Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


On Hebrew

©Robert I. Binnick, 2002-6

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Adams, William James Jr. 1975. "Determining the Functions of Biblical Hebrew Verb Forms by a Statistical Sampling of Verbs." Hebrew Computational Linguistics 9.E1-E17.

Al-Dobaian, Abdullah. 2003. "Semitic Causatives and Inchoatives: Their Implication To the Syntax-Morphology Interface and Aspectuality." PhD dissertation.

Arad, Maya. 1998. "Are Unaccusatives Aspectually Characterized? (and Other Related Questions)." MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 32.1-20.

Baayen, R. Harald. 1997. "The Pragmatics of the ‘tenses’ in Biblical Hebrew." Studies in Language 21.245-85.

Bar, Tali. 2001. "Expression of Temporality, Modality and Perfectivity in Contemporary Hebrew Conditionals as Compared with Non-Conditionals." 91.49-83.

_____. 2005. If: Conditional Sentences in Contemporary Hebrew. Structure, Meaning, and Usage of Tenses. München: Lincom Europa.

Barnes, O. L. 1965. A New Approach To the Problem of the Hebrew Tenses and Its Solution Without Recourse To Waw-Consecutive: Illustrated by New Translations of Various O. T. Passages with an Analysis of Each Verb. Oxford: J. Thornton and Son.

Bentinck, Julie. 1995. "A Comparison of Certain Discourse Features in Biblical Hebrew and Nyaboa and Their Implications For the Translation Process." Journal of Translation and Textlinguistics 7.25-47.

Bergen, Robert Dale. 1987. "Varieties and Functions of Hebrew Waw-Plus-Subject-Plus-Perfect Sentence Constructions in the Narrative Framework of the Pentateuch." PhD dissertation.

Berman, Ruth A. 1980. "On the Category of Auxiliary in Modern Hebrew." Hebrew Annual Review 4.15-37.

_____. 1983. "Establishing a Schema: Children's Construals of Verb-Tense Marking." Language Sciences 5.61-78.

Berman, Ruth A. and Esther Dromi. 1984. "On Marking Time Without Aspect in Child Language." Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 23.23-32.

Blake, Frank R. 1944. "The Hebrew Waw Conversive." Journal of Biblical Literature 63.271-95.

_____. 1951. A Resurvey of Hebrew Tenses, with an Appendix: Hebrew Influence on Biblical Aramaic . Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum.

Bolozky, Shmuel. 1980. "On the Autonomy of the Tense Paradigm: the Modern Hebrew Evidence." Lingua 51.115-23.

Burney, C. F. 1919. "A Fresh Examination of the Current Theory of the Hebrew Tenses." Journal of Theological Studies 20.200-14.

Cole, Peter. 1974. "Hebrew Tense and the Performative Analysis." Proceedings of the Regional Meeting, Chicago Linguistic Society 10.41-51.

Creason, Stuart Alan. 1996. "Semantic Classes of Hebrew Verbs: a Study of Aktionsart in the Hebrew Verbal System." University of Chicago PhD dissertation.

Crim, Keith R. 1973. "Hebrew Direct Discourse as a Translation Problem." The Bible Translator.

De Caen, Vince. 2000. "The Invention of Hebrew Tenselessness, Berlin 1826: Race, Mind and Language." Presented at Jewish Studies Faculty Symposia, Jewish Studies Program, University of Toronto, 10 February.

De Regt, Lenart. 1983. "Tempus in het Bijbels Hebreeuws." [Tense in Biblical Hebrew.] GLOT 6.247-275.

DeCaen, Vincent J. 1995. "On the Placement and Interpretation of the Verb in Standard Biblical Hebrew Prose." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto.

_____. 1995a. "Reconsidering the Aspectual Analysis of Biblical Hebrew." Presented before the Society for Biblical Literature.

_____. 1996. "Ewald and Driver on Biblical Hebrew ‘aspect’: Anteriority and the Orientalist Framework." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 9.129-51.

