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Mobile Ed: Learn to Use Biblical Greek and Hebrew with Logos 6 (2 courses)
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Mobile Ed: Learn to Use Biblical Greek and Hebrew with Logos 6 (2 courses)

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Lexham Press 2015

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Whether you want to learn Greek and Hebrew for the first time or are simply looking for a refresher, Michael Heiser and Johnny Cisneros are excellent guides. With this tools-based approach, you’ll learn the terminology, tools, and methods needed to interpret words and passages of Scripture—without memorization.

  • Focused on exegesis. Rather than having you memorize vocabulary or translate phrases into English, lessons focus on using Greek and Hebrew to interpret the meaning of the text. Learn grammatical terms and concepts, proper methods for doing word studies, and common mistakes to avoid.
  • Equipping you with tools. Video tutorials show you how to use the advanced language tools in Logos 6. You’ll also learn how to use dictionaries and lexicons, reverse interlinears, commentaries, and more.
  • Connected to your library. Each course is transcribed and becomes a searchable Logos resource connected to grammars, reverse interlinears, and other resources in your library. Read along as you watch the lectures and jump to recommended readings with a click.
  • Learning on your schedule. Watch 5–10-minute lectures from your mobile device or computer, whenever your schedule allows. Set your own pace, and then track your progress with quizzes and exams. These courses contain over 20 hours of lectures and demonstrations that will take you all the way from understanding the basics to performing advanced research techniques.

Individual Courses

LA151 Learn to Use Biblical Hebrew with Logos 6

  • Instructor: Michael S. Heiser with Joshua R. Westbury
  • Video hours: 12

Using a practical approach, Dr. Michael Heiser shows you how to use biblical Hebrew to become a competent interpreter of the Old Testament. Perform word studies alongside an expert and learn to avoid common mistakes. Learn grammatical terminology used in commentaries and journal articles so you can follow the discussion. Dr. Heiser teaches you the concepts and introduces you to the tools, and then walks you through each step of interpretation.

New content and examples have been added throughout the course, including a revised and expanded word study section, coverage of prepositions and conjunctions, the Aramaic verb system, and more.


