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An Introduction to Aramaic introduces biblical Aramaic to beginning students already familiar with Hebrew. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament plus other Aramaic texts are included. Includes paradigms, a complete glossary, resources for further study, exercises, and an answer key.

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For beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew. Greenspahn includes all Aramaic passages in the Old Testament, and introduces other Aramaic texts such as ancient inscriptions, the Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic literature, and quotations in the New Testament. There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, a list of resources for further study, and practice exercises for each chapter. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004127210
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/25/2003
  • Series: SBL - Resources for Biblical Study Series, #46
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 11.92 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 A Brief History of Aramaic 5
Ch. 3 The Aramaic Language: Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34, Jeremiah 10:11, Ezra 4:8-11 8
Ch. 4 Consonants: Ezra 4:12-16 13
Ch. 5 Vowels: Ezra 4:17-24 19
Ch. 6 Nouns, Definite Article: Ezra 5:1-5, Mark 14:36 (Romans 8:15, Galatians 4:6) 25
Ch. 7 Verb System: Ezra 5:6-10 32
Ch. 8 G Perfect: Ezra 5:11-15 36
Ch. 9 G Participle: Ezra 5:16-6:5 42
Ch. 10 Vocabulary: Genesis 31:47, Ezra 6:6-12 47
Ch. 11 Independent Pronouns, [actual symbol not reproducible]: Ezra 6:13-18 54
Ch. 12 Prepositions: Ezra 7:2-26 61
Ch. 13 Pronominal Suffixes: 1 Corinthians 16:22, Daniel 2:4-13 66
Ch. 14 Demonstrative, Relative, and Interrogative Pronouns: Daniel 2:14-24 73
Ch. 15 G Imperfect: Daniel 2:25-36 78
Ch. 16 Adjectives and Genitive Constructions ([actual symbol not reproducible]): Daniel 2:37-49 84
Ch. 17 Numbers: Daniel 3:1-12 89
Ch. 18 G Imperative and Infinitive: Daniel 3:13-23 95
Ch. 19 D Conjugation: Daniel 3:24-33 100
Ch. 20 H Conjugation: Daniel 4:1-9 106
Ch. 21 Weak Verbs (Initial [actual symbol not reproducible], and [actual symbol not reproducible], Gutturals, Hollow Verbs, Final [actual symbol not reproducible] and [actual symbol not reproducible], Geminates): Daniel 4:10-19 112
Ch. 22 Unusual Verbs ([actual symbol not reproducible]): Daniel 4:20-34 120
Ch. 23 Syntax: Daniel 5:1-12 123
Ch. 24 Passive Conjugations: Daniel 5:13-29 129
Ch. 25 Reflexive Conjugations: Daniel 5:30-6:10 135
Ch. 26 Other Conjugations (af'el, shaf'el, itpe'el): Daniel 6:11-29 142
Ch. 27 Daniel 7:1-28 149
Ch. 28 Inscriptions: Bar Rakib, Uzziah, Ein Gedi Synagogue 167
Ch. 29 Letters: Elephantine and Bar Kochba 176
Ch. 30 Dead Sea Scrolls: The Genesis Apocryphon 186
Ch. 31 Midrash: Genesis Rabbah 191
Ch. 32 Targum: Pseudo-Jonathan 197
Afterword 207
Paradigms 211
Glossary 220
Answer Key 231
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