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Unit Ten - The Qal Perfect (simple past tense)
I am the Aleph and the Tav, the First and the Last

A verb is a word used to describe an action or state of being. Hebrew is essentially a verbal language, since most of its words derive from verbal roots.



  • After studying this unit, you should be able to understand the basic grammar of the Qal ("light") verbal stem.



Introduction to Verbs


Qal Perfect - Strong Verbs


Qal Perfect - Stative Verbs


Qal Perfect - Weak Verbs


Qal Perfect - Geminate Verbs


Qal Perfect - Biconsonantals


Qal Perfect - Summary


Qal Perfect Paradigms

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