Category Archives: Hebrew Grammar

What Was Wrong with Cain’s Offering? A Possible Hint from Hebrew Grammar

[I post a lot about Old Testament/Hebrew Bible on this blog. This post explores one of the perennial problem passages in the early chapters of Genesis.  Originally posted 03/2009] One of the many crux interpretums in the early chapters of … Continue reading

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Some New Hebrew Resources

I have re-written parts of and updated my “Mastering Biblical Hebrew” page over at Codex. Some of the more significant changes include the following: Hebrew Bibles In the Hebrew Bible section I have now included Biblia Hebraica Quinta project. As … Continue reading

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Hobbins’s Helpful Hebrew Verbal System

Just a short note to follow up on my previous post, How to Teach Introductory Classical Hebrew, which highlighted some recent discussions of how to teach Biblical Hebrew with reference to the verbal system. It appears that John Hobbins over … Continue reading

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How to Teach Introductory Classical Hebrew

How should professors teach introductory Classical Hebrew? That is the question that two recent online articles attempt to answer or at least discuss — and they approach the question from quite different perspectives. The first article by Rahel Halabe is … Continue reading

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Biblical Hebrew Dictionaries and More

John Hobbins over at Ancient Hebrew Poetry has a good post highlighting the top Dictionaries of Biblical Hebrew. He notes the same major Hebrew-English lexicons that I discuss in my “An Annotated Bibliography for Mastering Biblical Hebrew,” but also helpfully … Continue reading

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