Hebrew Voices #67 – Was the Last Supper a Passover Seder

Da Vinci's painting of the Last SupperIn this episode of Hebrew Voices, Was the Last Supper a Passover Seder, Nehemia Gordon and Professor Shaye Cohen of Harvard University give an overview of the Passover sacrifice from Biblical times up until the destruction of the Temple, and how it evolved into the modern-day Passover Seder. Then they use that as a foundation for looking at the nature of the Last Supper in the New Testament. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #66 – The Historical Pronunciation of Vav

Hebrew Voices with Nehemia Gordon - The Historical Pronunciation of VavIn Hebrew Voices, The Historical Pronunciation of Vav, Nehemia Gordon explains how we know the letter “vav” was historically pronounced as “v”, sets the record straight on the Arabic influence that introduced "w" into the Academic pronunciation of Hebrew, and brings the scribal proof that in the time of Ezekiel they pronounced God’s name as Yehovah. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #65 – Saving Faith

Hebrew Voices - Saving Faith with Nehemia Gordon and Dr. Mark AndrewsIn this episode of Hebrew Voices, Saving Faith, Nehemia Gordon talks with medical doctor and theologian Dr. Mark Andrews, who shares the incredible story of the message he received from God while cycling through a New Mexico cornfield, a message which ended up changing both his life and Nehemia’s. Find out how "Rabbi Google" is destroying people's faith and why a Karaite Jew "shared the gospel" with a lifelong Christian. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #64 – A Chinese Christian who Loves Israel

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, A Chinese Christian who Loves Israel, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Peter Wong of Hong Kong at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem. Peter explains how he came to know the God of Israel, why he built the greatest museum of Biblical artifacts in East Asia, and about his personal mission to spread love for Israel and the Jewish People among the Chinese. Peter gives us a fascinating glimpse at someone from a non-Western background who has come to understand the importance of the Torah and Hebrew Roots of his faith. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #63 – Reading the New Testament Through Jewish Eyes

Nehemia Gordon talking with Dr. Brad Young on Hebrew Voices about Reading the New Testament Through Jewish EyesIn this episode of Hebrew Voices, Reading the New Testament Through Jewish Eyes, Nehemia Gordon has the honor of speaking with one of the truly great scholars of the Hebrew and Jewish context of the New Testament. Dr. Brad Young of Oral Roberts University explains how people who believe in Yeshua of Nazareth can start to learn to read the New Testament through Jewish eyes by healing the painful wounds between Christians and Jews. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #62 – Reggie White and The Secret Vault

Reggie White looking at Aleppo Codex in the vault.In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Reggie White and the Secret Vault, I share my experiences teaching Biblical Hebrew to the late football Hall-of-Famer Reggie White. Join me as I share the story of how we got into the secret vault to see the actual pages of the Aleppo Codex, which he famously called the best day of his life, better than winning the Superbowl! Jackie wrote: “What an inspiration this man's faith continues to be to the world... and to me.” Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #47 – A Disastrous Misunderstanding of the Name Yehovah

In Hebrew Voices, A Disastrous Understanding of the Name Yehovah, Nehemia Gordon explains the meaning of Yehovah, the mistake people make thinking it has to do with “destruction”, and how Yahweh in Gnostic sources is the god of chaos. Listen to the short podcast, and then check out the detailed grammatical explanation below, of how we know Yehovah has nothing to do with the Hebrew word for “destruction”. Suzette wrote: "Forgive me, I was one of those people who knew just enough Hebrew to be dangerous… Thanks for the article!" Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #61 – 1,000 Manuscripts with Yehovah

1000 Manuscripts with YehovahIn this special episode of Hebrew Voices, 1,000 Manuscripts with Yehovah, Nehemia Gordon celebrates the incredible milestone of finding God's holy name with full vowels in over 1,000 Hebrew Bible manuscripts. Nehemia speaks with some of his team scouring Bible manuscripts in libraries around the world, as well as some of the people who have been key in spreading this vital information to Israel and the Nations. He also shares the exciting project he has planned next. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #15 – The Bible of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Rebroadcast)

A Dead Sea Scroll of Exodus in Paleo-Hebrew from Cav 4 at Qumran (4QpaleoExod-m).In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Bible of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Nehemia Gordon talks to Professor Emanuel Tov, the world’s foremost scholar on the Dead Sea Scrolls and author of the definitive “Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible.” Gordon and Tov’s discussion yields an enlightening mix of 101 material as well as fascinating (and accessible) post-doctoral details. Continue reading