9780310277095

Hebrew for the Rest of Us

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  • ISBN13:

    9780310277095

  • ISBN10:

    0310277094

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2008
  • Publisher: Zondervan
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Summary

If you would like to learn Hebrew so you can study your Bible better, but you can't spare two years for college or seminary courses, then Hebrew for the Rest of Us is for you. Developed by Hebrew scholar and instructor Lee Fields as a companion to William Mounce's Greek for the Rest of Us, this revolutionary crash-course on "baby Hebrew" will acquaint you with the essentials of the language and deepen your understanding of God's Word. You'll gain a sound knowledge of basic Hebrew, and you'll learn how to use tools that will add muscle to your Bible studies.

Author Biography

Lee M. Fields is a trained Hebrew scholar with a PhD from Hebrew Union College. He is associate professor of Bible and biblical languages at Roanoke Bible College, Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Abbreviationsp. xiv
"Getting to Know You": Consonants and the History of Hebrew
It Doesn't Look Like Greek to Me - The Hebrew Alphabetp. 1
Whose Language is Dead? - The History of Hebrewp. 12
"Getting to Know All About You": Vowels and How We Got the OT
Get the Point? - The Hebrew Vowelsp. 17
Canon, Text, and Versionsp. 32
Roots, Clauses, and Function Words
Getting to the Root of the Matter - Hebrew Word Rootsp. 49
"Yes, Virginia, There Are ... Clauses"p. 65
Wow! - The Conjunction Waw and Friendsp. 76
Prepositions Come Beforep. 88
Nominals
What's in a Name? - Overview of Nominalsp. 99
Be Sure You Read This! - The Articlep. 106
A Tale of Two States-Case Functionsp. 112
An Apt Description - Adjectivesp. 133
Verbals
Where the Action Is - Overview of Verbsp. 147
When the Perfect Comes - Perfect Formsp. 169
There's Nothing Wrong with ... Imperfect Formsp. 181
Where There's a Will, There are ... Volitional Formsp. 191
To Infinitives and Beyond! - Infinitives & Participlesp. 200
A Method to Our Madness
What Do You Mean? - Hebrew Word Studiesp. 221
Tools of the Trade - Books in Paper and Electronic Formp. 234
If It's Not Poetry, It's ... Hebrew Prosep. 247
It May Not Rhyme, But It's Still ... Hebrew Poetryp. 258
Appendices
Hebrew Songsp. 273
Word Study Guidep. 277
Action Figuresp. 280
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