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Hebrew for Reading Comprehension

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Hebrew for Reading Comprehension is a first year biblical Hebrew grammar designed to promote reading comprehension and precision in translation. William Paul Griffin’s new approach reduces the confusion often caused by traditional Hebrew grammars. His goal is for learners to read with comprehension and translate with accuracy. This volume lowers the emphasis on charts, rules, and lists, focusing instead on biblical Hebrew as a language to be understood and enjoyed.

Delve into biblical Hebrew with 36 lessons ranging from the alphabet to verb tenses to Hebrew poetry. Griffin also includes many useful supplemental tools, including a list of verbs in alphabetical order, a list of commonly confused words, a study on the conversational language in the Hebrew Bible, a history of the Hebrew language, and much more.

  • A new approach to learning biblical Hebrew
  • 36 relevant lessons to improve reading comprehension and accuracy in translation
  • Helpful supplemental texts including a list of commonly confused words
  • Title: Hebrew for Reading Comprehension
  • Author: William Paul Griffin
  • Publisher: William Paul Griffin
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 302

Hebrew for Reading Comprehension is a first year biblical Hebrew grammar designed to promote reading comprehension and precision in translation. William Paul Griffin’s new approach reduces the confusion often caused by traditional Hebrew grammars. His goal is for learners to read with comprehension and translate with accuracy. This volume lowers the emphasis on charts, rules, and lists, focusing instead on biblical Hebrew as a language to be understood and enjoyed.

Delve into biblical Hebrew with 36 lessons ranging from the alphabet to verb tenses to Hebrew poetry. Griffin also includes many useful supplemental tools, including a list of verbs in alphabetical order, a list of commonly confused words, a study on the conversational language in the Hebrew Bible, a history of the Hebrew language, and much more.

William Paul Griffin is professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. He received his BA in biblical studies from Evangel University in 1985, his MDiv from Harvard University in 1988, and his PhD from Emory University in 1995. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the author of God of the Prophets: An Analysis of Divine Action.