Although this is not a comprehensive syntax of the Hebrew Bible, it provides a 33 B. K. Waltke, Prolegomena to the Samaritan Pentateuch. Waltke and O’Connor’s Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax serves as one of the premier reference grammars, making it easy to look up information on all the . Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Waltke, Bruce K. An introduction to biblical Hebrew syntax. Includes bibliographical references. 1. Hebrew.

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For this looking up of various nuances of a particle, I sometimes find Williams more user friendly. Return to top of page.

Definiteness and Indefiniteness I bought this to aid in designing a language studies course at seminary and it has stood me in great help so far, going beyond anything I would have expected to get out of an intermediate level grammar and is an amazing, invaluable, and priceless resource, both to the professor, and the student. But it’s format is easy on the eyes. Waltke and O’Connor do very well at describing the various phenomena of Biblical It explains in its initial history a lot of unique statements in the Torah, waltks illustrations throughout give the reader an excellent idea about the Hebrew Scriptures.

Abbreviations and Sigla Preface 1. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax. They all have their place and fulfill their own function, but in terms of a definite reference guide, this is the one.


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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax

Ships synyax and sold by Amazon. Mailing List Subscribe to our mailing list and be notified about new titles, journals and catalogs. It is still a good resource if you can maintain the brain power to understand the technical language if you have a novice background to linguistics. GrammarsReference Grammars.

There are other syntax references for BH, but none this thorough by a long shot. The benefit is that it is comprehensive in information which makes it good for a reference.

In wzltke to functioning as a teaching grammar, this work will also be widely used for reference and self-guided instruction in Hebrew beyond the first formal year.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A monumental work; an essential reference, especially in its exhaustive coverage of the secondary literature. Destined to become a classic work, this long-awaited hhebrew fills a major gap among modern publications on Biblical Hebrew.

Community Blog Partners Facebook Twitter. Old Testament Textual Criticism: You will often find yourself flipping back a page or two at a list or chart, for whatever they’re explaining, but I don’t understand how you could have a problem with that. A Biblical Hebrew Reference Grammar: Endorsements for Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax.

It’s worth it’s weight in pure platinum.! Waltke’s grammar is about as good as it gets with Hebrew Grammars.


Williams’ Hebrew Syntax, Third Edition. More than 3, Biblical Hebrew examples illustrate the points of grammar under discussion. Although many scholars disagree with their presentation of the verbal tense system in Biblical Hebrew, their attempt to apply modern linguistics to this bbiblical is very helpful.

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Approximately the entire second half of the book is devoted to verbs. With an Appendix Containing the Biblical Aramaic: This is a good resource for introduction to syntax.

Four indexes Scripture, Authorities cited, Hebrew words, and Topics provide ready access to biglical vast array of information found in the 40 chapters.

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Chapters are arranged topically, roughly moving from nouns, prepositions, adjectives, and pronouns. It really can’t be presented any easier, I don’t think. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Jussive, Imperative, Cohortative Please try again later. Extensive discussion and explanation of grammatical points help to sort out points blurred in introductory books.

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