The Book of Ruth
J. Steven Babbit
Hebrew Language Study, Biblical language, Hebrew,
Book of Ruth (in Living Color) is the first
full-color, Biblical Hebrew-English translation of its kind!
Hebrew in Living Color series uses a colorized system that shows
each Hebrew word part in separate colors, with corresponding colors
for each English word in the translation. Author, J. Steven
Babbit, first developed this colorized system to aid his high school
algebra students who struggled to understand the various parts of
Hebrew in Living Color ™
series is designed to help beginning and intermediate Hebrew
language students read Biblical Hebrew with ease and understanding.
words are built around a word stem (or root). The
3-letter root is called
(plural form is
shoresh forms the word root
of most Biblical Hebrew words, but numerous pre-fixes and suffixes
often make it difficult for students of Hebrew to comprehend how the
word is formed and translated. With Hebrew in Living Color, no
longer is this a problem.
Each part of speech is colorized, as is the
corresponding English translation which follows the Hebrew down the
page, line by line. Irregular verbs which drop one or two of
the shoresh letters are explained right on the the page where they
first appear. Forget having to dig through multiple resource
books to ascertain the meaning of an unfamiliar Hebrew word or
expression. With Hebrew in Living Color, everything you need
is right here at your fingertips.
The Book of Ruth (in Living Color) is designed
to be used in conjunction with other other existing Hebrew language
study tools (these materials are published by other authors). The following
outside resources are highly recommended:
The First Hebrew Primer, 3rd Edition, ©
1992, by Ethelyn Simon, Linda Motzkin, and Irene Resnikoff.
This excellent text book for beginning and intermediate Biblical
Hebrew study also has a workbook and a teacher's guide with answers
to the workbook available for purchase. In addition, within
The First Hebrew Primer, students are guided through a
simplified Biblical Hebrew version of the Book of Ruth.
The Book of Ruth by Word by Word (TES), audio
CD for the computer. This computer disc allows the user to see
every Hebrew word of The Book of Ruth, with word-by-word English
translation and audio pronunciation, all available with just one
Using The Book of Ruth (in Living Color),
The First Hebrew Primer and the TES computer audio version of
Book of Ruth, an intermediate student of Hebrew could read this
book of the Bible in Hebrew with little or no other resources.
Readers would learn the parts of Hebrew words (shoreshim, prefixes,
suffixes and vocabulary words are shown in Ruth in Living Color),
learn the applicable Hebrew grammar (from The First Hebrew Primer),
plus be able to hear the words properly pronounced using the TES
audio version. Lastly, complicated sections of Ruth in
Living Color have footnoted references to The First Hebrew
Primer where students can find addition grammatical help for
Whether you are
a skilled reader of Biblical Hebrew or a novice student unfamiliar
with the Hebrew language, with the Hebrew in Living Color series, you will easily be able to learn and understand
Biblical Hebrew. This revolutionary colorized Hebrew and
English translation system has been used by the author himself to
teach adult Hebrew classes, and it works!
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Unlocking the Ancient Hebrew Alphabet Code
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Look for Genesis in Living Color - coming soon (late
2010 or early 2011)!