BMI: Hebrew First Steps + Reading 1
The BibleMesh Institute

BMI: Hebrew First Steps + Reading 1

In Hebrew Reading 1 you will learn Hebrew grammar and vocabulary as you translate Ruth and the narrative sections of Jonah. You will master Level 1 grammar topics and learn all vocabulary that appears in Jonah 1, 3–4 and Ruth.

At a Glance

  • Assigned proctor to guide you through the course and provide extra assignments
  • Access to all Level 1 text-based resources, audio recordings, videos, and assessment tools
  • Access to the BibleMesh Cerego vocabulary learning system for all words from Jonah 1, 3–4 and Ruth
  • $225 per month access to complete the course at your own pace

Advanced

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 1 you will learn Hebrew grammar and vocabulary as you translate Ruth and the narrative sections of Jonah. 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 1 grammatical concepts, learn all vocabulary that appears in Jonah 1, 3–4 and Ruth, and take an important step toward being able to confidently read the Old Testament as it was originally written.

The Hebrew First Steps course, which is a required prerequisite for Hebrew Reading 1, is included with the enrollment of Hebrew Reading 1.

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

Course Overview

You will learn vocabulary words that appear in Jonah 1, 3–4 and Ruth (about 450 words total) as well as key information about the following grammar topics:

  • Independent prepositions
  • Inseparable prepositions
  • Inseparable prepositions plus suffixes
  • Prepositions כ and מן plus suffixes
  • Conjunction
  • Definite article
  • Particles of entreaty
  • Definite direct object marker
  • Nouns (masc, fem, segholate and irregular)
  • Construct state (all forms)
  • Nouns (ms, mp, fs, fp, irregular) and suffixes
  • Adjectives (forms and uses)
  • Comparative and superlative
  • Demonstrative adjectives זה and אלה
  • Overview of Hebrew verb system
  • Wayyiqtol and w-qatalti
  • Qal strong verb (all forms; meaning and morphology)
  • Negative imperative
  • Relative pronoun and relative clause
  • Personal pronouns
  • Verbless clause


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. He is currently Fellow of Theology at New Saint Andrews in Moscow, Idaho.