Invitation to Biblical Hebrew A Beginning Grammar

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Description: A tested approach to learning biblical Hebrew in an ideal package for the first-year Hebrew student. This clear, accurate, and pedagogically sound textbook emphasizes the basics: Hebrew phonology (sounds) and morphology (forms). This grammar does not use jargon or technical language, but uses terms easily understood and remembered so biblical Hebrew can be used with regularity and authority.

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List price: $49.99
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Publication date: 6/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 388
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.772
Language: English

Kyoungwon Choi (M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the Old Testament Department at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

Russell T. Fuller (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College) is associate professor of Old Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He has written for journals and has published several articles in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis.

Preface
Introduction
Abbreviations
Phonological Principles
Alphabet; Vowels
The Consonants (The Alphabet)
Printed Letters
Final Letters
Phonetic Values (Sounds)
Guttural Letters
The Vowels (also called vowel points)
The Shewa
Observations on the Vowels
Note on the Exercises
Exercise One
Consonantal and Vocalic Yod/Vav; The Syllable
Introduction
Yod or Vav: Vowel or Consonant
The Syllable - Definition
Opened and Closed Syllables
Dividing Words into Syllables - Syllabifying
Accent
Syllable: Terminology
Exercise Two
The Shewa
Introduction
Distinguishing between Silent Shewa and Simple Vocal Shewa
Composite Shewa
The Shewa and the Syllable
Exercise Three
Dagesh
Introduction
Dagesh Lene
Dagesh Forte
Distinguishing between Dagesh Lene and Dagesh Forte
The Dagesh and the Syllable
Mappiq
Exercise Four
Qames and Qames-Hatuf; Characteristics of Gutturals; Quiescent Alef
Introduction
Qames-Hatuf
The Metheg and the Qames/Qames-Hatuf
The Dagesh Forte and the Qames/Qames-Hatuf
Maqqef
Maqqef and the Qames-Hatuf
The Characteristics of Gutturals
Quiescent Alef
Exercise Five
Rules of Proto-Hebrew; Rules of Syllables; Notes on Hebrew Syntax
Introduction
Rules of Proto-Hebrew (Pre-Biblical Hebrew)
The Five Rules of Syllables in Biblical Hebrew
Proto-Hebrew and the Five Rules of Syllables
Notes on Hebrew Syntax
Exercise Six
Morphological Principles: Particles
The Article [characters not reproducible] and the Interrogative [characters not reproducible]; The Marker of the Definite Direct Object: [characters not reproducible]
Introduction
The Form of the Article
The Translation of the Article
The Interrogative [characters not reproducible] - what?, how?
Translation of the Interrogative [characters not reproducible]
Review of the Article and the Interrogative [characters not reproducible]
The Marker of the Definite Direct Object: [characters not reproducible]
Exercise Seven
Inseparable Prepositions; the Conjunctive Vav
Introduction
Attaching or Pointing Inseparable Prepositions [characters not reproducible]
The Conjunctive Vav [characters not reproducible]
Review of the Inseparable Prepositions and the Conjunctive Vav
Exercise Eight
The Preposition [characters not reproducible]; The Interrogative [characters not reproducible]; Notes on Hebrew Syntax
Introduction
Attaching or Pointing the Inseparable Preposition [characters not reproducible]
The Interrogative [characters not reproducible]
Review of the Pointing of the Preposition [characters not reproducible] and the Interrogative [characters not reproducible]
Hebrew Syntax: Sentences and Clauses without Verbs
Hebrew Syntax: Disjunctive Accents - Zaqef Qaton, Zaqef Gadol, Segolta
