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622: Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step, 2 Volumes Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step, 2 Volumes
By Menahem Mansoor / Baker

A full year's course in biblical Hebrew! These workbooks are excellent for classroom or individual use. Volume 1 introduces the Hebrew alphabet, basic vocabulary and grammar, and simple translation exercises. Volume 2 includes 20 readings from Genesis along with more vocabulary, explanatory notes, exercises, study notes, and review lessons. 432 pages total, two softcovers from Baker.

60419: Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step, Volume 1 Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step, Volume 1
By Menahem Mansoor / Baker

Part 1 of a one year program in biblical Hebrew. Volume 1 introduces the Hebrew alphabet, basic vocabulary and grammar, and simple translation exercises. To augment the basic stress on grammatical structure, readings skills, comprehension, and vocabulary, the author has added special sections on the development of the Hebrew language and its relationship to other ancient Semitic languages. Also included are carefully selected passages of Biblical prose and tables showing the basic patterns of verbs and nouns. Menahem Mansoor, professor emeritus of Hebrew and Semitic studied, taught at the University of Wisconsin in Madison for twenty-seven years. He earned the Ph.D degree from Trinity College in Dublin and has written more than twenty-five textbooks and monographs.

61512: Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step, Volume 2 Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step, Volume 2
By Menahem Mansoor / Baker

This is part 2 of a one year program in biblical Hebrew. Volume 2 includes 20 readings from Genesis along with more vocabulary, explanatory notes, exercises, study notes and review lessons. One supplement treats the seven verb patterns in Hebrew; others are a table of plurals of irregular nouns that appear in the readings, a table of irregular verbs, Hebrew-English and English Hebrew vocabulary, and a key to "self-correcting exercises." The text is designed for classroom or independent use, undergraduate or graduate students, by one who has taught the subject for twenty years. Menahem Mansoor, professor emeritus of Hebrew and Semitic studied, taught at the University of Wisconsin in Madison for twenty-seven years. He earned the Ph.D degree from Trinity College in Dublin and has written more than twenty-five textbooks and monographs.

96424: Davidson"s Introductory Hebrew Grammar, 27th Edition Davidson's Introductory Hebrew Grammar, 27th Edition
By James Martin / Continuum International

(PUBT. & T. Clark)"Essentially a new book: grammar is explained, even using English examples; the pronunciation follows the modern Israeli; simple steps are given for forming Hebrew letters. Currently the best choice for the classroom or self-study,"---Expository Times. 225 pages, hardcover.

0598: Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar
By Page H. Kelley / Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

This grammar is based on PageKelley's forty years of experience teaching Biblical Hebrew to seminary students and uses a cross between a straight presentation of grammatical principles and rules and a semi-inductive presentation of concepts through the exercises. Each of the thirty-one lessons first present new grammatical concepts, with biblical examples, then provide reinforcing exercises along with easy-to-understand explanations, numerous biblical illustrations, and a wide range of biblically based exercises. This grammar is accompanied by eleven complete verb charts, an extensive vocabulary list, a glossary of grammatical terms, and a subject index.

72501: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
By Thomas Lambdin / Prentice Hall

This is a Hebrew grammar which is intended to be used in conjuction with classroom study. It covers the basics of Hebrew Grammar for beginners through a 2nd year college level of study. Exercises for each lesson are provided, with multiple translation exercises drawn from the Old Testament. It should be noted that H. G. M. Williamson has written a key to Lambdin's exerices - Annotated Key to Lambdin's Introduction to Biblical Hebrew.

50653: Annotated Key to Lambdin"s Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Annotated Key to Lambdin's Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
By H.G.M. Williamson / Continuum International

Lambdin's Introduction to Biblical Hebrew has established itself as astandard textbook in colleges and universities as well as being frequently used by those who wish to teach themselves biblical Hebrew. The lack of a key to the many exercises in the book has been widely regretted, but this lack is made good with the present publication. Williamson used Lambdin for more than ten years and become aware of some areas in which students still find difficulty. He has therefore supplemented his Key with many further comments and explanations drawn from his teaching experience with the aim of helping readers to a better understanding of both grammar and syntax.

