Item description for A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament by William Gesenius, H. F. W. Gesenius & Francis Brown...
Overview Based on the seminal work in Hebrew lexicography, Gesenius' Thesaurus, this lexicon offers the reader short English definitions, and, in cases of uncertainty, the means of forming an independent judgment from the extant materials and the extra-biblical history of the words. Words are classified according to their stems and no pronunciations are supplied. The comprehensive appendix containing the Biblical Aramaic makes use of important Aramaic texts from Egypt, of the fifth century B.C. Based on the Lexicon of William Gesenius as translated by Edward Robinson Edited with constant reference to the Thesaurus of Gesenius as completed by E. Rodiger, and with authorized use of the latest German editions of Gesenius' "Handworterbuch uber das Alte Testament", by Francis Brown with the co-operation of S. R. Driver and Charles A. Briggs
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.49" Width: 6.75" Height: 2.31" Weight: 4 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 1952
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 0198643012 ISBN13 9780198643012
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A wonderful edition of a classic lexicon Mar 19, 2000
This is a great Hebrew lexicon with detailed entries with references to the other semitic languages such as Aramaic, Arabic, Syriac, and Ethiopic. In fact, it even has a biblical Aramaic lexicon as an appendix.
This Oxford edition is much nicer than the Hendrickson one.
Vital scripture study resource. Don't need to know Hebrew! Oct 21, 1998
Why a lexicon? "In the beginning was the WORD." Word usage is enormously helpful to Biblical understanding. H.W.F. Gesenius (mid 1800's) is acclaimed as the Noah Webster of Old Testament Hebrew lexicons (dictionary). He brings to the Old Testament a wonderful blend of Christian/Jewish background and insight. Be sure to note not only the word you are looking up, but also the words that surround it, for they too often lend very interesting and even uncanny insight (divine providence).