Biblical Hebrew Exegesis
This course continues from the basics of Biblical Hebrew I and II. It introduces the technical skills and steps involved in the exegesis of the Hebrew Bible. Therefore, the student will be taught the foundation of exegesis, how to use and read BHS (Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia) and BHQ (Biblia Hebraica Quinta), including textual criticism. The student will also learn to do lexical studies, analyze syntax with the appropriate tools. Students will learn to apply these skills on a few texts of different genres: poetry: Ps 23; instruction: Prov 2; and others. Through these primary skills, the student will be guided how to exegete the texts and also explore possibilities of interpretations.
Old Course Code (2009-10 and before) : THE5214