326070: Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide
By Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

An inexpensive, one-stop guide to biblical Hebrew grammar!

Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide, developed from the classic textbook Basics of Biblical Hebrew by Miles Van Pelt and Gary Pratico is a readily useable and durable reference guide that literally fits in your pocket!

It Includes:
  • Short summaries of Hebrew grammar
  • Paradigms
  • A lexicon
  • Highlighted morphology
  • and much more!
Great for consulting during translation and exegesis work, this one-step guide is ideal for those who have taken first year for refreshing linguistic concepts, morphology, words, and syntax. Students in second-year Hebrew courses can use this reference resource to assist in the identification of words in the biblical text and their syntactical usage. As such, this little book is provides a comprehensive summary of everything found in the Basics of Biblical Hebrew

26295X: Zondervan Get an A! Study Guide, Biblical Hebrew,    Laminated Sheets Zondervan Get an A! Study Guide, Biblical Hebrew, Laminated Sheets
By Gary D. Pratico & Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

The Zondervan Get an A! Study Guides to Biblical Greek and Biblical Hebrew are handy, at-a-glance study aids ideal for last minute review, a quick overview of grammar, or as an aid in translation or sermon preparation. Each set contains four information-packed sheets that are laminated and three-hole-punched, making them both durable and portable. The study guides are tied to Zondervan's Basics of Biblical Greek and Basics of Biblical Hebrew.


275091: Charts of Biblical Hebrew: Includes CD-ROM with Over 450 Charts Charts of Biblical Hebrew: Includes CD-ROM with Over 450 Charts
By Miles V. Van Pelt & Gary D. Pratico / Zondervan

This useful 2-in1 study resource is cross-referenced to Miles Van Pelt and Gary Pratico's Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar. It offers print versions of 130 charts, including the alphabet; pronunciation; syllabification; parts of speech; construct chains; and the qal, niphal, piel, pual, hiphil, hophal, and hithpael verb conjugations. The included PC and Macintosh compatible CD-ROM features a complete collection of over 450 Hebrew language charts. Perfect for any student studying biblical Hebrew.

519240: Basics of Biblical Hebrew E-Learning Bundle Basics of Biblical Hebrew E-Learning Bundle
By Gary D. Pratico & Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

The Basics of Biblical Hebrew E-Learning Bundle makes Zondervan's bestselling suite of Hebrew language learning resources available to distance and online students.

This all-inclusive package features the following bestselling Hebrew-learning products created by biblical languages professors Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt:
  • Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar (physical book)
  • Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lectures (physical DVD)
  • Biblical Hebrew Laminated Sheet (physical sheet)
  • Access Card for Basics of Biblical Hebrew Interactive Workbook (access to an interactive version of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook for use on the Blackboard Learn™ platform)
The Basics of Biblical Hebrew E-Learning Bundle provides students with everything necessary for two full semesters of first-year Hebrew language learning.

498247: Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lectures: A Complete Course for the Beginner Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lectures: A Complete Course for the Beginner (DVD)
By Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

Designed to be used in conjunction with the best-selling companion text, Miles Van Pelt's enriching resource provides a first-rate introduction to the grammar and language of the Hebrew Bible. Focused on the structural pattern of biblical Hebrew rather than tedious memorization, each session offers practical instruction for reading the text in its original language. Features 36 lessons, approx. 30 minutes each. Six DVDs.

270227: Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook, Second Edition Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook, Second Edition
By Gary Pratico & Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

The Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook is designed for use with the second edition of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, which presents an integrated method for teaching and learning Old Testament Hebrew. Several revised chapters and an updated CD-ROM make this large, comprehensive workbook essential for learning Hebrew, and offer the best of inductive as well as deductive learning approaches. Most of the examples are partial or complete Old Testament verses, bringing the student in direct, early contact with the text, and unusual grammatical constructions as well as unfamiliar words are footnoted. A complete answer key to the workbook is provided on the CD-ROM accompanying the Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar textbook.

Gary D. Pratico (Th.D., Harvard Divinity School) is professor of Old Testament and director of the Hebrew language program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has been teaching Hebrew for nearly thirty years.