  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course
Unit 1: Preliminary Matters
  • Conceptual Introduction
  • Payoff of This Course
  • Reverse Interlinear: Primary Tool
  • Why the Centerpiece?
  • Roadmap for the Course
Unit 2: Tools for Word Studies
  • Some Common Tools
  • Dictionaries and Lexicons
  • Types of Lexicons
  • Theological Lexicons
  • Lexicons’ Use of Strong’sNumbers
  • Lexical Tools That Use Strong’sNumbers
  • Limitations of Strong’sDictionary
Unit 3: English Words and Word Meanings
  • How Do Words “Mean”?
  • Polysemy
  • Contexts
  • Relationships to Other Words
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Homographs
  • How Words Don’t “Mean”
  • English Words and Meanings: Summary
Unit 4: Hebrew Words and English Translations
  • Polysemy and Translation
  • One English Word Translating Different Hebrew Words
  • About Hebrew Words
  • Root Fallacy
  • Sound Fallacy
  • Homograph Fallacy
  • Core Meaning Fallacy
  • “Hebrew Thought” versus “Greek Thought” Fallacy
  • Hebrew Words: Summary and Review
Unit 5: Methods for Studying Hebrew Words
  • Previewing the Methods
  • Inadequate versus Sound Methods
  • Gathering Data: Occurrences
  • Gathering Data: Glosses
  • Thinking about the Data
  • Word Distribution
  • Semantic Range
  • Thinking about Distribution
  • Grammar and Syntax
  • Meaning of עַלְמָה (ʿalmâ): Tentative Conclusions
  • Checking Your Conclusions: Loaded Terms
  • Checking Your Conclusions: Metaphorical Sense
  • Word Studies: Summary
Unit 6: Nouns
  • Previewing Morphology, Syntax, and Meaning
  • Nouns: Terms and Concepts
  • Nouns: Gender and Number
  • Nouns: Definiteness and Relationship
  • Construct Relationship: Definition
  • Construct State: Classes
  • Construct Nouns: Intepretive Examples
  • Construct Relationship: Noun and Its Suffix
  • Construct Noun and Suffix: Interpretive Examples
  • Nouns: Appositional Relationship
  • Nouns: Definiteness and the Definite Article
  • Definite Article and Uniqueness: “The River” = “Nile”
  • Definite Article: Uniqueness or Demonstrative Force
  • Definite Article: Species or Class
  • Definite Article: Functioning Like a Relative Pronoun
  • Definite Article: Substitute for Possessive Pronoun
  • Definite Article: Signaling a Vocative
  • Definite Article: Interesting Cases of Presence or Absence
  • Definite Article: Advice and Discovery
Unit 7: Prepositions
  • Previewing Prepositions
  • Preposition אֶל(ʾel)
  • Preposition אֵת(ʾēt)
  • Prepositionבְּ(b): Locative Use
  • Prepositionבְּ(b): Other Uses
  • Preposition בֵּין(bên)
  • Prepositionכְּ(k)
  • Prepositionלְ(l), Part 1
  • Preposition לְ(l), Part 2
  • Preposition לִפְנֵי(lip̄nê)
  • Preposition מִן(min), Part 1
  • Preposition מִן(min), Part 2
  • Preposition עַד(ʿaḏ)
  • Preposition עַל(ʿal), Part 1
  • Preposition עַל(ʿal), Part 2
  • Preposition עִם(ʿim), Part 1
  • Preposition עִם(ʿim), Part 2
  • Prepositions: Summary
  • Focus on Prepositions
Unit 8: Conjunctions
  • Previewing Conjunctions
  • Conjunction אִם(ʾim)
  • Conjunction אֲשֶׁר(ʾăšer)
  • Conjunction כִּי(kî)
  • Conjunctions לוּand לוּלֵא(lûandlûlēʾ)
  • Conjunction לְמַעַן(lĕmaʿan)
  • Conjunction פֶּן(pen)
  • Conjunctions עַל־כֵּןandלָכֵן(ʿal-kēnandlāḵēn)
  • Conjunction וְ(w, waworvav)
  • Conjunctions: Advice and Summary
Unit 9: Verbs: Terminology
  • Previewing Terminology
  • Verbal Tense, Aspect, Voice, and Mood
  • Verbal Types
  • Verbal Person, Gender, and Number
  • Verbal Conjugations
  • Verbal Parsing and Morphology
Unit 10: Verbal Tense, Aspect, and Mood
  • Previewing Verbal Forms and Stems
  • Verbal Tense, Aspect, and Mood: Summary
  • Perfect/Suffixed Conjugation (qātal)
  • Imperfect/Prefixed Conjugation (yiqtōl)
  • Summary of Perfect (qātal) and Imperfect (yiqtōl) Forms
  • Perfect (qātal) and Imperfect (yiqtōl) Forms: Examples
  • Interpreting the Use of Perfect and Imperfect Conjugations
  • Volitional Conjugations
  • Volitional Forms: Discovering Examples
  • Interpreting the Use of Volitional Forms
  • Participles: Functions
  • Participles: Tense, Aspect, and Mood
  • Participles: Discovering Examples
  • Interpreting the Use of Participles
  • Infinitives: Functions
  • Infinitive Constructs: Discovering Examples
  • Interpreting the Use of Infinitive Absolute Constructions
Unit 11: Verbal Stems
  • Introducing Verbal Stems
  • Eight Major Verbal Stems
  • Identifying Verbal Stems and Conjugations
  • Rare Stems and Stems in LHB
  • Verbal Stem Terminology
  • Qal/G Stem
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Qal
  • Qal Passive/Gp Stem
  • Niphal/N Stem
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Niphal
  • Interpreting the Use of the Niphal
  • Piel/D Stem
  • Meaning Nuances of the Piel
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Piel
  • Interpreting the Use of the Piel
  • Pual/Dp Stem
  • Meaning Nuances of the Pual
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Pual
  • Interpreting the Use of the Pual
  • Hitpael/HtD Stem
  • Meaning Nuances of the Hitpael
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Hitpael
  • Interpreting the Use of the Hitpael
  • Hiphil/H Stem
  • Meaning Nuances of the Hiphil
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Hiphil
  • Interpreting the Use of the Hiphil
  • Hophal/Hp Stem
  • Meaning Nuances of the Hophal
  • Discovering Occurrences of the Hophal
  • Interpreting the Use of the Hophal
  • Rare Verbal Stems
  • Verbal Stems: Summary
Unit 12: Verb Changes with VavConjunction
  • Previewing Verb Sequences
  • Wayyiqtōl: Consecutive-Sequential
  • Discovering Occurrences of Wayyiqtōl
  • Wĕqātal: Conjunctive and Sequential
  • Other Verb Chains
Unit 13: Aramaic and Transliteration
  • Interpretive Overlaps with Aramaic
  • Aramaic and Word Studies
  • Aramaic Overlaps and Parallels to Hebrew Stems
  • Hebrew Alphabet and Transliteration: א to ל
  • Hebrew Alphabet and Transliteration: מ to ת
  • Quick Review

Michael S. Heiser is the academic editor for Logos Bible Software, Bible Study Magazine, and the Faithlife Study Bible. He is the coeditor of Old Testament Greek Pseudepigrapha with Morphology and Semitic Inscriptions: Analyzed Texts and English Translations and can do translation work in roughly a dozen ancient languages. He earned his PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic languages and holds an MA in ancient history and Hebrew studies. In addition, he was named the 2007 Pacific Northwest Regional Scholar by the Society of Biblical Literature.

Joshua R. Westbury holds an MA and PhD in biblical languages from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He also holds an MDiv with a focus on exegesis and biblical languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a BA in theology and biblical languages from Houston Baptist University. Josh currently serves as a scholar-in-residence at Faithlife.

