INTRODUCTION TO HEBREW

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew covers some essential elements of the grammar of Biblical Hebrew and introduces some basic vocabulary. It introduces students to aspects of translation of Biblical Hebrew as well as the main lexical aids. On completion of the subject students should be able to translate basic nominal and verbal sentences.

 

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Vocabulary Skills Link 

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Word Search Game

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Notes

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Chapter-by-Chapter
MP3 Recordings of the Hebrew Bible

Torah -
Genesis
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50  Exodus 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40  Leviticus 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27  Numbers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36  Deuteronomy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 
Prophets -
Joshua
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24  Judges 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21  1 Samuel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 2 Samuel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24  1 Kings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 2 Kings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25  Isaiah 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66  Jeremiah 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52  Ezekiel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48  Hosea 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14  Joel 1 2 3 4  Amos 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9  Obadiah 1  Jonah 1 2 3 4  Micah 1 2 3 4 5 6 7  Nahum 1 2 3  Habakkuk 1 2 3  Zephaniah 1 2 3  Haggai 1 2  Zechariah 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14  Malachi 1 2 3
Writings -
1 Chronicles
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2 Chronicles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36  Psalms 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150  Job 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42  Proverbs 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31  Ruth 1 2 3 4  Song of Songs 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  Ecclesiastes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12  Lamentations 1 2 3 4 5  Esther 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  Daniel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12  Ezra 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  Nehemiah 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
 

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Hebrew Reads from Right to Left

 Hebrew Alphabet
Click on the letter to hear how it sounds

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Vav

Hay

Daled

Gimmel

Vet

Bet

Aleph

Final Chaf

Chaf

Kaf

Yud

Tet

Chet

Zayin

Ayin

Samech

Final Nun

Nun

Final Mem

Mem

Lamed

Resh

Kuf

Final Tsadee

Tsadee

Final Fay

Fay

Pay

Taf

Taf

Sin

Shin

 

 

Hebrew Vowels


Cholam

Shva

Segol

Tsere

Patach

Kamatz

Chataf
Segol

Chataf
Patach

Chataf
Kamatz

Shuruk

Kubbutz

Chirik

           

 

 

 

 

 

As you can see Hebrew has  a numeric value and a signification or a meaning

Character

Final Form (used if at the end of a word)

Name
(pronounced)

Transliterated as

Numeric Value

Signification

  Aleph (all-f)

'

1 Ox
  Beth (bait)

b or b

2 House
  Gimel (gimle)

g or g

3 Camel
  Daleth (dall-it)

d

4 Door
  He (hay)

h

5 Window
  Vav (vauv)

w or v

6 Hook
  Zayin (zi-yen)

z

7 Weapon
  Heth (hate)

h (with a dot underneath) or ch

8 Fence
  Teth (tate)

t (with a dot underneath)

9 Snake
  Yodh (yo-d)

y

10 Hand
Kaph (cough)

k or k

20 Bent Hand
  Lamed (law-med)

l

30 Ox-goad
Mem (maim)

m

40 Water
Nun (noon)

n

50 Fish
  Samech (saw-meck)

s

60 Prop
  'Ayin (eye'n)

`

70 Eye
Pe (pay)

p or p

80 Mouth
Tsadhe (tsaw-day)

s (with a dot underneath)

90 Fish-hook
  Qoph (co-f)

q

100 Back of the Head
  Resh (ray-sh)

r

200 Head
  Sin/Shin (seen/sheen)

s' or s^

300 Tooth
  Tav (taw-v)

t

400 Cross

Learn Hebrew Verbs

Select a Verb
Show Verb Root
Select a Gender
Select a Tense
Singular or Plural

 

Practice Learning  the alphabet at this link

http://www.ancient-hebrew.org/7_lesson01.html

 


 

 