Miles V. Van Pelt (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of Old Testament and Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS.


270201: Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, Second Edition with CD-ROM Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, Second Edition with CD-ROM
By Gary D. Pratico & Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

Featuring five fully rewritten chapters, this standard seminary/college textbook offers a complete course for learning the elements of Old Testament language. Blending deductive and inductive learning, it emphasizes the structural pattern of the language, minimizing rote memorization. The enhanced CD-ROM helps students begin working directly with scriptural texts. 512 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.

521231: Basics of Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary - unabridged audiobook on CD Basics of Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary - unabridged audiobook on CD
By Gary D. Practico & Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan on Brilliance Audio

At last-a convenient and immensely useful learning companion for students of biblical Hebrew. Designed for use with Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, this CD helps you master all the vocabulary words in the textbook lesson by lesson. Hearing the Hebrew words properly pronounced simplifies your learning process. Basics of Biblical Hebrew audio CD includes these features:
  • Words given in order of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar lessons
  • Each word spoken slowly and clearly, with time after it for you to give the meaning
  • Different tracks allow you to concentrate on corresponding lessons
  • All words given in lexical form
  • Hebrew alphabet given at beginning

519256: Access Card for Basics of Biblical Hebrew Interactive Workbook Access Card for Basics of Biblical Hebrew Interactive Workbook
By Gary D. Pratico & Miles V. Van Pelt / Zondervan

The Access Card for Basics of Biblical Hebrew Interactive Workbook provides users with entry into a collaborative tool for instructors and students, designed for use on the Blackboard Learn(TM) platform. As such, it is an ideal resource for students enrolled in schools (both college and graduate levels) utilizing Blackboard solutions for both on-campus and distance education. The workbook is integrated for use with Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt's Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lectures (36 lessons), and Biblical Hebrew Laminated Sheet, all available separately. First published in 2001, Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, now in its second edition, has consistently been rated as the most helpful introduction to the field.

27074X: Basics of Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary                  CD Basics of Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary CD
By Zondervan

This CD is designed for use with Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar and helps you master all the vocabulary words in the textbook lesson by lesson. Hearing the Hebrew words properly pronounced simplifies your learning process. Basics of Biblical Hebrew audio CD includes these features: words given in order of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar lessons, each word is spoken slowly and clearly, with time after it for you to give the meaning, different tracks allow you to concentrate on corresponding lessons, all words given in lexical form, and the Hebrew alphabet is given at beginning. 1 CD. Unabridged.

1021472: Introducing Biblical Hebrew and Grammar Introducing Biblical Hebrew and Grammar
By Allen Ross / Baker

This first-year grammar has grown out of the author's experience in teaching Hebrew to seminary students for over thirty years. Through those many years of classroom use, Dr. Ross has developed and refined his explanations, exercises, and examples to provide students with an effective introduction to Biblical Hebrew.In addition to traditional deductive methods and exercises, Introducing Biblical Hebrew includes inductive sections that provide practical translation experience as the student works through passages from the Book of Genesis. In addition, there are well-paced vocabulary and grammar exercises and practical guides to the more technical features of the Hebrew Bible.

54224: A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew  Second Edition A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew Second Edition
By J. Weingreen / Oxford University Press

Dr. Weingreen recognized the need among first-year students for "a more simple, direct, and reasonable system" of learning classical Hebrew, so he devised this distinguished work. Free from heavy technicalities and featuring Hebrew-English and English-Hebrew exercises, Weingreen's grammar introduces you as quickly as possible to a working knowledge of classical Hebrew. Includes vocabularies, tables, and indexes and irregular verbs are rationalized philiogically.

55730: Readings in Biblical Hebrew: An Intermediate Textbook Readings in Biblical Hebrew: An Intermediate Textbook
By E. Ben Zvi, M. Hancock & R. Beinert / Yale University Press

This textbook will teach students who have completed an introductory course in biblical Hebrew how to read and interpret texts from the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. It can be used in intermediate-level university or seminary classes or by students working on their own.

