A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax / Edition 1

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Overview

At the heart of biblical interpretation is the need to read the Bible's "syntax" (the way words, clauses, and sentences relate to each other). The growing demands on theological education have made it difficult for students of the Hebrew Bible (or Old Testament) to master the intermediate-level skills required to interpret the syntax of the Bible's original language. A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax defines the fundamental syntactical features of the Hebrew Bible, and illustrates each feature with at least one example, extracted from the Bible itself and accompanied with English translation.
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"Arnold and Choi have given to all who love the Hebrew Scriptures a clear, concise, correct and carefully prepared guide to Biblical Hebrew syntax, helping its students to interpret scripture accurately." Bruce K. Waltke, author of An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax

"This is a highly useful book. It is brief and concise, yet is long enough to provide helpful and detailed descriptions (along with copious examples) that condense and distill the best of recent developments in Hebrew grammar and syntax... Students and instructors of Biblical Hebrew will want and need this volume on their shelves." Brent A. Strawn, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

"What a joy to read!...The concept of having something to put into students' hands after a year of grammatical study that attempts to lead them further into making sense of the Hebrew text is a wonderful and commendable goal....This is a long-overdue book." Roy L. Heller, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521533485
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/31/2003
  • Edition description: Bilingual Edition (Hebrew/English)
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 358,518
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: Part II. Nouns: 1. Nominative; 2. Genitive; 3. Accusative; 4. Apposition; 5. Adjectives; 6. Determination; Part III. Verbs: 7. Stem; 8. Aspect; 9. Modals; 10. Non-finites; 11. Verbal coordination; Part IV. Particles: 12. Prepositions; 13. Adverbs; 14. Conjunctions; 15. Particles of existence/non-existence; 16. The Particle of hinneh; Part V. Clauses: 17. Nominal clauses; 18. Verbal clauses; 19. Interrogative clauses; 20. Oath formulae; 21. Disjunctive clauses; 22. Desiderative or optative clauses; 23. Existential clauses; 24. Elliptical clauses; 25. Negative clauses; 26. Subordinate clauses; Part VI. Appendixes: 27. Stem chart; 28. Expanded Stem chart.
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