Biblical Aramaic: A Reader and Handbook
This book, put together by a team of scholars, will help readers master Biblical Aramaic. It includes various word lists not found in the BHS Reader. The book has three basic parts. The first is the Aramaic portions of...
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This book, put together by a team of scholars, will help readers master Biblical Aramaic. It includes various word lists not found in the BHS Reader.
The book has three basic parts. The first is the Aramaic portions of the Hebrew Bible-Gen 31:47; Jer 10:11; Dan 2:4b-7:28; Ezra 4:8-6:8; 7:12-26-as they are presented in the BHS Reader, with a few modifications: (1) the biblical text has been updated to the BHL version, and (2) the grammatical and lexical apparatus includes new material and uses longer, clearer abbreviations. The second (very short) part of the book is a three-page glossary of the words that occur most frequently in Biblical Aramaic. The book's third part comprises about a dozen vocabulary and verb lists (not found in the BHS Reader) that allow readers to review and master Biblical Aramaic vocabulary and grammar.
Rev Dr George Athas is Director of Postgraduate Studies at Moore Theological College, Sydney, where he lectures in Old Testament, Hebrew and Church History. He has formerly been a tutor in Sydney University's Department of Semitic Studies, and a lecturer in biblical languages at Southern Cross College, Chester Hill.
Yael Avrahami is a lecturer for Biblical Studies at Oranim College and the University of Haifa, Israel.
Vance is Associate Professor of Biblical Languages and Literature at Oral Roberts University, studied Northwest Semitic Philology at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and received a Ph.D. in Biblical Interpretation from the Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Denver and the Iliff School of Theology.