Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lectures
Basics of Biblical Hebrew, Video Lectures provides 36 easy-to-follow lessons introducing the grammar and language of the Hebrew Bible. Integrated for use with today's bestselling biblical Hebrew grammar, it is an ideal resource for traditional students in need of additional instruction; for professors, who can now utilize precious classroom time for discussion and exercises - and have students watch lectures at home; and for self-learners and homeschoolers with an interest in learning Hebrew on their own.
Each lesson is short and is taught by experienced teacher Miles V. Van Pelt using a logical and simple method of learning biblical Hebrew, an approach he's refined over more than 20 years of studying and instructing students in biblical languages. Focused on the structural pattern of biblical Hebrew instead of tedious memorization, each video session will give students in formal language classes and self-learners alike the basic understanding they need to begin studying the Hebrew Scriptures.
Session Titles and Runtimes:
1 - The Hebrew Alphabet (32 min)
2 - Hebrew Vowels (19 min)
3 - Syllabification (38 min)
4 - Hebrew Nouns (37 min)
5 - Definite Article and Conjunction Waw (24 min)
6 - Hebrew Prepositions (24 min)
7 - Hebrew Adjectives (20 min)
8 - Hebrew Pronouns (21 min)
9 - Hebrew Pronominal Suffixes (25 min)
10 - Hebrew Construct Chain (28 min)
11 - Hebrew Numbers (14 min)
12 - Introduction to Hebrew Verbs (19 min)
13 - Qal Perfect Strong Verbs (24 min)
14 - Qal Perfect Weak Verbs (21 min)
15 - Qal Imperfect Strong Verbs (13 min)
16 - Qal Imperfect Weak Verbs (20 min)
17 - Waw Consecutive (22 min)
18 - Qal Imperative (19 min)
19 - Pronominal Suffixes on Verbs (16 min)
20 - Qal Infinitive Construct (24 min)
21 - Qal Infinitive Absolute (11 min)
22 - Qal Participle (25 min)
23 - Sentence Syntax (25 min)
24 - The Niphal Stem Strong Verbs (14 min)
25 - The Niphal Stem Weak Verbs (13 min)
26 - The Hiphil Stem Strong Verbs (12 min)
27 - The Hiphil Stem Weak Verbs (11 min)
28 - The Hophal Stem Strong Verbs (7 min)
29 - The Hophal Stem Weak Verbs (7 min)
30 - The Piel Stem Strong Verbs (14 min)
31 - The Piel Stem Weak Verbs (11 min)
32 - The Pual Stem Strong Verbs (6 min)
33 - The Pual Stem Weak Verbs (8 min)
34 - The Hithpael Stem Strong Verbs (16 min)
35 - The Hithpael Stem Weak Verbs (7 min)
36 - Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (18 min)
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.
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