Hebrew is God’s heart language—the mother tongue of the Scriptures Jesus read. Hebrew is also an extremely rich, poetic language that looks at the world in very different ways than English.
Some ideas simply don’t travel well across languages and time. In order to taste the true breadth of expression of the Bible’s ancient words, you have to travel back mentally to their original Middle Eastern setting.
What can we learn?
Links for Further Study:
If you’re truly inspired to keep learning Hebrew, you should consider taking a course from the Biblical Language Center. Their innovative program is unique and extremely effective.
Listening to the Language of the Bible. This is a guide for discovering the richness of the Scriptures in their Hebraic setting. Published by the En-Gedi Resource Center, it’s available in the online bookstore.