Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar (3rd Edition)
This edition of the most widely used Biblical Hebrew textbook is even more user-friendly and is supported by a host of free web resources. Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar is the standard textbook for beginning Hebrew language students in...
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This edition of the most widely used Biblical Hebrew textbook is even more user-friendly and is supported by a host of free web resources.
Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar is the standard textbook for beginning Hebrew language students in colleges and seminaries. It offers a clear, understandable, and integrated approach to learning Biblical Hebrew. The third edition is significantly updated and revised to provide students with the best possible tool for learning Biblical Hebrew.
Clear. Understandable. Carefully organized. Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar by Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt is the standard textbook for colleges and seminaries. Since its initial publication in 2001 its integrated approach has helped more than 80,000 students learn Biblical Hebrew.
The third edition of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar represents a significant updating and revision of the previous edition with the goal of providing students with the best possible tool for learning Biblical Hebrew.
Some of the keys to the effectiveness of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar in helping students learn is that it:
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 Employs colored text that highlights key features of nouns and verbs, allowing easy recognition of new forms Includes appendices of verbal paradigms and diagnostics for fast reference and a complete vocabulary glossary Displays larger font and text size, making reading easier
By the time students have worked their way through Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar they will have learned:
The Hebrew Alphabet Vocabulary for words occurring 70 times or more in the Hebrew Bible The Hebrew noun system The Hebrew verbal system
A robust suite of learning aids is available for purchase to be used alongside the textbook to help students excel in their studies. These include a workbook; video lectures for each chapter featuring the author; flashcards keyed to vocabulary in each chapter; a laminated study sheet with key concepts; audio of the vocabulary for each chapter to aid in acquisition; and a compact guide to help refresh students refresh their memory on language forms, grammar, and word meanings.
- Catalogue Code 518403
- Product Code 9780310533498
- ISBN 031053349X
- EAN 9780310533498
- Pages 528
- Department Academic
- Category Language
- Sub-Category Hebrew Courses & Grammars
- Publisher Zondervan
- Publication Date Feb 2019
- Sales Rank 4291
- Dimensions 285 x 222 x 38mm
Gary D. Pratico (Ph.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 twenty-five years.
Miles Van Pelt is the co author of Basics of Biblical Hebrew.