Hebrew, a West Semitic language, is the ancient and modern language of the Jewish people.
Hebrew, a West Semitic (afroasiatic) language, is the language of the Jewish people. Biblical Hebrew was spoken around the 6th century BC and went extinct in late Roman times. Hebrew survived as a liturgical language until its revival as Modern Hebrew (language-revival).
ISO 639-3: heb
About 10 million speakers
ISO 639-3: hbo