A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical Questions
Verbal theory is where the big debates about how languages function occur, and Hebrew is no exception. Driver’s Treatise is a seminal work on how the Hebrew verb functions.
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- Preface by the author
- Additions and corrections
- Bibliographical references and indexes
- Title: A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical Questions
- Author: S. R. Driver
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 1892
- Pages: 306
About S. R. Driver
S. R. Driver (1846–1914) was educated at Winchester School and Oxford University, where he later became a fellow of New College in 1870. He was awarded the Pusey and Ellerton scholarship in 1866, the Kennicott scholarship in 1870 (both Hebrew), and the Houghton Syriac prize in 1872. In 1883, he succeeded E. B. Pusey in the Regius Chair of Hebrew at Oxford, which he occupied for the rest of his life.
Driver was a member of the Old Testament Revision Committee of the Revised Version (1876-1884). He authored An Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament, Notes on the Hebrew Text and the Topography of the Books of Samuel, the ICC volumes on Job, and most notably, he co-authored the Enhanced Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon of the OT (Unabridged).