Details for Old Testament Hebrew II

This unit builds on ANL401 to develop students' knowledge of Old Testament Hebrew and their ability to translate and exegete Hebrew texts.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ANL501
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Emma Austin


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Old Testament Hebrew II

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Demonstrate an intermediate working knowledge of biblical Hebrew, including:
  1.  recognise and translate frequent Hebrew vocabulary;
  2. analyse grammar and syntax of intermediate Hebrew sentences;
  3. recognize and translate participles, volitive verbs, infinitives;
  4. reproduce and translate verbs in Piel, Pual, Hiphil, Hophal, Hithpael verbal stems;
  5. identify and parse verbs in all stems using Dynamic Spatial Aspect, including commonly occurring weak roots
  1. Demonstrate an intermediate understanding of the syntax of biblical Hebrew evidenced in the ability to exegete more demanding texts
  2. Demonstrate confident use of lexical and analytical aids to study the Hebrew Old Testament
  3. Translate portions of the Hebrew Scriptures into contemporary English

This course may be offered in the following formats

This unit will include: face-to-face lectures, discussions, translation exercises and tutorial engagement. Students will require access to Moodle, which will facilitate delivery of online resources and roum discussion.

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)


Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Quizzes (30%)
  • Translation Assignments (30%)
  • Linguistic Essay (40%)

Prescribed Text

  • Fullilove, William. Introduction to Hebrew: A Guide for Learning and Using Biblical Hebrew. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing Company, 2017