Biblical Hebrew II

The unit Biblical Hebrew II is a continuation of A7112 Biblical Hebrew I. It consolidates and builds on students’ knowledge of biblical Hebrew, enabling them to translate Hebrew biblical texts. It is an elective unit and does not form part of a Major in any specific Discipline.

All A units are not included in the structure of Majors or Sub-majors (UG studies) or in concentration or specialisation (PG studies).


Study Level



Humanities in the Christian Tradition

Credit Points



A7112 Biblical Hebrew I


A8113 Biblical Hebrew II

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. memorize an extensive Hebrew biblical vocabulary
  2. recognize and employ advanced biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax
  3. translate, parse and analyse complex biblical Hebrew into English
  4. use an extensive range of more critical biblical Hebrew dictionaries and concordances with facility
  5. apply the results of their study to reading critical exegetical commentaries on complex biblical texts.
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