56028X: A Basic Introduction to Biblical Hebrew--Book and CD-ROM A Basic Introduction to Biblical Hebrew--Book and CD-ROM
By Jo Ann Hackett / Hendrickson Publishers

It has long been acknowledged that the classic textbook Basics of Biblical Hebrew was the standard Hebrew grammar for college and seminary students wishing to study biblical Hebrew. With the release on Jo Ann Hackett's grammar A Basic Introduction to Biblical Hebrew that assumption can no longer be made.

Hackett's grammar is arranged in 30 lessons which makes it excellent for intensive study over the period of 1 semester, or for 2 semesters over the course of an entire school year. During the study the stude4nt will encounter several new approaches to learning the language. First, Hackett lists verbal forms from 1st person to 3rd person, rather than the traditional approach of 3rd to 1st. She acknowledges that the traditional way in counter intuitive with English speaking students because they learn their verbs from 1st to 3rd.

Second, rather than introducing both strong and weak verbs together, Hackett divides them and presents all strong verbs first, and then introduces weak verbs near the end of the book. Again, the principle in play here is to follow a formal order that layers and slowly introduces nuance into the language rather than shifting back and forth between straight forward items, and more difficult aspects of the language.

Third, Hackett also jettisons what she believes are "old-fashioned methods" of teaching the Hebrew verbal system in favor of a more simple, but also more descriptive system using the terms "prefix conjugation" and "suffix conjugation." She also uses ve-qatal to describe what is popularly known as the "converted perfect".

Fourth, unlike many Hebrew grammars, Hackett introduces her verbal forms logically. She notes, "It is a logical progression to begin with the prefix conjugation and lead up to the consecutive preterite. The consecutive preterite is the form beginning students must know thoroughly in order to read most biblical prose, and in order to lead them to that form, I needed to introduce the jussive, and in order to introduce the jussive, I first needed to present the prefix conjugation.

Finally, Hackett introduces several new pedagogical techniques in her grammar. She emphasizes accent marks in her exercises, though both are artificial, or written by Hackett rather than taken from the biblical text. But Hackett's goal justifies her actions; she wants "to present both disjunctive and conjunctive accents to the students, and at this early time in their biblical Hebrew study, the impossibility of some of my combinations will not affect their learning the [accent] system as a whole." Along with this Hackett does stress the memorization of paradigms, and supplies verbs, where needed, to complete the paradigm even if a particular verbal form does not appear in the Hebrew text.

The CD which accompanies the book contains several helpful features for the student, not least of which is its helpful pronunciation guide. This includes the pronunciation of all Hebrew-to-English exercises in lessons 1-15, and the first two exercises of lessons 16-30. It also supplies the full pronunciation of Genesis 22.1-19, a common text used by instructors to help students learn pronunciation. Lastly, the answers for the books exercises can be found on the CD-ROM, and an additional workbook containing graded reading of biblical passages, glosses, additional vocabulary, is in the works and will be keyed to this book.

251575: Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew: A Guide to Reading the Hebrew Bible Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew: A Guide to Reading the Hebrew Bible
By Miles V. Van Pelt & Gary D. Pratico / Zondervan

A Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew is the ideal next-step resource for the student who has completed a year of elementary Hebrew, or it can be used as a refresher for the pastor or scholar whose language skills has diminished due to lack of use. This reader provides a structured introduction to the reading of biblical Hebrew texts. Through these readings, you will be able to review basic Hebrew grammar, become familiar with issues of intermediate grammar, and gain confidence in handling the Hebrew text. The readings chosen for inclusion, which are arranged generally in order of increasing difficulty, span the whole of the Old Testament and represent some of the most important Old Testament texts from the standpoint of biblical history, theology, and exegesis. The many notes that accompany the text include information on grammar, exegetically significant constructions, vocabulary words, idioms, bibliographic information, and more. Parsing exercises are included with each reading, and there is room to write your own English translation. 240 pages, softcover from Zondervan.

789076: A Grammar for Biblical Hebrew (Revised Edition) A Grammar for Biblical Hebrew (Revised Edition)
By C.L. Seow / Abingdon Press

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

08348: Handbook to a Grammar for Biblical Hebrew Handbook to a Grammar for Biblical Hebrew
By J.S. Green, G.B. Lester & J.F. Scrivner / Abingdon Press

This Handbook is a companion to the widely used and standard text, A Grammar for Biblical Hebrew (revised edition), by C. L. Seow. It has been thoroughly and successfully field-tested in various settings for studying biblical Hebrew.

