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HEB315/HEB615:  Hebrew Reading 3
The BibleMesh Institute

HEB315/HEB615: Hebrew Reading 3

In Hebrew Reading 3 you will continue to learn Hebrew grammar and vocabulary by translating Genesis 37-41 and Deuteronomy 4–6. Building on what you have learned in Hebrew Reading 1 and 2, you will master Level 3 grammar topics and, upon completion, you will know all vocabulary that appears in Genesis 37–41 and Deuteronomy 4–6.

At a Glance

  • Assigned proctor to guide you through the course and provide extra assignments
  • Access to all Level 3 text-based resources, audio recordings, videos, and assessment tools
  • Access to the BibleMesh Cerego vocabulary learning system for all words from Genesis 37–41 and Deuteronomy 4–6
  • $250 per month access to complete the course at your own pace


10-12 hours per week (16 weeks total)

Only enroll in this course if you have applied to the BibleMesh Institute, been accepted and directed to take this course.

More Details

In Hebrew Reading 3 you will continue to learn Hebrew grammar and vocabulary by translating Genesis 37–41 and Deuteronomy 4–6. Accessing our online course at your own convenience, you will read text-based resources, watch instructional videos, listen to audio recordings, use our cutting-edge vocabulary building application, and engage our extensive assessment tools. Using this combination of learning methods, you will master Level 3 grammatical concepts and review Level 1 and 2 grammatical concepts. Level 3 also introduces you to some of the issues involved in the translation of the Biblical text, as well as introducing you, for the first time, to legal texts in Hebrew through the guided reading of Deuteronomy 4–6. You will learn all vocabulary that appears in Genesis 37–41 and Deuteronomy 4–6. Your guided reading of these Old Testament chapters will thus deepen your understanding of the structure and forms of Hebrew narrative.

Example Timeframe: 10–12 hrs/wk: complete in 16 weeks

Course Overview

You will learn vocabulary words that appear in Genesis 37–41 and Deuteronomy 4–6, review the content of Level 1 and 2, and learn key information about the following grammar topics:

  • Cardinal Numbers 1-10
  • Cardinal Numbers 11+
  • Ordinal Numbers
  • Adverbs
  • Qal Perfect/Qatal with Suffixes
  • Qal Imperfect/Yiqtol with Suffixes
  • Qal Imperative with Suffixes
  • Conditional Sentences

Weak Verbs:

  • Pe-Aleph Qal
  • Pe-Guttural Qal
  • Pe-Guttural Niphal
  • Pe-Guttural Hiphil and Hophal
  • Ayin-Guttural Qal and Niphal
  • Ayin-Guttural Piel, Pual and Hithpael
  • Ayin-Waw Qal
  • Stative Ayin-Waw Qal
  • Ayin-Waw Niphal
  • Ayin-Waw Hiphil and Hophal
  • Lamed-Guttural Qal and Niphal
  • Lamed-Guttural Piel, Pual and Hithpael
  • Lamed-Aleph Qal and Niphal
  • Lamed-Aleph Hiphil
  • Lamed-Aleph Piel and Hithpael


About the Technology

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Video Lecturers

Timothy Edwards
Dr. Timothy Edwards

Timothy Edwards taught Hebrew at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and has lectured at the University of Oxford, University of Bristol, and various Bible schools in central Europe. He completed his graduate studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Oxford. He is the author of Exegesis in the Targum of Psalms (Gorgias Press, 2007) amongst other publications.