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cover Hebrew Tutor: Learn Biblical Hebrew with Your Own Personal, Interactive Tutor
by Parsons Technology

Like a teach yourself book but with pronunciation sound files and self-correcting tests, this instant feedback makes learning much easier. The advantage is that one learns better faster, the main downside is the accent which is American with the stresses often in the wrong place. I know of nothing better for learning biblical Hebrew if you cannot attend a class.

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Mansoor's grammar books:

I use this two book Hebrew course with my classes now. I tried several others over the years, but Mansoor gets students using the Bible quickly, and includes about enough complexity without being too much for beginners. These are not reference grammars for experts, they are a good way to learn Hebrew.

Biblical Hebrew : Step-By-Step
by Menahem Mansoor

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Biblical Hebrew Step by Step : Readings from the Book of Genesis
by Menahem Mansoor

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by Menahem Mansoor

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The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon : With an Appendix Containing the Biblical Aramaic : Coded With the Numbering System from Strong's
by Francis Brown, S. Driver, C. Briggs

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Hardcover Reprint edition (June 1996) This reprint contains the full text of the Oxford edition of this standard (though now old) lexicon, with additions and corrections included in the body. As a bonus it links to an index and to the Strong's numbering system. Both features that make it easier to use (especially for beginners).

A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament : Based upon the Lexical Work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner
by William Lee Holladay

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Hardcover (December 1972)

Holladay's is a cut down version of the best newer lexicon to be completed. Though it is itself now dated, some students and teachers prefer it to BDB. Being shorter it is also probably a little easier to use.