LA161 Learn to Use Biblical Greek with Logos 6

  • Instructor: Johnny Cisneros
  • Video hours: 12

When it comes to biblical Greek, one of the first things people want to know is what a given word means, where it occurs, and how often. Johnny Cisneros shows you how to answer these questions right from the beginning, with just a few clicks in Logos. He also introduces you to nearly a dozen Greek dictionaries, commentaries, and Bible dictionaries and how to use them for interpretation.

Similar to a seminary’s first year of Greek courses, you’ll get a firm foundation in Greek grammar. Each concept is thoroughly explained with fresh examples. But instead of using memorization, Cisneros takes a tools-based approach, showing you how to use Logos 6 to identify those grammatical concepts in the biblical text.

Next, Cisneros takes you through the three-step process of doing a Greek word study. You’ll learn how to do your own research and interpretation and compare it to the findings of other scholars. He then brings all the information and tools together into a systematic approach you can use to interpret whole passages of Scripture.


  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course
Unit 1: Reverse Interlinear
  • What Is a Reverse Interlinear?
  • Reverse Interlinear English Bible Translations
  • Information Included in an Interlinear
  • Finding How Many Times a Greek Word Occurs
  • Finding Where a Greek Word Is Used
  • Using the Reverse-Interlinear Pane to Find Meanings
  • Using the Context Menu to Find Meanings
  • Using the Bible Word Study Guide to Find Meanings
Unit 2: Tools
  • Overview of Tools
  • Bible Word Study Guide
  • Dictionaries and Lexicons
  • Strong’s Dictionary
  • Louw-Nida
  • DBL Greek
  • Lexham Analytical Lexicon
  • BDAG
  • TDNT
  • EDNT
  • TLNT
  • Bible Dictionaries
  • Bible Commentaries
Unit 3: Context
  • Overview of Context
  • Historical Context
  • Literary Context
  • Cultural Context
  • Answering Context Questions with the Factbook
Unit 4: Grammar: Verbs
  • Overview of Grammar
  • Setting Up Visual Filters
  • Introducing English Grammar with Parts of Speech
  • Introducing Verbs
  • Introducing the Indicative
  • Illustrating the Indicative
  • Introducing the Aorist Tense
  • Illustrating the Aorist Tense
  • Introducing the Imperfect Tense
  • Illustrating the Imperfect Tense
  • Introducing the Present Tense
  • Illustrating the Present Tense
  • Introducing the Future Tense
  • Illustrating the Future Tense
  • Introducing the Perfect Tense
  • Illustrating the Perfect Tense
  • Introducing the Pluperfect Tense
  • Illustrating the Pluperfect Tense
  • Introducing Voice
  • Illustrating Voice
  • Introducing Number
  • Illustrating Number
  • Introducing the Imperative
  • Illustrating the Imperative
  • Introducing the Participle
  • Illustrating the Participle
  • Introducing the Infinitive
  • Illustrating the Infinitive
  • Introducing the Subjunctive
  • Illustrating the Subjunctive
Unit 5: Grammar: Other Parts of Speech
  • Introducing the Nominative Case
  • Illustrating the Nominative Case
  • Introducing the Vocative Case
  • Illustrating the Vocative Case
  • Introducing the Accusative Case
  • Illustrating the Accusative Case
  • Introducing the Dative Case
  • Illustrating the Dative Case
  • Introducing the Genitive Case
  • Illustrating the Genitive Case
  • Introducing Adjectives
  • Illustrating Adjectives
  • Introducing the Article
  • Illustrating the Article
  • Introducing Pronouns
  • Illustrating Pronouns
  • Introducing Conjunctions
  • Illustrating Conjunctions
  • Introducing Prepositions
  • Illustrating Prepositions
Unit 6: Word Studies
  • Overview of Word Studies
  • Identifying a Word for Study
  • Gathering Information on a Word
  • “Sign” in John 1–4
  • “Sign” in John 5–11
  • “Sign” in John 12–20
  • Synthesizing Observations on “Sign”
  • “Sign” in the New Testament
  • “Sign” in the Old Testament
  • “Sign” in Dictionaries and Lexicons
  • Etymological Fallacy
  • Semantic Anachronism
  • Illegitimate Totality Transfer
  • One-Meaning Fallacy
  • Separating Meaning from Culture
  • Application without Context
Unit 7: Application
  • Overview of Application
  • Historical Context of Matthew 5:1–3
  • Literary Context of Matthew 5:1–3
  • Cultural Context of Matthew 5:1–3
  • Grammatical Context of Matthew 5:1–3
  • Word Context of Matthew 5:1–3
  • Synthesizing Observations on Matthew
  • Concluding the Course

Johnny Cisneros is a PhD student in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning at Lancaster University in England and earned a Master of Christian Studies degree in Biblical Languages from Regent College in Vancouver, BC.

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