Advances in the Study of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic by Benjamin J. Noonan is an introduction to issues of interest in the current world of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic scholarship. A growing knowledge of the Semitic languages and the field of linguistics continues to enhance understanding of biblical Hebrew. Comprehension of these items directly affects the way we read the Hebrew Bible and is therefore invaluable for those interested in the Old Testament. This book fills a gap in the field of Biblical Hebrew linguistics and provides an accessible, comprehensive, up-to-date, and linguistically-informed investigation of the language.
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Advances in the Study of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic provides an accessible introduction for students, pastors, professors, and commentators to understand these important issues.
“pragmatics looks at how a particular context determines meaning.” (Page 33)
“Syntax deals with the way that words are patterned to form phrases and sentences.” (Page 33)
“Morphology deals with the way that word units are structured and patterned.” (Page 33)
“Cognitive Linguistics’s first tenet is that meaning is not just an objective reflection of the world, but actually shapes the world.” (Page 47)
“Historical linguistics is the study of how languages change over time. It explores the reasons for language change.” (Page 34)
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