Through lectures and the detailed examination of selected Hebrew texts the student is introduced to the basic morphology and syntax of biblical Hebrew (SBH). A select vocabulary is to be acquired.
Demonstrate an understanding of the key grammatical elements of biblical Hebrew. In particular the “regular” paradigms
Demonstrate command of a core of frequently used vocabulary
Give an English equivalent of select passages (principally prose narrative) from the Old Testament with and without the aid of lexicons
Apply their knowledge of Hebrew to the exegesis of passages in the Old Testament
Apply their knowledge of available resources to the examination of problems of syntax and morphology in Hebrew
Demonstrate the capacity for self-directed research in a given topic in Hebrew language study.
Access to a recognized mainstream grammar of Classical Hebrew:
Access to a dictionary of Classical Hebrew:
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Examination (2 hours)(2000 words)
Investigation (language) (2000 words)
|Short Answer Tests||
Weekly tests (10 x 200 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017
Unit record last updated: 2019-09-10 10:42:43 +1000