This unit is designed to build on the knowledge of classical Hebrew acquired in AL9101C Hebrew A. The unit will concentrate on the “weak verbs” and a wider knowledge of standard Hebrew nominal forms. It will also give greater attention to further developing the students’ knowledge of Hebrew syntax.

Unit Code: AL9102C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate a developed understanding of the key grammatical elements of biblical Hebrew


Demonstrate command of a core of frequently used vocabulary and expressions


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 to adequately research a specific topic in Hebrew language study.

Unit sequence

AL9101C or equivalent


Interactive face-to-face lectures


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Class tests (10 x 200 words)

0 30.0
Written Examination

Examination (2 hours) (2000 words)

2000 40.0

Investigation (language) (3000 words)

3000 30.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-10 11:50:31 +1000