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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (Biblical Hebrew 202)


Versions 1 and 2: Varies; self-study format. 

Various; distance learning format.

Version 1: October 2010 - July 2021. Version 2: August 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate basic understanding of Biblical Hebrew; conjugate common verbs (regular and irregular) in the past, present, and future tenses; correctly add direct-object suffixes to verbs; identify common nouns and correctly add suffixes indicating possession to nouns; identify many prepositions; pronouns; interrogatives; adjectives; adverbs; and explain how the Hebrew language handles numbers; translate simple Hebrew Biblical texts; and have limited proficiency in translating simple English sentences to Biblical Hebrew. Version 2: Same as Version 1.


Version 1: The final examination assesses students' ability in Intermediate Biblical Hebrew. Topics include: irregular nouns and verbs; present tense; verb forms; completed present tense; and numbers. Version 2: In version two, all of the topics covered in version one are covered.  In addition, there are additional reading assignments covering topics including further exploration into conjugation of common and complex verbs; the ability to identify less common nouns and identify their tense and gender; identify more pronouns, adjectives and adverbs; use of these forms in the original Biblical Hebrew and learn to identify them and further apply them.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (2/11) (3/16 revalidation)..Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (8/21 revalidation).