The Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew

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A guide for mastering basic Hebrew vocabulary

This guide helps seminary and Christian college students learn Hebrew vocabulary. A special feature of the guide is that it groups thevocabulary in three basic consonants.
• All words occurring ten times or more in the Hebrew Bible in descending order of frequency
• Primary roots and all words derived from roots occurring ten times or more
• Unusual and difficult word list, such as proper names, adjectives, prepositions, pronouns, particles, and verbs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310250722
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 700,041
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Miles Van Pelt (Ph D, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the Alan Belcher Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi, where he also serves as Academic Dean. Miles lives in Madison, Mississippi, with his wife, Laurie, and their four children.

Gary D. Pratico (Th D, Harvard Divinity School) is senior professor of Old Testament and Hebrew language at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has been teaching Hebrew for more than thirty years and is coauthor with Miles V. Van Pelt of Basics of Basics of Biblical Hebrew (grammar and workbook) and The Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew.

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Table of Contents

Preface viii
Introduction ix
Bibliography of Works Consulted xiii
Abbreviations and Symbols xiv
Hebrew Word Lists
1. Hebrew Words Arranged by Frequency 1
2. Hebrew Words Arranged by Common Root 90
3. Nouns and Nominals Listed Alphabetically
a. Proper Nouns 138
b. Nouns with Common Gender 147
c. Endingless Feminine Singular Nouns 150
d. Segholate Pattern Nouns 153
e. Adjectives 161
f. Prepositions 167
4. Verb Lists
a. Verbs (Alphabetical) 170
b. Verbal Roots in the Derived Stems 206
c. Weak Verbs (Alphabetical)
(1) I-[characters not reproducible] 217
(2) I-[characters not reproducible] 222
(3) I-Guttural but not III-[characters not reproducible] 226
(4) I-Guttural and III-[characters not reproducible] 234
(5) II-Guttural 237
(6) III-[characters not reproducible] 247
(7) III-[characters not reproducible] 253
(8) III-[characters not reproducible] 258
(9) Biconsonantal 261
(10) Geminate 266
5. Identical Words with Different Meanings (Alphabetical) 270
a. Basic Statistics of the Hebrew Verb 278
b. Verbal Roots in the Derived Stems 279
Index of Hebrew Words 286
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