Beginning Hebrew: First Hebrew Primer -3rd Edition- EKS Publishing


Hebrew Grammar

This Hebrew Primer is one of the leading biblical grammar books on the market today. This well laid out book gives the student a solid grasp of the basics of Biblical Hebrew within 30 fun chapters. This book is also used as the main textbook at TorahResource Institute in the Beginning Hebrew Grammar course.

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The First Hebrew Primer is a simple, straightforward guide to Biblical Hebrew. Thirty lessons provide enough information and practice to enable you, with the aid of a Hebrew-English dictionary, to understand most biblical texts. The goal of the Primer is to teach students to read and understand Biblical Hebrew as quickly as possible; therefore, the lessons emphasize recognition and translation – not memorization. The thirty lessons incorporate:


• Verb, grammar, and spelling charts


• Vocabulary lists


• Oral reviews


• Exercises


• Stories


• Biblical quotes


• Book of Ruth


This revised third edition introduces several new terms and clarifies grammatical points, but will look the same to long-time Primer readers. The key change we have made is the inclusion of new explanatory endnotes. Many readers have expressed a desire to deepen their knowledge of Biblical Hebrew, but have unanimously endorsed the clear, uncomplicated tone of the Primer. We have responded by adding these optional supplementary notes. Students may read the notes to enrich their understanding of Hebrew grammar or concentrate solely on the main text. Either way, the Primer provides a sound foundation for more advanced studies in the Hebrew Bible.

Additional information

Weight2.3 lbs
Dimensions11 × 8.5 × 1 in