Learn the Hebrew Alphabet. IntroductionBy Jeff A.
Benner Why Learn Hebrew? There are many reasons to learn Hebrew such as to read the Tenach (the Old Testament of the Bible written in Hebrew) in its original language or simply to learn how to pronounce Hebrew words such as those in Strong's Concordance without having to use the transliterations. Probably the most advantageous reason to learn Hebrew is the ability to understand the original author's words, rather than through the translator's opinion of the author's words. Learning the Hebrew language can be both fun and exciting.
Direction of Reading Unlike English which is read from left to right, Hebrew is read from right to left just as many other semitic languages such as Arabic. When sounding out a word it will be easier if you remember the Consonant (C) and Vowel (V) patterns. The Hebrew Alephbet English uses the word "Alphabet" which is the first two letters of the Greek Alphabet; Alpha and Beta. Modern and Ancient Hebrew The Hebrew Vowels The Lessons Audio. Hebrew for Christians - Learn Hebrew for FREE! Hebrew Language Sites.