Chip Hardy

Associate Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages
Senior Research Fellow for Old Testament for Caskey Center for Biblical Text and Translation


Chip Hardy (PhD, University of Chicago) is associate professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, where he has taught since 2014. His academic work engages with the cultural and historical background of the peoples of the ancient Near East, specifically the languages of the Bible and the religious literature related to biblical texts. He has authored and edited numerous books, articles, and essays. His most recent books include Exegetical Gems from Biblical Hebrew: A Refreshing Guide to Grammar and Interpretation (Baker Academic, 2019), The Old Testament: An Easy Introduction (published in Korean as 쉬운구약개론; Hong Sung Sa Ltd, 2020), The Hebrew Old Testament Reader’s Edition (Crossway, 2021), The Development of Biblical Hebrew Prepositions (ANEM 28; SBL Press, 2022), “Like ʾIlu Are You Wise”: Studies in Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures in Honor of Dennis G. Pardee (SAOC 73; Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2022), and Going Deeper with Biblical Hebrew: An Intermediate Study of the Grammar and Syntax of the Hebrew Bible (B&H Academic, 2023).


BA, The University of Oklahoma
MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
MA, The University of Chicago
PhD, The University of Chicago


Books by Dr. Hardy

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Exegetical Gems from Biblical Hebrew

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The Development of Biblical Hebrew Prepositions

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