Here are some tools we found helpful in learning Biblical Hebrew.



Hebrew prayers transliterated with English subtitles.

Shema Yisrael (Hear O Israel)
[Beginning of traditional three paragraph Shema prayer.]

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 HEAR, O ISRAEL: THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE. And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

Mark 12:28-30 And one of the scribes came, and heard them questioning together. Seeing that he had answered them well, asked him, "Which commandment is the greatest of all?" Yeshua answered, "The first is, 'Hear, Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one: you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.'


Hamotzi (Blessing over Bread)


Birkat Hamazon (Blessing after Meals)
[Beginning of traditional prayer.]

Deuteronomy 8:10 And thou shalt eat and be satisfied, and bless the LORD thy God for the good land which He hath given thee.


Birkat Cohanim (Priestly Blessing)

Numbers 6:22-26 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying: 'Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying: On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel; ye shall say unto them: The LORD bless thee, and keep thee; The LORD make His face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee; The LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.


Ma Tovu (How Goodly) - Paul Wilbur
[Beginning of traditional prayer recited upon entering a place of worship.]



The following items can be bought at Amazon:

1. Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew (Small introductory book.)

2. The First Hebrew Primer: The Adult Beginner's Path to Biblical Hebrew, Third Edition

3. Answer Book for The First Hebrew Primer (Can't use the Primer without this.)

4. Companion to the First Hebrew Primer (Hard to learn a language without hearing the words spoken.)




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