Genesis 1:3-5 Activity

Here’s what you learned in Genesis 1:3-5. Try to remember what the prefixes, suffixes, and root words listed in the notes below mean. Go back and look at the meanings if you can’t remember. You learned the prefixes; כ (ka) and ל (la). These sounds in front of a word is an indication that the phrase might begin with a prefix. We learned 12 new Hebrew words; אמר, אור, כי,…

January 28, 2020
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Genesis 1:3-5

Read the table from right to left starting at verse 3 and see if you recognize any words, fixes, or structural concepts from the previous verses. Do you remember their significance or what they mean?  ויאמר pronounced “WaYAmar”. It is a three-part phrase; ו+י+אמר, and he said. The base root “Amar” is a verb meaning to say. The prefix (י) is translated he will do; however, the presence of the…

January 28, 2020
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Genesis 1:2 Activity

Here’s what you learned in Genesis 1:2. You learned the common prefixes; ת (ta) and מ (ma). These sounds in front of a word is an indication that a phrase may begin with one of these prefixes. You learned the common suffixes; ת(t), ה(uh), י(ee), and ם (m). Words ending with these sounds may be suffixes. We learned 11 new Hebrew words; חשך, על, פנ, הי, תהו, הו, תהום, הום,…

January 13, 2019
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Genesis 1:2

Read the table from right to left starting at verse 2 and see if you recognize any words, fixes, or structural concepts from the previous verse. Do you remember their significance or what they mean?  והארץ is pronounced “WaHaErets” a three-part phrase; ו+ה+ארץ, and the Earth. היתה, pronounced “Hiyeetah”or “Hi-tah”. It is a three-part phrase; הי+ת+ה, her existence. The ת suffix makes the th/t sound. It acts in the same…

January 13, 2019
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Genesis 1:1 Activity

Here’s what you learned in Genesis 1. You learned the most common prefixes ב (ba), ה (ha), and ו (wa). These sounds in front of a word is an indication that a phrase beginning with a prefix is being spoken. You learned the most common suffix; ים (eem). A word ending with the ‘eem’ sound is more than likely suffixed to make a word plural or greater or to modify…

January 13, 2019
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Day 1 | Genesis 1:1

 Read the table from right to left starting at verse 1. בראשית, pronounced “Baresheet” is a phrase composed of three parts ב + ראש + ית, in heading. The ב is a prefix meaning “in” and makes the “ba” or “be” sound. ראש is a base word meaning head, pronounced “Raesh” or simply “Resh” The suffix, ית is what is called a diminutive, meaning it reduces the weight, size, or…

January 12, 2019
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