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Basics of Biblical Aramaic

Complete Grammar, Lexicon, and Annotated Text
Miles V. Van Pelt
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There are 269 verses in the Old Testament written in Aramaic, not in Hebrew. Most of the verses are found in Daniel and Ezra. Basics of Biblical Aramaic follows the same easy-to-understand style found the widely-used Basics of Biblical Hebrew and includes everything you need to learn Biblical Aramaic. This book is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of Biblical Hebrew. Basics of Biblical Aramaic features: -Complete lexicon of Biblical Aramaic -Complete annotated text of all 269 Bible verses written in Aramaic -Chapter exercises -Answer key

About the Author

Miles Van Pelt (PhD, 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.

Table of Contents

Aramaic Phonological System

Aramaic Nominal System

Aramaic Verbal System: Peal

Aramaic Verbal System: Derived Stems

Charts and Paradigms

Annotated Biblical Aramaic Text

Aramaic-English Lexicon

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Basics of Biblical Aramaic Instructor: Dr. Miles Van Pelt

Designed for students with a working knowledge of Hebrew, this easy-to-follow course includes everything needed to learn biblical Aramaic.

Course Details
  • 16 Units
  • 7 hours of video
  • Self-paced
  • Intermediate
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Biblical Languages Certificate Instructors: Dr. William D. Mounce, Dr. Miles Van Pelt, Dr. Gary D. Pratico

Learn to study the Bible in the original languages.

With the Biblical Languages Introductory Certificate Program, you’ll learn the basics of Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic—everything you need to begin working with the text of the Bible in the original languages.

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  • 5 course series
  • 41.5 hours of video
  • Self-paced
  • Beginner
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Ancient Languages Certificate Instructors: Dr. William D. Mounce, Dr. Miles Van Pelt, Dr. Gary D. Pratico, Dr. Michael Williams, Dr. Daniel B. Wallace, Constantine R. Campbell

With the Ancient Languages Bundle, you’ll learn Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic, and Ugaritic—everything you need for advanced study of the Bible in the original languages along with a basic understanding of extra-biblical literature.

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  • 8 course series
  • 80 hours of video
  • Self-paced
  • Intermediate
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  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 256
  • Format: Softcover
  • ISBN: 9780310493914
  • Release: June 12, 2011
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