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Biblical Hebrew: A Student Grammar

"This textbook is intended for a university classroom. It is divided into thirty lessons,corresponding to the typical thirty-week academic year. Following the sequence of lessons willprovide the average student with a cutting-edge understanding of ancient Hebrew grammar andwill enable the student to read both prose passages and less complex poems from biblical andnon-biblical texts. Additionally, the textbook introduces the student to the standard BiblicalHebrew lexicon1 and includes an appendix on the Masoretic “accents,” which may beincorporated into the sequence of lessons at whatever point the instructor desires.Because of the variety of first-year biblical Hebrew textbooks currently available, it is worthbriefly noting what this textbook is not: it is not a reference grammar; it is not meant to be usedwithout supplementation from the instructor; it is not meant for self-study; it is not theologicallyoriented. What this textbook does not do represents fairly well the character of almost everyother available textbook, and thereby indicates that there exists a significant lacuna in the worldof Hebrew textbooks. This textbook is intended to fill this hole."

Author(s):  Cook, John A. and Robert D. Holmstedt
Format:  Book
Publisher:  Robert D. Holmstedt
Publication City:  Toronto
Date:  2009