Reading Biblical Hebrew for Beginners
What you'll learn
- Learn to read Biblical Hebrew
- Learn to pronounce words in Biblical Hebrew
- Learn the Hebrew alphabet and the sound each letter makes
- Learn how to read and study the original language of the Old Testament
- No previous experience needed
The Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and memorization that you can use to uncover exciting depths of meaning.
Whether you are a true beginner, or you know some Hebrew but want a better start, this program on Reading Biblical Hebrew for Beginners is for you. Of course you have to start with the Hebrew alphabet, but after that you will be working with real Hebrew words. You will learn how to pronounce them properly, how to overcome any roadblocks to memorization, and then you will use these skills to uncover exciting depth of meaning. After all, Hebrew is God’s language, and if you want to draw closer to Him, this is one good way to do it.
In Reading Biblical Hebrew for Beginners, you will learn the Hebrew alphabet, basic vocabulary, two traditional Hebrew blessings, and how to conduct a word study in the Bible. Dr. Anne Davis uses video and audio lessons to teach simple, yet intriguing topics. Download the PDF worksheets and study guides to help you learn the course material. Self-graded, multiple-choice quizzes test your knowledge throughout the course.
Dr. Anne Davis, a retired professor of Biblical studies at Trinity Southwest University and the executive director of BibleInteract, Inc. shares her passion of searching Scripture for exciting depth of meaning. Join her for this valuable course!
Who this course is for:
- Beginner level students of Biblical Hebrew
Dr. Anne Davis is a professor of Biblical Studies who enjoys working with graduate students to enhance their exegetical skills for exploring the depth of Scripture. She writes, "The passion of my life is searching the Scriptures for the infinite nature of God. I am always pursuing some biblical topic that catches by curiosity, like the little monkey Curious George. The resulting research invariably shapes my college lectures and ultimately leads to publication."
Current Career Activity: Executive Director of BibleInteract, Inc. • Professor of Biblical Studies, Trinity Southwest University, Albuquerque, NM. • Author, Lecturer, Speaker
Education: Ph.D., M.A. Trinity Southwest University • M.A. San Diego State University • B.A. Connecticut College
Sample Publications: “Israel’s Inheritance: Birthright of the Firstborn Son,” Chafer Seminary Journal 13/1 (2008): 79-94. • “Allegorically Speaking in Galatians 4:31-5:1,” Bulletin for Biblical Research 14/2 (2004): 161-174. • Numerous papers presented to the Society of Biblical Literature including “Divorce and the New Testament: Midrash in Matthew 19:3-12,” Paper presented at SBL Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2006: "The Birth of Biblical Israel," Paper presented at SBL International Meeting, Capetown, South Africa, 2000.