Verb Forms: Third Person Plural (Masculine and Feminine)
Exercise Nine
Summary of Rules: Chapter 7-9
Morphological Principles: Nouns and Adjectives
Nouns and Adjectives: The Absolute State; Syntax of Adjectives with Nouns
Introduction
Hebrew Nouns
Nouns and Adjectives: Masculine and Feminine Singular Absolute
Nouns and Adjectives: Masculine and Feminine Plural Absolute
Attaching the Feminine Plural Absolute Ending to a Feminine Singular Noun Ending in [characters not reproducible]
Nouns and Adjectives: Masculine and Feminine Dual Absolute
Hebrew Boxes for the Absolute State
Syntax of Adjectives with Nouns
Demonstrative Adjectives: Attributive and Predicative Use
Substantives: Adjectives used for Nouns
The Accusative/Directive [characters not reproducible]
Exercise Ten
Nouns and Adjectives: The Construct State; Absolute and Construct State: Special Cases
Introduction
The Construct Package and the Accent
Nouns and Adjectives: Masculine Singular Construct
Nouns and Adjectives: Masculine Plural Construct
Nouns and Adjectives: Feminine Singular Construct
Nouns and Adjectives: Feminine Plural Construct
Nouns: Masculine and Feminine Dual Construct
Hebrew Boxes: Absolute and Construct
Syntax of a Construct Package
Absolute and Construct State: Special Cases
Exercise Eleven
Pronominal Suffixes with Masculine Nouns
Introduction
Boxes for Pronominal Suffixes for Masculine Nouns and Adjectives
[characters not reproducible]: Singular and Plural with Pronominal Suffixes
[characters not reproducible]: Singular and Plural with Pronominal Suffixes
Syntax: The Pronominal Suffix
Exercise Twelve
Pronominal Suffixes with Feminine Nouns; More Irregular Nouns
Introduction
[characters not reproducible]: Singular and Plural with Pronominal Suffixes
[characters not reproducible]: Singular and Plural with Pronominal Suffixes
More Irregular Nouns
Exercise Thirteen
Prepositions with Pronominal Suffixes
Introduction
Inseparable Prepositions [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible] with Pronominal Suffixes
Prepositions [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible] with Pronominal Suffixes and the Marker of the Definite Direct Object with Pronominal Suffixes
Prepositions [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible] with Pronominal Suffixes
The Inseparable Preposition [characters not reproducible] with Pronominal Suffixes
The Preposition [characters not reproducible] with Pronominal Suffixes
Exercise Fourteen
Segolate Nouns
Introduction
The Development of the Segolate Noun
Singular Segolate Nouns: Absolute, Construct, and with Pronominal Suffixes
Plural Segolate Nouns: Absolute, Construct, and with Pronominal Suffixes
Plural Segolate Nouns with Suffixes
Plural Segolate Nouns: Absolute, Construct, and with Pronominal Suffixes
Attaching Pronominal Suffixes to Segolate Nouns
Exercise Fifteen
Segolate Nouns with Gutturals; Segolate Prepositions
Introduction
Segolate Nouns with Gutturals
Segolate Proto-Forms
Singular Segolate Nouns (having a Guttural): Absolute, Construct, and with Pronominal Suffixes
Plural Segolate Nouns (having a Guttural): Absolute, Construct, and with Pronominal Suffixes
Attaching Pronominal Suffixes to Segolate Nouns with Gutturals
Prepositions Resembling the Segolate Pattern
Exercise Sixteen
Morphological Principles: Strong Verb
Independent Pronouns; the Verb: Qal Perfect
Introduction
The Independent Pronouns
The Verb: Qal Perfect (Qatal)
Qal Perfect: Meaning
Exercise Seventeen
The Verb: The Imperfect and Volitives; Prohibitions with [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible]
Introduction
The Verb: Imperfect (Yiqtol)
Qal Imperfect: Meaning
Volitives: the Cohortative, Imperative, and Jussive
Prohibitions with [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible]
Exercise Eighteen
Participles: Active and Passive; Infinitives: Absolute and Construct
Introduction
Active Participle (Qotel)
