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Cambridge Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

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ISBN-10: 052171284X

ISBN-13: 9780521712842

Edition: 2009

Authors: Brian L. Webster

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List price: $61.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/29/2009
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 380
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Brian L. Webster received his Ph.D. from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is currently Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Essential Psalms Companion (2009). Professor Webster has been published in Bibliotheca Sacra as well as the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert series.

Introduction
The signs and sounds of Hebrew: orthography and pronunciation
Syllables: the structural girders of Hebrew
The 'state' of noun morphology, and also gender and number
More noun patterns
Prepositions, conjunction, article and interrogative particle, direct object indicator
Pronouns: pronominal suffixes on substantives and prepositions
Adjectives
Participles: infinitive construct
Selected words: numbers
Introduction to verbs: qal perfect
Qal perfect weak verbs
Qal imperfect and preterite: strong verbs
Qal imperfect and preterite: weak verbs
Qal volitionals and infinitive absolute
Pronominal suffixes on verbs
Derived stems: participles and infinitives
I-class imperfect verbs: niphal, piel, hitpael, hiphil
I-class imperfects: r3 = weak, r2 = g, r1 = g, r2 = x, r1 = x
I-class imperfect weak verbs: r2 = y, r1 = y, r2 = r3, weak imv., inf., and ptc.
A-class imperfect verbs: pual, hophal
Derived stem perfects: strong verbs, r3 = weak
Derived stem perfects: r1 and r2 weak, r2 = r3, rare binyanim
Sorting through forms and alias profiles
A syntax sampler: introduction to chapters 23-32
Pauses and drama
Lexicography: semantic combinations and the meaning of z
Noun syntax
Verb syntax: the piel
Verb syntax: participles
Clausal syntax in narrative: movies in the mind
Particles: s and t
Infinitives
Perfect and vav plus perfect
Poetry and time frame
Additional vocabulary lists
Glossary: words used 50+ times in the Hebrew Bible
Paradigms: verb id badges and alias profiles