Dobbs-Allsopp, F. W. 1995. "Ingressive Qwm in Biblical Hebrew." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 8.31-54.

_____. 2000. "Biblical Hebrew Statives and Situation Aspect." Journal of Semitic Studies 45.21-53.

Driver, G. R. 1936. Problems of the Hebrew Verbal System. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Driver, S. R. 1881. Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical Questions. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 2nd edition; 3rd edition, 1892.

Driver, Samuel R. 1892 (1998). A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical Questions. Grand Rapids, Mi: Eerdmans. Reprint of 3rd edition.

Eskhult, Mats. 1990. Studies in Verbal Aspect and Narrative Technique in Biblical Hebrew Prose. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell. PhD dissertation, Uppsala University.

Ewald, Georg H. A. 1836. A Grammar of the Hebrew Language of the Old Testament. London: Williams and Norgate. Translation of 2nd ed., 1835, of Grammatik der hebräischen Sprache des A. T., Leipzig:Hahn. 1st ed., 1828; 3rd ed., 1838.

Fink, David. 1981. "Aspects in the Misne Tora." Hebrew Annual Review 5.37-46.

Gabbay, Dov. 1992. "Temporal Logic: Tense or Nontense?" Richard Spencer-Smith and Steve Torrance (eds.), Machinations: Computational Studies of Logic, Language, and Cognition. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex, 1-30.

Garr, W. Randall. 1991. "Affectedness, Aspect, and Biblical 'Et." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 4.119-34.

Givón, Talmy. 1977. "The Drift From VSO to SVO in Biblical Hebrew: the Pragmatics of Tense-Aspect ." Charles Li (ed.), Mechanisms of Syntactic Change. Austin: University of Texas Press, 181-254.

Gold, David L. 1985. "The Past Tense or Past Participle as a Cohortative in Yiddish, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, and Hebrew." Jewish Language Review 5.140-50.

Goldfajn, Tal. 1998. Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gordon, Amnon. 1982. "The Development of the Participle in Biblical, Mishnaic, and Modern Hebrew." Afroasiatic Linguistics 8.1-59.

Greenberg, Yael. 1993. "Hebrew Nominal Sentences and the Nature of the Stage-Individual Level Distinction." Events and Grammar Conference, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 28 Oct 1993.

Gropp, Douglas M. 1991. "The Function of the Finite Verb in Classical Biblical Hebrew: 1991." Hebrew Annual Review 13.45-62.

Gross, Walter. 1976. Verbform und Funktion: Wayyiqtol für die Gegenwart? ein Beitrag zur Syntax Poetischer Althebräischer Texte. [Verb Form and Function: Wayyiqtol For the Present? a Contribution To the Syntax of Poetic Old Hebrew Texts.] St. Ottilien: Eos.

Haspelmath, Martin. 1998. "The Semantic Development of Old Presents: New Futures and Subjunctives Without Grammaticalization." Diachronica 1.29-62.

Hatav, Galia. 1989. "Aspects, Aktionsarten, and the Time Line." Linguistics 27.487-516.

_____. 1997. The Semantics of Aspect and Modality: Evidence From English and Biblical Hebrew. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Hendel, Ronald S. 1996. "In the Margins of the Hebrew Verbal System: Situation, Tense, Aspect, Mood." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 9.152-81.

Henkin, Roni. 1991. "Children with a Prolific Past-Peculiar Uses of Past-Tense Forms in Children's Speech." [In Modern Hebrew.] Lesonenu 55.333-62.

Herranz-Pascual, Carmen. 1995. "Últimas Teorías Sintácticas Sobre El Verbo Hebreo Biblico, I: Estado de la Cuestión." [The Latest Syntactic Theories on the Biblical Hebrew Verb, I: Status of the Question.] Miscelanea de Estudios Arabes y Hebraicos: Ii. Filologia Hebrea, Biblia y Judaismo 44.101-19.

