Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, 2 volume set Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-9004124455 ISBN-10: 9004124454 Edition: Stg

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from Collectible from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$268.42 $236.13

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 2094 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers; Stg edition (January 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004124454
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004124455
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.5 x 4.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #86,961 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

'...includes a large amount of valuable new material, and it is the most up-to-date, and in several ways the best, modern lexicon of the Old Testament in Hebrew.' J.A. Emerton, Vetus Testamentum. '...a mine of extremely fruitful and reliable information...excellent...we recommend it to all serious exegetes.' John M. Bauchet, Scripture Bulletin. '...will remain an indispensable standard work of reference for decades to come.' Walter W. Muller, Mundus. 'The dictionary in this new form will have a very good future...' Professor James Barr, The Divinity School, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee '...an extremely attractively produced and easy to use lexicon, which will be essential for all students of Hebrew and which will greatly assist them in their reading of the Old Testament.' The Expository Times. '...KB remains the lexicon of choice and this less expensive edition is a welcome feature.' Richard S. Hess, Themelios.

Language Notes

Text: English, Hebrew (translation)
Original Language: German, Hebrew --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 4 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

49 of 50 people found the following review helpful By Frederic C Putnam on February 12, 2003
Format: Hardcover
The best English lexicon of biblical Hebrew & Aramaic, KBL is also easier to use than the classic BDB. Words are listed alphabetically, rather than grouped by root, with cross-references to other words from the same root (no more trying to figure out a noun's putative "verbal root"). Akkadian tends to dominate the etymological information, rather than Arabic), along with Ugaritic. Glosses tend to be traditional, although references within the articles and the extensive supplementary bibliography (84 pages; alphabetically by author) allow you to find narrative lexical discussions. The Aramaic section is outstanding, with citations ranging far beyond biblical Aramaic. Although some might be tempted to begin with an "intermediate" lexicon such as Holladay, KBL's layout, clarity, and wealth of information makes this appropriate for both beginning students, pastors, teachers, and other scholars.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By AJ on March 3, 2006
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This lexicon should be in the library of anyone seeking to understand the deeper meanings of Hebrew words in Tanach. No one text stands alone in that regard; however, it is felt that Koehler - Baumgartner is indispensable for any serious student of Biblical Hebrew, and everyone is a student of this wonderful language. The 2-volume unabridged study edition is affordable and is more space efficient on the shelf. Buy this one with confidence.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Ben J. Welch III on August 12, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Everything you ever wanted to know about biblical Hebrew words but were afraid to ask! This two volume set is only for those who want to conduct a detailed etymological study of the Hebrew language.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lorie Jacobs on May 11, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I love my HAL! It was in great shape when delivered, practically brand new! And, so reasonably priced. You saved a seminary student some cash and I am grateful. I've been getting a lot of use out of it! Thanks very much for the timely delivery. I needed it sooner than later and you came through!!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Search
ARRAY(0xa5439a44)