This week, we’re looking at the revival of the Hebrew language. While the Bible and some religious texts were written in ancient Hebrew, it hadn’t been spoken in daily life for centuries.
A good number of their children spoke the language of Ashdod and the language of those various peoples, and did not know how to speak Judean. Nechemya (Nehemiah) 13:24 ּובְ נֵיהֶ ם חֲ צִ י מְ דַ בֵ ר אַ ׁשְ ּדֹודִ ית וְ אֵ ינָם מַ כ ִ ירִ ים לְ דַ בֵ ר יְהּודִ… Read more »
Tzefanya describes a future in which all the nations of the world will have “pure speech.” Many commentators explain that in the end of days the whole world will speak Hebrew. Today, the ancient language of Hebrew has been revitalized into the living language of the nation of Israel. Hebrew is also now being studied by millions of non-Jews eager to read the Bible in its purest form.