Hoftijzer, J. 1985. Function and Use of the Imperfect Forms with Nun-Paragogicum in Classical Hebrew. Assen: Van Gorcum.

_____. 1991. "Preliminary Remark on the Study of the Verbal System in Classical Hebrew." Alan S. Kaye (ed.), Semitic Studies: in Honor of Wolf Leslau, on the Occasion of His Eighty-Fourth Birthday, November 14, 1991. Wiesbaden: Otto Hasrrassowitz, 645-51.

Huesman, John. 1956. "Infinitive Absolute and the Waw+perfect Problem." Biblica 37.410-34.

Hughes, J. A. 1970. "Another Look At the Hebrew Tenses." Journal of Near Eastern Studies 29.12-24.

Isaksson, Bo. 2000. "Expressions of Evidentiality in Two Semitic Languages - Hebrew and Arabic." Lars Johanson, and Bo Utas (eds.), Evidentials: Turkic, Iranian and Neighbouring Languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 383-400.

Jenni, Ernst. 1994. "Lexikalisch-Semantische Strukturunterschiede: Hebräisch Hdl - Deutsch ‘Aufhören/Unterlassen’." [Lexical-Semantic Structural Distinctions: Hebrew Hdl—German ‘Cease, Fail’.] Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 7.124-32.

_____. 2000. "Aktionsarten und Stammformen im Althebraischen: das Pi'el in Verbesserter Sicht." [Aktionsarts and Stem Forms in Old Hebrew: a Better View on the Stem Form Pi'el.] Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 13.7-90.

Johnson, B. 1979. Hebräisches Perfekt und Imperfekt Mit Vorgehendem We. [Hebrew Perfect and Imperfect with Preceding We.] Lund: Gleerup.

Joosten, Jan. 1989. "The Predicative Participle in Biblical Hebrew." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 2.128-59.

_____. 1992. "Biblical Hebrew Weqatal and Syriac Hwa Qatal Expressing Repetition in the Past." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 5.1-14.

_____. 1997. "Workshop: Meaning and Use of the Tenses in 1 Samuel 1." Ellen J. Van Wolde (ed.), Narrative Syntax and the Hebrew Bible: Papers of the Tilburg Conference 1996. Leiden: Brill, 72-83.

_____. 2002. "Do the Finite Verbal Forms in Biblical Hebrew Express Aspect?" Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Studies 29.49-70.

Junger, J. 1989. "Aspect and Cohesion in Biblical Hebrew Narrative." Semitics 10.71-130.

Kedar-Kopfstein, Benjamin. 1977. "Semantic Aspects of the Pattern Qotel." HAR 1.155-76.

Kesterson, John Charles. 1984. "Tense Usage and Verbal Syntax in Selected Qumran Documents." PhD dissertation.

Klein, G. L. 1990. "The ‘prophetic Perfect’." Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 16.45-60.

Krahmalkov, Charles R. 1986. "The Qatal with Future Tense Reference in Phoenician." Journal of Semitic Studies 31.5-10.

_____. 1987. "The Periphrastic Future Tense in Hebrew and Phoenician." Rivista degli Studi Orientali 61.73-80.

Kustár, Peter. 1972. Aspekt im Hebräischen. [Aspect in Hebrew.] Basel: Friedrich Reinhardt.

Ljungberg, Bo Krister. 1995. "Tense, Aspect, and Modality in Some Theories of the Biblical Hebrew Verbal System." Journal of Translation and Textlinguistics 7.82-96.

Longacre, R. E. 1982. "Verb Ranking and the Constituent Structure of Discourse." Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest 5.177-202.

_____. 1992. "Discourse Perspective on the Hebrew Verb: Affirmation and Restatement." Walter R. Bodine (ed.), Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 177-89.

Longacre, Robert E. 1994. "‘Weqatal’ Forms in Biblical Hebrew Prose: a Discourse-Modular Approach." Robert D. Bergen (ed.), Biblical Hebrew and Discourse Linguistics. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 50-98.

