Begining Biblical Hebrew Book

Greg Jordan jordan at
Wed May 15 09:50:21 EDT 2002

I always recommend "Biblical Hebrew: A Text and Workbook" (Yale 1989) by
Bonnie Pedrotti Kittel.
It stands so far above any other introductory Hebrew book I have ever
seen, and it jumps straight into the most commonly used Biblical phrases.

Greg Jordan
University of South Florida
jordan at

On Mon, 13 May 2002, Doug Jordan wrote:

> Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 19:34:20 -0400
> From: Doug Jordan <dougj at>
> To: Biblical Hebrew <b-hebrew at>
> Subject: Begining Biblical Hebrew Book
> I am new to Biblical Hebrew and want to teach myself for the reason of
> understanding the scriptures.  I have learned the alphabet and I am now
> working on the vowels(vocalization).  What is the best begining book?
> Is it Basics of Biblical Hebrew or the book by Kelly or some other book?
> Your help would be appreciated.  I have tried Teach yourself Biblical
> Hebrew but it does not seem very good.
> Doug Jordan
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