Passive Participle (Qatul)
Infinitive Absolute and Construct
Exercise Nineteen
Vav-Consecutive; Hebrew Syntax: Accents - Revia, Tifha
Introduction
The Form of the Vav-Consecutive
The Meaning of the Vav-Consecutive
The Vav-Consecutive with an Infinitive Construct
The Vav-Consecutive with [characters not reproducible]
Hebrew Syntax: Accents - Revia, Tifha
Exercise Twenty
The Stative Verb; The Perfect: Additional Tense Options
Introduction
Thematic Vowels
Stative Verbs: Perfect
Stative Verb: Imperfect
Stative Verb: Imperative
Stative Verb: Active Participle
Stative Verb: Infinitives
The Perfect: Additional Tense Options
Exercise Twenty-One
Overview of the Strong Verb
Introduction
Derived Stems: The Names of the Stems
Derived Stems: Characteristics - Boxes
Thematic Vowels (Perfect, Imperfect, Imperative) of the Derived Stems
Thematic Vowels of Infinitives and Participles
Synopsis of the Strong Verbs: Derived Stems
Exercise Twenty-Two
The Intensives: Pi"el, Pu"al, Hithpa"el
Introduction
Forming the Intensive Stems - Pi"el, Pu"al, Hithpa"el
Examples of Forming Intensive Stems
Parsing the Intensive Stems - Pi"el, Pu"al, Hithpa"el
The Meaning of the Intensive Stems
Exercise Twenty-Three
The Causatives: Hiph'il, Hoph'al
Introduction
Forming the Causative Stems - Hiph'il, Hoph'al
Examples of Forming the Causative stems
Parsing the Causative Stems: Hiph'il, Hoph'al
The Meaning of the Causative stems
Exercise Twenty-Four
The Reflexive/Passive Niph'al
Introduction
Forming the Niph'al
Examples of Forming the Niph'al
Parsing the Niph'al
The Meaning of the Niph'al
Exercise Twenty-Five
The Relative Clause; Circumstantial Clauses; Comparative-Superlative
Introduction
Relative Clause
Circumstantial Clauses
Comparative and Superlative
Exercise Twenty-Six
Attaching Pronominal Suffixes to the Verb: The Perfect
Introduction
Proto-Hebrew Forms of the Perfect
Accent and Vowel Reduction Patterns
Attaching Suffixes
Attaching Pronominal Suffixes to the Perfect
Derived Stems: Pi"el and Hiph'il Perfect
Parsing Forms with Pronominal Suffixes
Exercise Twenty-Seven
Attaching Pronominal Suffixes to the Verb: The Imperfect, Imperative, and Infinitive Construct
Introduction
The Imperfect
Imperative
Infinitive Construct
Derived Stems: Pi"el and Hiph'il
Parsing Forms with Pronominal Suffixes
Exercise Twenty-Eight
Morphological Principles: Weak Verbs
Overview of the Weak Verb; R[subscript 1]-Guttural (Pe Guttural) Verbs
Introduction and Overview of the Weak Verb
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 1]-Guttural Verbs
Strong Areas of the R[subscript 1]-Guttural Verbs
Remedy for the Infirmity of Dagesh Forte
Remedy for the Infirmity of Vocal Shewa
Remedy for the Infirmity of the Guttural Rejecting Silent Shewa
Remedy for the Infirmity of the Silent Shewa
Final Considerations: Vocalic Endings
Summary of Adjustments to the Boxes
Forming the Qal in Weak Verbs
Forming R[subscript 1]-Guttural Verbs
Parsing the Qal in Weak Verbs
Parsing R[subscript 1]-Guttural Verbs
Exercise Twenty-Nine
R[subscript 1]-Guttural [characters not reproducible] (Pe Alef) Special Cases: [characters not reproducible]
Introduction
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 1]-Guttural [characters not reproducible] Verbs (Special Cases)
Remedy for the Preformative Vowel
Remedy for the Thematic Vowel
Forming R[subscript 1]-Guttural [characters not reproducible] Verbs (Special Cases)
Parsing R[subscript 1]-Guttural [characters not reproducible] Verbs (Special Cases)
[characters not reproducible] with Pronominal Suffixes
Exercise Thirty
R[subscript 2]-Guttural (Ayin Guttural) Verbs
Introduction
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 2]-Guttural Verbs
Strong Areas of R[subscript 2]-Guttural Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmity of the Dagesh Forte
Remedy for the Infirmity of the Vocal Shewa
Final Considerations
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 2]-Guttural Verbs
