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GESENIUS'S HEBREW CHALDEE LEXICON,TREGELLES,1901 WILEY. GESENIUS'S HEBREW AND CHALDEE LEXICON TO THE OLD TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES. TRANSLATED, WITH ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS FROM THE AUTHOR'S THESAURUS AND OTHER WORKS, BY SAMUEL PRIDEAUX TREGELLES. SIXTH THOUSAND NEW YORK: JOHN WILEY SONS, LONDON; CHAPMAN HALL, LTD. 1901. FIRST EDITION DCCCLXXVI=884 PAGES(double column pages) 35 PAGE INDEX TITLE PAGE VERSO: BRAUNWORTH, MUNN BARBER, PRINTERS AND BINDERS, BROOKLYN, N.Y. The interior is very clean without marks or tears. A few spots of foxing are present on the endpages and edges. Pages are intact. No markings. General wear. Language: Hebrew English; Hebrew and Chaldee language of the Old Testament. Allows the Bible student without a knowledge of Hebrew to use this classic work to find the precise meaning and connotations of the Hebrew or Aramaic word behind the English word being studied. Necessary reference work for serious students of the Torah and Biblical Hebrew. From the Latin of William Gesenius. PREFACE PAGES INCLUDE: "A COMPARATIVE TABLE OF ANCIENT ALPHABETS" AND "TABLE OF ALPHABETS (ARABIC, ETHIOPIC, ARMENIAN, COPTIC, GREEK, GERMAN); AND AUTHOR PREFACE (February 24th, 1846) and To The Student (Plymouth, Feb. 24th, 1857) Text is clean and well bound. Pages clean, good condition. NO DUSTJACKET HAS THEOLOGY SEMINARY LIBRARY STAMP ON TITLE PAGE. HAS A SMALL STAMP ON INSIDE FRONT COVER: 1517-1917 QUADRICENTENNIAL OF THE REFORMATION with picture of Martin Luther nailing his document to the church door (doesn't look like a postage stamp or bookplate). Book Condition: Very Good for its age-110 years! Nice solid, clean, odor-free book. No marks. MAROON cloth WITH LEATHER ( I think) CORNER TIPS AND STRIP ALONG THE SPINE. Lacking leather spine strip. SPINE STRIP IS MISSING which has compromised the covers and hinges. SEE PHOTO. Actually, this would be a good project for a bookbinder. Good with no dust jacket; binding tight but front hinge is separating but all pages intact. Cloth. Clean tight contents. Pages well-bound, clean and supple. Wear to spine edges and corners. Book is clean and binding is sound. Solid binding. Exterior edgewear/bumping.Volume is tight. BOOK CONDITION: The book covers have shelf wear. The book's condition, in my opinion, is good, with mostly sound covers and tight binding. The text is reasonably clean. A very readable and economical early or first edition. Original Cloth. Tight and clean inside. Good cloth hardcover. REVIEWS: Required for Scholars and Laypersons alike!, October 12, 1998-Reviewer: A reader Cut your eye teeth on this primary book for anyone wishing to study the Scriptures in Hebrew. Easily becomes your main Lexicon for research. Excellent for beginners and advanced students. Vital scripture study resource. Don't need to know Hebrew., October 21, 1998-Reviewer: A reader Why a lexicon? "In the beginning was the WORD." Word usage is enormously helpful to Biblical understanding. H.W.F. Gesenius (mid 1800's) is acclaimed as the Noah Webster of Old Testament Hebrew lexicons (dictionary). He brings to the Old Testament a wonderful blend of Christian/Jewish background and insight. Be sure to note not only the word you are looking up, but also the words that surround it, for they too often lend very interesting and even uncanny insight (divine providence). See also Spiros Zodhiates' "The Complete Word Study Dictionary: New Testament." e.g. Word 2000 in Zod.: "dangerous, near to falling." Word 2000 in Ges.: "utter destruction." Commentary on Y2K? GREAT BOOK TO ADD TO YOUR VINTAGE HEBREW-ENGLISH LEXICON LIBRARY.