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A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax

By Bill T. Arnold, John H. Choi

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A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax introduces and abridges the syntactical features of the original language of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. An intermediate-level reference grammar for Biblical Hebrew, it assumes an understanding of elementary phonology and morphology, and it defines and illustrates the fundamental syntactical features of Biblical Hebrew that most intermediate-level readers struggle to master. The volume divides Biblical Hebrew syntax and morphology into four parts. The first three cover the individual words (nouns, verbs, and particles) with the goal of helping the reader move from morphological and syntactical observations to meaning and significance. The fourth section moves beyond phrase-level phenomena and considers the larger relationships of clauses and sentences. Since publication of the first edition, research on Biblical Hebrew syntax has substantially evolved. This new edition incorporates these developments through detailed descriptions of grammatical phenomena from a linguistics approach. It retains the labels and terminology used in the first edition to maintain continuity with the majority of entry-level and more advanced grammars.

Product code: 9781107434967

ISBN 9781107434967
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H216xW140xS15
Edition 2nd Revised edition
No. Of Pages 266
Publisher Cambridge University Press
The authors observed a significant gap between, on the one hand, the current scholarly understanding of Biblical Hebrew syntax, based on significant advances in the discipline in recent decades, and on the other hand, the understanding of Hebrew syntax among intermediate students. This intermediate-level grammar bridges the gap between beginning students and more advanced grammars.