1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
1 of THEO2705, THEO2702
Enrolment not permitted
1 of THEO3702, THEO8705 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic builds on preliminary biblical Hebrew studies by increasing the scope of Hebrew scripture to be translated and by a more detailed examination of the structure of the language. A wider range of lexicographical aids is introduced with an increased knowledge of grammar and syntax of the Hebrew language.
Educational aims
In this topic students will:

  • increase their skills in and knowledge of Biblical Hebrew
  • develop their skills in dealing with grammatical and syntactical knowledge
  • develop their skills in dealing translation as a basis for exegesis of the text

Expected learning outcomes
By the end of the topic students will be able to:

  • translate selected Hebrew texts, with the assistance of dictionaries
  • employ critical apparatus in the BHS edition of the text
  • develop skills in exegesis of the Hebrew Scriptures