The final lesson in the Hebrew Nuggets series in which we learn the letter ז and the word na·ZIR.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 33: Gehenna
In this lesson we will learn one new letter, the Hebrew “g” sound, via the famous Hebrew word “Gehenna.”
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 32: Justice
In this lesson we will learn two new letters, the Hebrew “p” sound, including its “final” form, and the second of two Hebrew “t” sounds.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 31: Righteousness
The Hebrew word tse·da·KAH (“righteousness,” “salvation”) will teach us how to pronounce and write the letters צָדִי (tsa·DI) and קוֹף (kof).
The Significance of Jesus’ Words “Not One Jot or One Tittle Will Pass from the Law” (Matt. 5:18)
“Jot” and “tittle” are not everyday words in English. What do they mean and how should Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:18 be understood? Jerusalem Perspective‘s editor-in-chief, David Bivin, tackles these questions on behalf of a subscriber’s request for help.
Jehovah and PIPI
According to Jerome, those who were unfamiliar with Jewish customs tried to pronounce the Hebrew letters as if they were Greek letters. The result was quite a howler: they pronounced YHVH as PIPI!
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 28: Reading with Grace
In the twenty-seven lessons of the “Hebrew Nuggets” series, we have introduced fourteen Hebrew letters with the help of nine words. We will learn the remaining eight letters of the Hebrew alphabet by means of six more words. We begin the study of the word (ḤE·sed).
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 27: ta·NAK (Part 3)
Final part in the three part series on the portions of Tannak.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 25: ta·NAK (Part 1)
Part one of a three-part series on the abbreviation ta·NAK.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 23: Messiah (Part 1)
The word “messiah” arouses great emotion in the hearts of Jews and Christians alike. In Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 23, we examine the background of this Hebrew word. There is only one new letter for us to learn in the word מָשִׁיחַ (ma·SHI·aḥ, messiah). This is the letter ח (ḥet), the last letter of the word. ח (ḥet) is the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. As already mentioned, Hebrew letters also serve as numbers. Being the eighth letter of the alphabet, the numerical value of ḥet is 8.
Hebrew Nuggets: Transliteration System
JP uses a system which hopefully elicits from English readers a pronunciation that comes close to the Hebrew.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 17: vav (Part 1)
First of two part series on the Hebrew letter Vav.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 14: menorah (Part 3)
The third part of a three-part series on the word Menorah.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 13: menorah (Part 2)
Continuation from Lesson 12 on the Hebrew word Menorah.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 12: menorah (Part 1)
Menorah is one of the many Hebrew words that have entered the English language.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 10: Hallelujah (Part 2)
The Hebrew word ha·le·lu·YAH is used as the next object lesson in Hebrew Nuggets.
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 9: Hallelujah (Part 1)
The Hebrew word ha·le·lu·YAH is used as the next object The Hebrew word ha·le·lu·YAH is used as the next object lesson in Hebrew Nuggets
Hebrew Nuggets, Lesson 7: Abba (Part 3)
Abba is an Aramaic word meaning “the father.” This word was borrowed by Hebrew speakers and used in the sense of “Daddy.” In lesson seven, the word Abba is used to teach another Hebrew letter.
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