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Title: The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, Volume The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament
Subtitle: Volumes 1-5: 'Aleph - ḥeth; ṭēth - ‘Ayin; Pē - Śin; Šin - Taw; Aramaic Lexicon and Extensive Bibliography
Written By: L. Koehler
J.J. Stamm
URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=10&pid=9432
Description:

The first volume of the English version of this classic reference tool for
Bible scholars was published in 1994, and the subsequent publication of the
other volumes has made it the standard modern English dictionary for
Biblical Hebrew. It is based on the third edition of the Lexicon of Ludwig
Koehler and Walter Baumgartner, which has been widely acclaimed as the most
up-to-date complete dictionary for the Old Testament and related literature.

This complete and unabridged translation has been prepared by Richardson
with the co-operation of an international team of Hebrew and Old Testament
scholars. Some slight modifications have been introduced to make it more
useful to readers in the English speaking world.

The appearance of this fifth and final volume means that the complete
vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible, including those parts of books which are
written in Aramaic, is now available. By extension it also includes those
variants from the different textual traditions (Oriental, Samaritan,
Septuagint, Ben Sira, Qumran, etc.), as well as parallel expressions in
other ancient non-Biblical documents.

It combines scholarly thoroughness with easy accessibility, and so the
dictionary meets the needs of a wide range of users. The enormous advances
that have taken place in the field of Semitic linguistics since the days of
the older dictionaries of Classical Hebrew are here well documented and
assessed, as well as the often detailed discussions in modern Bible
commentaries of words where the meaning is particularly difficult. But the
alphabetical ordering of entries rather than the traditional arrangement of
words according to their roots maintains a user friendly face, which is
particularly helpful to the beginning student, and will also save the
advanced user much time.

Included in this last volume is an extensive bibliography to cover all the
secondary sources to which the original authors made reference. It is hoped
that this will be particularly useful, especially when used in combination
with CD-Rom version of the Dictionary.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Hebrew, Ancient
Aramaic, Official

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004119566
ISBN-13: 9789004119567
Pages: 5 volumes
Prices: U.S. $ 788
Europe EURO 583