_____. 2003. "Discourse Structure, Verb Forms, and Archaism in Psalm 18." Journal of Translation and Textlinguistics 15.-55.

Loprieno, Antonio. 1980. "The Sequential Forms in Late Egyptian and Biblical Hebrew: a Parallel Development of Verbal Systems." Afroasiatic Linguistics 7.143-62.

Mcfall, Leslie. 1982. The Enigma of the Hebrew Verbal System: Solutions From Ewald To the Present Day. Sheffield: the Almond Press. PhD dissertation, Cambridge, 1981.

Mettinger, Tryggve N. D. 1973. "The Hebrew Verb System: a Survey of Recent Research." Annual of the Swedish Theological Institute 9.65-84.

Michel, Diethelm. 1960. Tempora und Satzstellung in den Psalmen. Bonn: H. Bouvier. New edition, 1981.

Muchnik, Malka. 1989. "Hb`wt Zmn, Mwdws W'spqt B`vryt Hhdsh." [Expressions of Tense, Mood, and Aspect in Modern Hebrew.] Hebrew Linguistics 27.29-54.

Müller, Hans-Peter. 1991. "Wa-, Ha-, und das Imperfectum Consecutivum." [Wa-, Ha- and the Consecutive Imperfect.] Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 4.144-60.

Muraoka, Takamitsu. 1997. "Workshop: Notes on the Use of Hebrew Tenses in Exodus 19-24." Ellen J. Van Wolde (ed.), Narrative Syntax and the Hebrew Bible: Papers of the Tilburg Conference 1996. Leiden: Brill, 242-49 .

Niccacchi, Alviero. 1986. Sintassi del Verbo Ebraico nella Prosa Biblica Classica. [Syntax of the Hebrew Verb in Biblical Prose.] Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press. Revised and translated by W. E. G. Watson as the Syntax of the Verb in Classical Hebrew Prose, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, supplementary series, 86, Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1990.

Niccacci, Alviero. 1987. "A Neglected Point of Hebrew Syntax: Yiqtol and Position in the Sentence." Liber Annus 37.7-19.

_____. 1994. "Analysis of Biblical Narrative." Robert D. Bergen (ed.), Hebrew and Discourse Linguistics. Dallas, Texas: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 175-98.

_____. 1994a. "On the Hebrew Verbal System." Robert D. Bergen (ed.), Hebrew and Discourse Linguistics. Dallas, Texas: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 117-37.

Ouellette, Jean. 1980. "An Unnoticed Device For Expressing the Future in Middle Hebrew." Hebrew Annual Review 4.127-30.

Peckham, Brian. 1994. "The Sequence of Tenses in Biblical Hebrew." Ms., University of Toronto.

_____. 1997. "Tense and Mood in Biblical Hebrew." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 10.139-68.

Peursen, Willem Th. Van. 1997. "Periphrastic Tenses in Ben Sira." Takamitsu Muraoka and John F. N. M. Elwolde (eds.), The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira: Proceedings of a Symposium Held At Leiden University, 11-14 December 1995. Leiden: Brill, 158-73.

Qimron, Elisha. 1990. "Considerations on Modal Tenses in Mishnaic Hebrew." [In Modern Hebrew.] Lesonenu 55.89-96.

Rabin, Chaim. 1968. "The Tense and Mood System of the Hebrew of Sepher Hasidim." Fourth World Congress of Jewish Studies: Papers, II. Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Stud[ies?], 113-116.

_____. 1970. "Hebrew." Charles et Al. Ferguson (eds.), Linguistics in South West Africa and North Africa. the Hague: Mouton, 304-46.

Rattray, Susan. 1993. "The Tense-Mood-Aspect System of Biblical Hebrew, with Special Emphasis on 1 and 2 Samuel." PhD dissertation, University of California, Berkeley

Revell, E. J. 1989. "The System of the Verb in Standard Biblical Prose." Hebrew Union College Annual 60.1-37.

