information about the Masorah is available in print, most of it is in technical professional journals or encyclopedia articles. Scattered about in disparate sources, often not in English, this literature is easier to ignore than it is to incorporate into introductory Hebrew classes. As a result, most students of Biblical Hebrew complete their studies without any background on the Masorah.

$25.18


Introduction to the Old Testament

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An Introduction to the Old Testament

Several distinctives set this volume apart from other introductions to the Old Testament: – It is thoroughly evangelical in its perspective. – It emphasizes ‘special introduction’ — the study of individual books. -It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical method. – It features high points of research history and representative scholars rather than an exhaustive treatment of past scholarship. – It deals with the meaning of each book, not in isolation but in a canonical context. – It probes the meaning of each book in the setting of its culture. With an eye on understanding the nature of the Old Testament historiography, An Introduction to the Old Testament offers the reader a solid understanding of three key issues: historical background, literary analysis, and theological message.

$12.00


Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible

An accessible approach to critical evaluation of the Old Testament, this book includes a detailed discussion of the transmittal of the Bible during the period of the Second Temple as well as extensive information on textual and literary criticism, including the relevance of the historical context.

$43.07


The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable & Relevant?

Can you trust what you read in the Old Testament? Are its documents historically reliable? Are its teachings relevant in the twenty-first century? These are important questions for all who believe that Christianity is a religion founded on events that took place in space-time history, indeed for all who care about truth and meaning in life. In this thought-provoking book Walter C. Kaiser Jr. makes the case that the Old Testament documents are both historically reliable and personally and socially relevant. He begins by looking at the origins of the Old Testament books and how well their texts were preserved. Next he explores Old Testament history, giving close attention to the book of Genesis, the patriarchal narratives, and the chronicles of the kings of Judah and Israel. He then surveys the larger questions of the trustworthiness and authority of the various Old Testament genres: historical narrative, wisdom and prophecy. Lastly, Kaiser probes the relevance of the Old Testament for Christian faith today. And in an epilogue he asks–and answers–the question “What is the Old Testament all about?” Here is a helpful, even essential, book to help you face the challenges of reading and applying the Old Testament in today’s world.

$15.17


The Documentary Hypothesis

Serves as a valuable introduction to Cassuto’s illuminating commentaries on the Pentateuch, in which he emerges as one of the most original modern biblical exegetes.

$13.42


The Bible in Its World: The Bible and Archaeology Today

This book is a solid exposition of the relationship between the ancient near eastern world and ancient Israel. Contrary to popular conceptions that biblical literature was a response to the post-exilic condition, Kitchen demonstrates that in the light of the explosion of knowledge on the ancient near east it has become impossible to maintain critical and minimalist positions on the history and development of Israel and its religion. If one does decide to hold such a view, Kitchen explains that doing so makes Israel the only ancient nation incapable of transmitting its history and having elaborate religious rituals, which we now know were common characteristics of ancient civilizations from even before the time of Moses. Kitchen further explains that the modern minimalist views were born out of 19th century German critical theory, at a time when such knowledge of the ancient world simply did not exist. As a result, such scholars had to perform their research in a historical vacuum, and thus reconstructed the history of ancient Israel which has turned out, in the light of later research, to totally contradict the rest of the entire ancient near east. The momentum of this 19th century research, Kitchen explains, has carried on into the 20th (and 21st) centuries, coloring the views of many modern archaeologists and Old Testament scholars. This book is very important in the light of recent literature on the subject.

$22.00


Ancient Orient and Old Testament

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From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Main Themes of the Pentateuch

$219.37


Webster’s New World Hebrew Dictionary : Hebrew/English-English/Hebrew (Transliterated)

This innovative dictionary makes the Hebrew language more accessible to students by eliminating the formidable barrier of the Hebrew alphabet. It’s easy to locate words quickly with the Webster’s New World Hebrew-English Dictionary, because the Hebrew-to-English section is alphabetized according to the transliterated English spelling. The English version is marked for correct pronunciation and followed immediately by the Hebrew spelling of the word. This breakthrough work of linguistic scholarship is packed with useful features that guarantee rapid progress, even for those with no familiarity with the Hebrew language. It contains:
* Extensive grammatical information including parts of speech, variant verb forms, and the formation of feminines and plurals
* Listings of idioms and compounds and indications of colloquialisms and slang
* Common variations in pronunciations
* Geographical, historical and cultural entries

$35.99


The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary

Now available for the first time in a paperback format, The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Using principles developed in English lexicography but never before applied to Hebrew, it is an essential reference for serious English and Hebrew users alike, whether students, scholars, translators, or in professional contexts. The dictionary reflects the development of Hebrew in the twentieth century, and with over 50,000 entries offers extensive coverage of current idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, technical and scientific terminology, academic discourse, legal and medical terminology, American and Australian terms, and a labeling system allowing easy identification of senses, contexts, and registers. For anyone interested in learning or translating modern Hebrew, The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is an invaluable resource.

$21.20


Full Hebrew Bible

The entire Old and New Testament of the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament – Masoretic Text. New Testament – Modern Hebrew by the Bible Society in Israel (1991). with the Aramaic portions translated into Hebrew.



The New Covenant (New Testament) Aramaic Peshitta Text with Hebrew Translation

-Book not in English- Aramaic Peshitta text of New Testament and Modern Hebrew translation side-by-side. -Book not in English-

$39.99


The Israelite Samaritan Version of the Torah: First English Translation Compared with the Masoretic Version

This landmark volume presents the first-ever English translation of the ancient Israelite Samaritan version of the Pentateuch, or Torah. A text of growing interest and importance in the field of biblical studies, the Samaritan Pentateuch preserves a version of the Hebrew text distinct from the traditional Masoretic Text that underlies modern Bible translations.

$65.00