Biblical Hebrew

This unit consolidates and builds on the knowledge of Biblical Hebrew gained in the introductory unit. It introduces more complex forms of Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax. It involves the lexical and grammatical study of selected Hebrew texts, translation of texts and the independent use of Biblical Hebrew/English dictionaries and concordances.

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

Sub Discipline


Credit Points



A7110 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Expand their memorized Hebrew vocabulary.
  2. Recognize more advanced Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax.
  3. Translate, parse and analyse more complex Biblical Hebrew.
  4. Use Biblical Hebrew dictionaries and concordances with greater facility.
  5. Read critical exegetical commentaries on biblical Hebrew texts with greater facility.
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