This unit introduces students to Biblical Hebrew as a basis for enhanced study of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) and for further study of Biblical Hebrew. Its primary focus is foundational Hebrew vocabulary, grammar and syntax. Translation of selected biblical texts into English is an important component of the subject.

Unit Code: AL1600A

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

Show when this Unit is running

Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate knowledge of a basic Biblical Hebrew vocabulary


Identify the fundamentals of Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax


Translate basic Biblical Hebrew using lexicographical aids


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

Weekly written exercises. Each week students will be asked to prepare a short written presentation on the previous week's topic. Total of 3000 words

0 80.0

Grammar assignment – 1000 words

0 20.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-30 07:58:05 +1100