For each exercise in the Grammar, this volume refreshes the student on lessons already learned, reinforces explanations and terms used in the lesson, explains concepts not yet covered, provides an annotated answer key, offers practical helps and tips, and cites relevant information in the standard dictionaries and reference grammars. The Handbook helps students make the most of the introductory grammar, in the classroom or for self-guided study. The reference to the major research grammars and lexicons will enable the student and instructor to take learning and teaching to a more advanced level in studying and translating biblical Hebrew.


449620: A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew
By Duane A. Garrett & Jason S. DeRouchie / B&H Books

Since its release, Garrett's Modern Grammar for Classical Hebrew has provided practical instruction for pastors and first-year seminarians. Now DeRouchie offers a complete revision of Garrett's classic resource, along with a CD-ROMthat includes an answer key to the new workbook, updated vocabulary list, PowerPoint teaching helps, flash cards, and vocabulary audio files.

449631: A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew Workbook A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew Workbook
By B&H Books

An essential supplement to Garrett and DeRouchie's updated A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew. Offering a rapid overview of grammar essentials, this accessible resource helps students reinforce lessons they've already learned and quickly and confidently master the basics. Includes a 4-page insert of sturdy laminated review sheets. 288 pages, lay-flat softcover from B&H.

048869: Beginning Biblical Hebrew: A Grammar and Illustrated Reader Beginning Biblical Hebrew: A Grammar and Illustrated Reader
By John A. Cook & Robert D. Holmstedt / Baker Academic

Doubling as an deductive and inductive grammar, Beginning Biblical Hebrew combines the best components of modern grammars on classical Hebrew. Each of its forty-five lessons has a succinct but crystal clear description of its respective grammatical concept, demonstrates how it works in the language, and provides vocabulary terms as well as exercises. Tables, charts, and other helpful tools are interspersed throughout the text.

Reading material and accompanying translation exercises are located in the back of the book. Unique in style-comics in Hebrew-these provide a fun, interesting but still challenging way for students to engage the language. Furthermore, arguably the strongest part of this text is its expansive glossaries. Five glossaries in all provide detailed and easy-to-locate information that students will need in almost every lesson they encounter. The glossaries are a critical supplement to chapter lessons which students can draw throughout their first year and in the future.

048746: Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew, Second Edition Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew, Second Edition
By Gary A. Long / Baker Academic

The revised edition of Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew presents a proven resource refined to meet the needs of a new generation. A recognized expert in biblical Hebrew, Gary Long, provides a readable, linguistically savvy guide to navigating basic grammatical concepts.

Designed to complement any standard Hebrew grammar, the book revisits English grammar in order to teach concepts that are especially relevant to Hebrew. Each chapter focuses on an individual concept, first explaining how it works in English, then illustrating it in biblical Hebrew. Abundant English and Hebrew examples illustrate each concept, most of them visually analyzed. The book's clear design and attractive layout will appeal to visual learners.

274109: Biblical Hebrew Survival Kit Biblical Hebrew Survival Kit
By Zondervan

This survival kit is your key to better Hebrew grades. This supplemental companion to Gary Pratico and Miles Van Pelt's best-selling Basics of Biblical Hebrew is designed t o help you master Biblical Hebrew. This kit includes: Zondervan's Get an A! Study Guide Laminated Sheets, Old Testament Hebrew Vocabulary Cards,andBasics of Biblical Hebrew Audio CD.

Gary D. Pratico (Th.D., Harvard Divinity School) is professor of Old Testament and director of the Hebrew language program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has been teaching Hebrew for nearly thirty years. He is coauthor with Miles Van Pelt of Basics of Biblical Hebrew (grammar and workbook) and The Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew, Charts of Biblical Hebrew, Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew,and the Basics of Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary Audio.

Miles V. Van Pelt (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of Old Testament and Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS.


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