Third Edition. This is the newest edition of a very popular manual which is used in classrooms around the world to assist students learning to read the Hebrew Bible. It contains a simple and straightforward discussion of the masoretes, the masoretic tradition, the critical apparatus of BHS, the Masora, the accents, unusual letters and other markings. The third edition contains an index. Also bound in this volume is Dr. H. P. Rüger’s An English Key to the Latin Words and Abbreviations and the Symbols of Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia.