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.
Searching for Adam, ed. by Terry Mortenson (Master Books, 2016) now available on Kindle (save an additional 60% off the price--and no shipping--instant acquisition--click on the book's image at the left). The first printing (hard copy, paperback) sold out in less than...read more
I’m the Old Testament editor of the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary Series and am currently writing the volume on Genesis.
My Free Online Courses
I’ve taught Biblical Hebrew for several decades. If you’d like to learn, enroll in my free courses below.
- Hebrew Grammar I Course
- Hebrew Grammar II Course
- Hebrew Exegesis I Lecture Series
- Hebrew Exegesis II Lecture Series
I’ve also taught extensively on the book of Genesis and Introduction to the Old Testament.
Psalm 4:5 brings us to the second occurrence of "Selah" in this psalm and it gives the verse added emphasis. The verse also leads us to study the Septuagint (LXX) translation, since Paul cited the first half of the verse from the LXX in Ephesians 4:26. As we...read more
Continuing with Psalm 4:3-4 the text moves from the psalm heading (v. 1) and David's prayer (v. 2) to his address to his enemies. Verse 3 concludes with the first occurrence of "Selah" in this psalm, giving the verse an added layer of emphasis. Verse 4 sets up a...read more