Sadly, most students of biblical Hebrew quit their studies at the most crucial moment-the transition from language basics to biblical exegesis. But you can flourish early on and progress further if you learn from the outset to read and explain biblical texts effectively. In this comprehensive introductory textbook, Professor William Fullilove covers the basics of biblical Hebrew morphology and syntax while developing skills in the beginner that are typically reserved for more advanced students. Hebrew study becomes rapidly rewarding as you start to
Your studies are valuable. Stay engaged as you learn how to handle God's Word with depth, confidence, and robust exegesis.
William Fullilove (M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America) is Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in New York City, as well as an ordained pastor. He teaches Hebrew and Old Testament exegesis and has published on biblical and ancient languages and Old Testament and New Testament topics.
“This is the best teaching grammar of biblical Hebrew available today. It has no rival. . . . What sets this grammar apart is its exegetical focus, showing at every turn the relevance of the language for biblical interpretation. This is the ideal textbook for students in colleges and seminaries who are preparing for Christian ministry.”
—Scott C. Jones, Professor of Biblical Studies, Covenant College
“Here's the book I wish I had been given, and from which I wish I had been instructed, when I was a student of Hebrew.”
—Timothy Keller, Founding Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church
“Fullilove has found ways to make the language so accessible and yet filled with such accuracy that many who thought Hebrew was beyond their reach will find it readily and comfortably right at hand.”
—Walter C. Kaiser Jr., President Emeritus, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
“An outstanding introduction to the language for beginning students. . . . deftly incorporating insights gleaned from the latest research.”
—Ed Cook, Chairman of the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, The Catholic University of America
“Bill Fullilove’s mission is to make learning Biblical Hebrew as painless, productive, and pastorally relevant as it can be. . . . An invaluable resource. I highly recommend it.”
—James N. Anderson, Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary Global Campus
“Its combination of features will aid instructors in teaching their students and help students to sustain their motivation to study the language, two areas in which so many other grammars fail.”
—C. A. Strine, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow and Lecturer in Hebrew Bible, University of Sheffield