Most of the Bible's verses that occur in Aramaic are in Ezra and Nehemiah, a linguistic occurrence that developed as a result of Israel's exile in Babylon. Totaling 269 verses, Aramaic is key language students of the Old Testament will need to master.
Basics of Biblical Aramaic, Second Edition by Miles V. Van Pelt is designed for students who are already familiar with biblical Hebrew and now want to obtain a working knowledge of biblical Aramaic in a single semester. Thus, the grammar is designed for scholars or comparative linguistic analysis, but for all students who wish to faithfully study, teach, and preach the Old Testament.
Modeled on Miles Van Pelt's bestselling Basics of Biblical Hebrew, Basics of Biblical Aramaic, Second Edition includes:
In the second edition the grammar features: