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.
Christ Alone: The Uniqueness of the Gospel and Its Impact on the World (Xulon Press, 2017) collects seventeen essays together in one volume. The authors (more than 20 of them--many who sat in my classes at The Master's Seminary) serve as faculty in The Master's...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 6:7-8 (Hebrew verse numbering) describe David's personal situation in vivid metaphors. As a result of his sin and his illness he has grown exhausted, reduced to weeping, and obviously severely depressed. This stanza of the psalm displays an opening tricolor,...read more
Urgent. Impassioned. God-centered. David's prayer in Psalm 6:5-6 (Hebrew verse numbering) displays all three of these characteristics. In addition, he uses the literary skills God gifted him with in order to emphasize these three. Then David moves into the realm of...read more