Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


1000 level

Course handbook


The course offers students a foundation for studies in the biblical Hebrew language. Students will learn the Hebrew alphabet and script and gain a familiarity with its basic paradigms and grammatical forms. They will learn the grammatical and technical terminology necessary to describe how the language operates. Students will develop a core basic vocabulary. By the end of the course students should be able to translate simple sentences to and from this language.

Students will be well placed to pursue further studies in Hebrew language in a second level course, as well as engage in greater depth in the other courses in scripture studies.


Not currently offered.

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO1001. Students who have successfully completed THEO1001 are not eligible to enrol in RELT1031.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate familiarity with basic Grammar and Syntax of biblical Hebrew;

2. Demonstrate knowledge of a basic Hebrew vocabulary;

3. Navigate dictionaries and concordances (books and computer programs);

4. Articulate the value of biblical Hebrew for an understanding of the text.


This course provides an introduction to the New Testament Greek language.


This course replaces THEO1001. If you have successfully completed THEO1001you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment items

Quiz: 10 x weekly online quizzes

Online Learning Activity: Major translation exercise

In Term Test: Examination: On-line