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 +'''Biblical Hebrew''', also called '''Classical Hebrew''', is the [[archaic]] form of the [[Hebrew languages|Hebrew language]] in which the [[Hebrew Bible]] and various [[Israelites|Israelite]] inscriptions were written.
-The [[Bible]] has been [[translation|translated]] into [[Bible translations by language|many languages]] from the [[biblical languages]] of [[Biblical Hebrew|Hebrew]], [[Biblical Aramaic|Aramaic]] and [[Koine Greek|Greek]].+It is not spoken in its pure form today, although it is often studied by [[Jew]]s, [[Christian theology|Christian theologians]], [[linguistics|linguists]], and Israeli [[archeology|archaeologists]] to help them gain a deeper understanding of the Hebrew Bible and [[Semitic languages|Semitic philology]]. Classical Hebrew is also generally taught in public schools in [[Israel]].
-The Latin [[Vulgate]] was dominant in Christianity through the Middle Ages. Since then, the Bible has been translated into [[Bible translations by language|many more languages]]. [[English Bible translations]] in particular have a rich and varied history of more than a millennium.+Biblical Hebrew and modern Hebrew differ with respect to grammar, vocabulary, and phonology. Although Modern and Biblical Hebrew's grammatical rules often differ, Biblical Hebrew is sometimes used in Modern Hebrew literature, much as archaic and Biblical constructions are used in Modern English literature.
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Biblical Hebrew, also called Classical Hebrew, is the archaic form of the Hebrew language in which the Hebrew Bible and various Israelite inscriptions were written.

It is not spoken in its pure form today, although it is often studied by Jews, Christian theologians, linguists, and Israeli archaeologists to help them gain a deeper understanding of the Hebrew Bible and Semitic philology. Classical Hebrew is also generally taught in public schools in Israel.

Biblical Hebrew and modern Hebrew differ with respect to grammar, vocabulary, and phonology. Although Modern and Biblical Hebrew's grammatical rules often differ, Biblical Hebrew is sometimes used in Modern Hebrew literature, much as archaic and Biblical constructions are used in Modern English literature.




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