Dr. William Barrick

Dr. William Barrick

I’m a semi-retired Hebrew and Old Testament professor and I help people understand the richness of the Old Testament so they can joyfully love and serve their Creator. I’ve been married 50 years to a wonderful wife, and have 4 married children and 14 grandchildren.

About Dr. Barrick

Hebrew Whiteboard Update

Psalm 5:4-6 (Hebrew verse numbering) starts off with David's second direct address to Yahweh. The double reference to "morning" follows to identify the time of David's prayer--thus the attribution of a morning prayer for this psalm traditionally. The psalmist's focus...
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My Recommendations: Book of the Week, March 27

When Greg Harris first shared his project with me, I was immediately captivated by his passion for formalizing and publishing what he has taught consistently from his church pulpit and his seminary classroom lectern. The Bible Expositor's Handbook: Old...
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Hebrew Whiteboard Update

Psalm 5:1-3 (Hebrew verse numbering) like Psalm 3, speaks of David praying in the morning (Psalm 4 is an evening prayer, before he lies down to sleep). Foes still surround him and challenge his governing and his faith. But, through it all David turns to God. This...
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My Recommendations: Book of the Week, March 20

One Perfect Life: The Complete Story of the Lord Jesus by John MacArthur offers a very readable harmony of the Gospels printed as one, united, running account. At the beginning and at the end, however, it unites the testimony of Scripture about Jesus, Messiah and...
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Latest Answer

Just Published: Right Thinking in a Church Gone Astray

Right Thinking in a Church Gone Astray: Finding Our Way Back to Biblical Truth, ed. Nathan Busenitz (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2017) was unveiled at this year's Shepherds' Conference hosted by Grace Community Church and The Master's Seminary. The volume...

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Current Projects

I’m the Old Testament editor of the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary Series and am currently writing the volume on Genesis.

My Free Online Courses

Biblical Hebrew

I’ve taught Biblical Hebrew for several decades. If you’d like to learn, enroll in my free courses below.

Old Testament

I’ve also taught extensively on the book of Genesis and Introduction to the Old Testament.

Hebrew Whiteboard

Hebrew Whiteboard Update

Psalm 5:4-6 (Hebrew verse numbering) starts off with David's second direct address to Yahweh. The double reference to "morning" follows to identify the time of David's prayer--thus the attribution of a morning prayer for this psalm traditionally. The psalmist's focus...

read more

Hebrew Whiteboard Update

Psalm 5:1-3 (Hebrew verse numbering) like Psalm 3, speaks of David praying in the morning (Psalm 4 is an evening prayer, before he lies down to sleep). Foes still surround him and challenge his governing and his faith. But, through it all David turns to God. This...

read more

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