Rogland, Max. 2000. "The Hebrew 'epistolary Perfect' Revisited." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 13.94-200.

Rubinstein, Arie. 1963. "The Anomalous Perfect with Waw-Conjunctive in Biblical Hebrew." Biblica 44.62-69.

Rundgren, Frithiof. 1961. Das Althebräische Verbum: Abriss der Aspektlehre. [The Old Hebrew Verb: Outline of the Aspectology.] Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell.

Saydon, P. P. 1962. "The Conative Imperfect in Hebrew." Vetus Testamentum 12.124-26.

Schehr, Timothy Parkinson. 1990. "Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb in Septuagint Genesis 1-15." PhD dissertation, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion.

Siedl, Suitbert H. 1971. Gedanken zum Tempussystem im Hebräischen und Akkadischen. [Thoughts on the Tense System in Hebrew and Akkadian.] Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz.

Soden, Wolfram Von. 1994. "Zur Verwendung des Narrativs Waj-Jiqtol im Nachexilischen Hebräisch." [On the Use of Narrative Waj-Jiqtol in Post-Exilic Hebrew.] Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 7.196-202.

Sopher, Hayeem. 1997. "Translating the Hebrew Benoni Into English." Babel 43.14-27.

Tobin, Yishai. 1986. "Aspectual Markers in Modern Hebrew: a Sign-Oriented Approach." Proceedings of the Ninth World Congress of Jewish Studies Division D.  Volume 1: Hebrew and Jewish Languages. Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Studies, 53-60. Reprinted in:  Shelomo Morag (ed.), 1988, Studies on Contemporary Hebrew, Vol. II.  Jerusalem: Academon,  584-592.

_____. 1988. "Modern Hebrew Tense: a Study of the Interface of Objective and Subjective Spatio-Temporal and Perceptual Deictic Relation." Veronika Ehrich and Heinz Vater (eds.), Temporalsemantik: Beiträge zur Linguistik der Zeitreferenz. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 52-80.

_____. 1989. "Space, Time and Point-Of-View in the Modern Hebrew Verb." Yishai Tobin (ed.), From Sign To Text: a Semiotic View of Communication. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 62-92.

_____. 1990. "The Future Tense in Modern Hebrew: From Sign To Text." Folia Linguistica 24. 457-512.

Torres Fernandez, Antonio. 1982. "'Aspecto Verbal' y 'Tiempo' en la Conjugación Hebrea, a la Luz de la Reciente Investigación, I." [“Verbal Aspect” and “Tense” in Hebrew Conjugation, in Light of Recent Investigations, I.] Miscelanea de Estudios Arabes y Hebraicos II. Filologia Hebrea, Biblia y Judaismo 31.5-29.

Tropper, Josef. 1999. "Tempusmarkierung Durch Wortstellung?" [Tense Marking by Word Order?] Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 12.104-06.

Tzivoni, Lea. 1991. "Means of Expressing Perfect, Iteration, Continuation, and Tense in Written Israeli Hebrew." [In Modern Hebrew.] Leshonenu 56.55-87.

Van der Merwe, Christo H. J. 1997. "Reconsidering Biblical Hebrew Temporal Expressions." Zeitschrift für Althebraistik 10.42-62.

Waldman, Nahum M. 1975. "The Hebrew Tradition." Hans Aarsleff, Robert Austerlitz, Dell Hymes, and Edward Stankiewicz (eds.), Historiography of Linguistics. the Hague: Mouton, 1285-1330.

Wernberg-Mollier, P. 1959. "Observations on the Hebrew Participle." Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 71.54-67.

Yifrach, Esther. 1996. "The Construct Infinitive in the Language of Ben Sira." [In Hebrew.] Lesonenu 59.275-94.

Zevit, Ziony. 1998. The Anterior Construction in Classical Hebrew. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Zuber, Beat. 1986. Das Tempussystem des Biblischen Hebräisch: eine Untersuchung dem Text. [The Tense System of Biblical Hebrew: an Investigation Into the Text.] Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

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