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Beginning Biblical Hebrew: Books and Learning Materials


Biblical Hebrew

Link to Reading Selections from the Hebrew Bible


Books for Level 1

Menahem Mansoor, Biblical Hebrew Step By Step, Vol. 1
Paperback: 254 pages
Publisher: Baker Book House; 2nd edition (August 1999)
ISBN-13: 978-0801060410
Amazon link

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
Hardcover: 1216 pages
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers; Reprint edition (March 1, 1996)
ISBN-13: 978-1565632066
Amazon link

Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia
Paperback: 1574 pages
Publisher: American Bible Society; 5th edition (June 1997)
ISBN-13: 978-3438052223
Amazon link


Hebrew Alphabet

Link to Hebrew Alphabet Exercises
Learn the Hebrew Alphabet: Step-by-Step
at the University of Washington, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilization

Hebrew Alphabet mp3 files:

Alef to He
Waw to Yod

Kaph to Samech
Ayin to Resh
Sin, Shin, Taw

The entire alphabet

Alphabet Writing Practice Chart (pdf)

 

Famous Biblical Names: First Reading Exercise

Learn to read Famous Names (in class handout)

Mansoor's Biblical Hebrew Step-by-Step Readings

Link to Mansoor Readings


Hebrew Audio Bible
Listen to any chapter of the Hebrew and Aramaic Bible (Old Testament)