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A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: October 2018
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107434967

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  • A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax introduces and abridges the syntactical features of the original language of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. An intermediate-level reference grammar for Biblical Hebrew, it assumes an understanding of elementary phonology and morphology, and it defines and illustrates the fundamental syntactical features of Biblical Hebrew that most intermediate-level readers struggle to master. The volume divides Biblical Hebrew syntax and morphology into four parts. The first three cover the individual words (nouns, verbs, and particles) with the goal of helping the reader move from morphological and syntactical observations to meaning and significance. The fourth section moves beyond phrase-level phenomena and considers the larger relationships of clauses and sentences. Since publication of the first edition, research on Biblical Hebrew syntax has substantially evolved. This new edition incorporates these developments through detailed descriptions of grammatical phenomena from a linguistics approach. It retains the labels and terminology used in the first edition to maintain continuity with the majority of entry-level and more advanced grammars.

    • Explains complex grammatical features of Biblical Hebrew in jargon-free, easy-to-understand language for the intermediate student
    • Exposes the intermediate student to more advanced grammars and resources, including the latest research in the field
    • Illustrates each grammatical phenomenon with at least one example from the Hebrew Bible, followed by a translation, and reference for easy access
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: October 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107434967
    • length: 266 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.33kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Nouns
    3. Verbs
    4. Particles
    5. Clauses and sentences
    Appendix I
    Appendix II.

  • Authors

    Bill T. Arnold, Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky
    Bill T. Arnold is the Paul S. Amos Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky. He is the author of Genesis (Cambridge, 2009), and Introduction to the Old Testament (Cambridge, 2014).

    John H. Choi, Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky
    John H. Choi (1975–2015) earned degrees from the University of Chicago, Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky, and the Ph.D. in Hebraica and Cognate Studies from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He authored Traditions at Odds: The Reception of the Pentateuch in Biblical and Second Temple Period Literature (2010).

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