Category Archives: Hebrew Vocabulary and Memory Retention

Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary by Conceptual Categories: A Student’s Guide to Nouns in the Old Testament

is an innovative study reference intended for both introductory and advanced students of the Hebrew language to help them understand and remember vocabulary based on logical categories of related words. Since our minds acquire and recall language by making associations between related words it is only natural that we would study language in this way. […]

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Dead Sea and Salt in Hebrew – ים המלח

In Hebrew, the “Dead Sea” is not dead! ים המלח is a construct chain that means “sea of the salt”. It appears  a couple of times in the Hebrew Bible: Genesis 14:3 – כָּל-אֵלֶּה חָבְרוּ אֶל-עֵמֶק הַשִּׂדִּים הוּא יָם הַמֶּלַח, Numbers 34:12 – וְיָרַד הַגְּבוּל הַיַּרְדֵּנָה וְהָיוּ תוֹצְאֹתָיו יָם הַמֶּלַח זֹאת תִּהְיֶה לָכֶם הָאָרֶץ לִגְבֻלֹתֶיהָ […]

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CardDia Flashcards: Biblical Hebrew Alphabet

CardDia Flashcards: Biblical Hebrew Alphabet 52 flash cards collect all Biblical Hebrew alphabets including consonants and vowels, consonant letters also include Dagesh and final form. One side displays a letter, the other side displays its English name, name in Hebrew, sound in IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), pronunciation, Numerical value, as well as its stroke-order. This […]

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Hebrew Exodus 12 – Text and Narration

Hebrew Text and Narration – Exodus 12 The narration is easy to follow and extra slow. Exodus 12 speaks about the preparations for the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. Pessach Vocabulary and key words in English translation at the end.

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Basic Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary

The 30 videos below contain basic biblical Hebrew words (about 500) and correspond to the 30 units of eTeacher’s Biblical Hebrew Course A Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6 Unit 7 Unit 8 Unit 9 Unit 10 Unit 11 Unit 12 Unit 13 Unit 14 Unit 15 Unit 16 […]

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Mnemonics

Memrise is an online learning tool with courses created by its community. The courses use flashcards augmented with mnemonics (a learning technique that aids information retention). Learn your vocabulary words with the help of images, word plays, etc. Choose here from a number of Biblical Hebrew Courses by the Memrise Community e.g. Biblical Hebrew A […]

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Flashcards

One way to learn Hebrew vocabulary is by using flashcards. If you are studying biblical Hebrew at eTeacher, online flashcards are available online for the different courses offered. Biblical Hebrew Course A at Quizlet and Ankiweb*. (These flashcards present basic bH vocabulary and will also be helpful to students who study within another framework.) Biblical […]

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