LA003-612 – Biblical Hebrew A

Credit Points

12 Credit Points (CPS)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will

A. Know and understand

1. Common terminology and grammatical descriptions used in grammars, lexicons and commentaries

2. Hebrew grammar and syntax up to at least half way through one standard grammar of Biblical Hebrew

3. About 100-200 words of Hebrew vocabulary

4. Essential grammatical issues that influence understanding and translation of the Hebrew text of the Old Testament

B. Be able to

1. Understand common grammatical terminology and descriptions used in grammars, lexicons and commentaries

2. Utilise Foundational paradigms, constructions and vocabulary

C. Be in a position to

Begin translation of simple Biblical Hebrew texts


Typical areas to be covered would include an introduction to Biblical Hebrew through completion of at least the first half of a standard Hebrew grammar (e.g., Kelley, Ross, Seow).