Hebrew Dictionary

 
1 ('ab) to 100 ('agmown)
101 ('aggan) to 200 ('ivveleth)
201 ('Owmar) to 300 ('Achiyshachar)
301 ('Achiyshar) to 400 ('okel)
401 ('Ukal) to 500 ('El`ale')
501 ('El`asah) to 600 ('anaph)
601 ('anaphah) to 700 ('Arubbowth)
701 ('Arbiy) to 800 ('eshshah)
801 ('ishshah) to 900 (bogdowth)
901 (bagowd) to 1000 (beytsah)
1001 (biyra') to 1100 (bliya`al)
1101 (balal) to 1200 (b`erah)
1201 (Ba`sha') to 1300 (baraq)
1301 (Baraq) to 1400 (gbar)
1401 (gibbar) to 1500 (gzelah)
1501 (gazam) to 1600 (ga`ah)
1601 (Go`ah) to 1700 (dibrah)
1701 (dibrah) to 1800 (dal)
1801 (dalag) to 1900 (haguwth)
1901 (hagiyg) to 2000 (hamam)
2001 (Haman) to 2100 (zuwb)
2101 (zowb) to 2200 (z`iq)
2201 (za`aq) to 2300 (chadad)
2301 (Chadad) to 2400 (chatta')
2401 (chata'ah) to 2500 (cheleph)
2501 (Cheleph) to 2600 (chinnam)
2601 (Chanam'el) to 2700 (Chatsarmaveth)
2701 (Chatsar Cuwcah) to 2800 (Charosheth)
2801 (charath) to 2900 (Towbiyah)
2901 (tavah) to 3000 (Yberekyahuw)
3001 (yabesh) to 3100 (Yow'el)
3101 (Yow'ash) to 3200 (Yakiyniy)
3201 (yakol) to 3300 (Ya`asiy'el)
3301 (Yiphdyah) to 3400 (Yriy'el)
3401 (yariyb) to 3500 (Yether)
3501 (Yithra') to 3600 (kiyr)
3601 (kiyshowr) to 3700 (kacaph)
3701 (keceph) to 3800 (kethem)
3801 (kthoneth) to 3900 (lchem)
3901 (lachem) to 4000 (mabown)
4001 (mbuwcah) to 4100 (mah)
4101 (mah) to 4200 (mezev)
4201 (mzuwzah) to 4300 (mtiyl)
4301 (matmown) to 4400 (mal'akuwth)
4401 (Mal`akiy) to 4500 (manowr)
4501 (mnowrah) to 4600 (ma`ak)
4601 (Ma`akah) to 4700 (mtseleth)
4701 (mitsnepheth) to 4800 (merchab)
4801 (merchaq) to 4900 (mashak)
4901 (meshek) to 5000 (na'veh)
5001 (na'am) to 5100 (nhamah)
5101 (nahaq) to 5200 (Ntophathiy)
5201 (natar) to 5300 (Nphuwshciym)
5301 (naphach) to 5400 (nasaq)
5401 (nashaq) to 5500 (cachah)
5501 (cchiy) to 5600 (cphiynah)
5601 (cappiyr) to 5700 (`Eglown)
5701 (`agam) to 5800 (`azab)
5801 (`izzabown) to 5900 (`Iyruw)
5901 (`Iyriy) to 6000 (`Amal)
6001 (`amel) to 6100 (`Etsyown)
6101 (`atsal) to 6200 (`Aro`eriy)
6201 (`araph) to 6300 (Pdah'el)
6301 (Pdahtsuwr) to 6400 (pelach)
6401 (Pilcha') to 6500 (para')
6501 (pere') to 6600 (pithgam)
6601 (pathah) to 6700 (Tsuwriy'el)
6701 (Tsuwriyshadday) to 6800 (tsana`)
6801 (tsanaph) to 6900 (qbuwrah)
6901 (qabal) to 7000 (qatar)
7001 (qtar) to 7100 (qetsach)
7101 (qatsiyn) to 7200 (ra'ah)
7201 (ra'ah) to 7300 (ruwd)
7301 (ravah) to 7400 (rakiyl)
7401 (rakak) to 7500 (riph'uwth)
7501 (Rpha'el) to 7600 (sha'anan)
7601 (sha'ac) to 7700 (shed)
7701 (shod) to 7800 (Shuwshan)
7801 (Shuwshankiy) to 7900 (sok)
7901 (shakab) to 8000 (shlam)
8001 (shlam) to 8100 (Shim`ath)
8101 (Shim`athiy) to 8200 (shphat)
8201 (shephet) to 8300 (sariyd)
8301 (Sariyd) to 8400 (tballul)
8401 (teben) to 8500 (tukkiy)
8501 (takak) to 8600 (tphowtsah)
8601 (tuphiyn) to 8674 ()