Exercise Thirty-One
R[subscript 3]-Guttural (Lamed Guttural) Verbs (Excluding [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible])
Introduction
Weakness or Infirmity of R[subscript 3]-Guttural Verbs
Strong Areas of R[subscript 3]-Guttural Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmity of the R[subscript 3]-Gutturals
Final Considerations
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 3]-Guttural Verbs
Exercise Thirty-Two
R[subscript 3]-Alef (Lamed Alef) Verbs
Introduction
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 3]-Alef verbs
Strong Areas of R[subscript 3]-Alef Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmity of the R[subscript 3]-Alef Verbs
Final Considerations
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 3]-Alef Verbs
Exercise Thirty-Three
R[subscript 1]-Nun (Pe Nun) Verbs
Introduction
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 1]-Nun Verbs
Strong Areas of the R[subscript 1]-Nun Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmities of the R[subscript 1]-Nun Verbs
Final Considerations
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 1]-Nun Verbs
Exercise Thirty-Four
R[subscript 1]-Vav and Yod (Pe Vav/Yod) Verbs
Introduction: R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Vav)
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Vav)
Strong Areas of R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Vav) Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmities of the R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Vav) Verbs
Final Considerations
Introduction: R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Yod)
Weakness or Infirmities of R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Yod) Verbs
Strong Areas of the R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Yod) Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmities of the R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Yod) verbs
Final Consideration
Introduction: Mixed Forms
Verbs Partly R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Vav) and Partly R[subscript 1]-Yod (original Yod): [characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible]
Verbs R[subscript 1]-Yod/R[subscript 2]-Sade ([characters not reproducible] and frequently [characters not reproducible])
The Irregular Verb [characters not reproducible] (O/A)
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 1]-Yod Verbs
Exercise Thirty-Five
R[subscript 2]-Vav and Yod (Ayin Vav/Yod) Verbs
Introduction
Weaknesses or Infirmities of R[subscript 2]-Vav (Yod) Verbs
Strong Areas of R[subscript 2]-Vav (Yod) Verbs
Remedies for the Infinitives of R[subscript 2]-Vav (Yod) Verbs
Accent
The R[subscript 2]-Vav/R[subscript 3]-Alef Verb [characters not reproducible]
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 2]-Vav (Yod) Verbs
Exercise Thirty-Six
R[subscript 3]-Vav and Yod (Lamed Vav/Yod) Verbs
Introduction
Weakness or Infirmity of R[subscript 3]-Vav/Yod Verbs
Strong Areas of R[subscript 3]-Vav/Yod Verbs
Remedies for the Infirmities of R[subscript 3]-Vav/Yod Verbs
Attaching Pronominal Suffixes to R[subscript 3]-Vav/Yod Verbs
Forming and Parsing R[subscript 3]-Vav/Yod Verbs
Nouns Derived from R[subscript 3]-Yod (Vav) Roots
Exercise Thirty-Seven
Geminate (R[subscript 2]R[subscript 3] = R[subscript 2]R[subscript 2]; Double Ayin) Verbs
Introduction
General Weakness or Infirmity of Geminate Verbs
Strong Areas of Geminate Verbs
General Remedies Applying to all Conjugations
Specific Remedies
Final Considerations
Forming and Parsing Geminate Verbs
Exercise Thirty-Eight
Appendixes
Phonological Chart of Hebrew Consonants
Regular Nouns with Suffixes
Irregular Nouns with Suffixes
Prepositions with Suffixes
Hebrew Pronominal Suffixes
Verbal Paradigms
Hebrew-English Vocabulary List
Index
Summary Sheets
Color Charts
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