Advances in the Study of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic

Benjamin J. Noonan

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Release date: 02/01/2020

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Advances in the Study of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic by Benjamin J. Noonan is an introduction to issues of interest in the current world of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic scholarship. A growing knowledge of the Semitic languages and the field of linguistics continues to enhance understanding of biblical Hebrew. Comprehension of these items directly affects the way we read the Hebrew Bible and is therefore invaluable for those interested in the Old Testament. This book fills a gap in the field of Biblical Hebrew linguistics and provides an accessible, comprehensive, up-to-date, and linguistically-informed investigation of the language.Topics addressed include:Linguistic theoriesLexical semantics and lexicographyVerbal stemsTense, mood, and aspect in the verbal systemRegister, dialect, and code-switchingDating of Biblical Hebrew textsDiscourse analysisTeaching and learning Biblical HebrewAdvances in the Study of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic provides an accessible introduction for students, pastors, professors, and commentators to understand these important issues.

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