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Call Numbers for Biblical Languages
Hebrew dictionaries and grammar books
Greek dictionaries and grammar books
This software is available on a public computer in the Maly Library.
Software for bible study, research, and exegesis. BibleWorks includes Hebrew and Greek Scripture plus Bible translations in many languages.
Ask a librarian for the BibleWorks manual or for assistance using this software.
Fonts for Biblical Languages
If you need to download Hebrew and/or Greek fonts, the following online sources are available:
Help with Biblical Languages
These books are available in the reference area of Maly Library. For some titles, a circulating copy is also available.
Hebrew Pronunciation Guide - Aleph Bet
Use this guide to help with pronunciation of the Hebrew alphabet.
Hebrew Alphabet Chart
From the Ancient Hebrew Research Center website.
Hebrew Language Resources
Omniglot links to Hebrew language resources
Hebrew Lexica and Grammars
The Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) has curated a list of Hebrew lexica and grammars available freely online. The links will take you to the OADTL catalog. Once there click on the View eBook button to gain access to the materials.
Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project
A work-in-process dictionary of the Aramaic language created by an international team of scholars in 1986, currently headquartered at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. This major scholarly reference work covers all dialects and periods of ancient Aramaic, one of the principal languages of antiquity, with a literature of central importance for history and civilization, and especially for the Jewish and Christian religions.
Greek Patristic Lexicon
An online version of G.W.H. Lampe's A Greek Patristic Lexicon, published by Oxford University Press.
Online Greek Bible: Greek New Testament Resources
Use this website to download a bible verse in Greek. Hover over the Greek words to view definitions or explanations of each term.
Greek Lexica and Grammars
The Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) has curated a list of Greek lexica and grammars available freely online. The links will take you to the OADTL catalog. Once there click on the View eBook button to gain access to the materials.
Transparent Languages (TL) is available from the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library (CHPL).
TL provides language learning courses for 110+ languages, including Latin, Spanish, and modern Greek and Hebrew. Complete traditional units and lessons or choose to focus on individual skills such as listening or writing. TL tracks progress and allows you to print certificates or transcripts of your coursework.
You will need a CHPL library card to access Mango. Sign up for one at any local branch or at cincinnatilibrary.org.