The JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh

 If you're looking for a nicely formatted and carefully edited Hebrew-English Bible, I very much recommend the JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh (published in 2000).  I like to have a Hebrew Bible that gives some "helps" for reading, and I'm finding this one to be a good fit for me.  I tried the Reader's Hebrew Bible, but… Continue reading The JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh

Three Excellent (Lesser-Known?) Logos Resources

 I've been using Logos Bible software for around two years now, and I keep finding various jewels in my collection.  Although I could list a few more, here are three that I recently began using quite a bit.  These are three resources I've come to value and appreciate for my studies in Scripture.  I hadn't heard… Continue reading Three Excellent (Lesser-Known?) Logos Resources

A Brief History of Hebrew Vowels

Ever wonder how the transcribing/copying of the Hebrew Bible developed over time?  Mark Futato has a helpful summary: 1) During the original phase, Hebrew was written without any vowels indicated in the script.  The letters qdoc could have meant ‘righteousness,’ ‘his righteousness,’ they are righteous,’ etc.  This phase was before King David, ca. 1,400 B.C.… Continue reading A Brief History of Hebrew Vowels

Logos (5.2a) Reformed Platinum Package: A Review

I have to be honest; three months ago I didn’t know anything about Logos Bible software. I had been using the basic BibleWorks 6 package since 2004 solely for the purpose of helping me translate texts for preaching and teaching. So when the Logos Reformed team contacted me to do a review, I was happy… Continue reading Logos (5.2a) Reformed Platinum Package: A Review

OT Hebrew Literary Structure

This is an oustanding resource: David Dorsey, The Literary Structure of the OT (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1999). It is a literary commentary on the OT.  Dorsey breaks down many sections of the OT into literary outlines, which helps the OT student see the narrative/literary "shape" of many OT stories and sections. The first few chapters… Continue reading OT Hebrew Literary Structure