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The Lord's Prayer in Aramaic Course Contents


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The Lord's Prayer is the example Prayer which Jesus gives to his disciples in Matthew chapter 6. In this self-contained Course, even if you have little or no grammatical background or knowledge of Aramaic, you will learn to read and understand the Aramaic of The Lord's Prayer in Matthew chapter 6. You will gain many useful and fascinating insights into this classic prayer.

The Lord's Prayer is relevant to all ages and all backgrounds, and understanding it in Aramaic will provide you with deeper and richer insights into God's Word in the original languages.

This Course also serves as an excellent introduction to learning further Biblical Aramaic grammar, as well as other more detailed and systematic courses in Biblical Aramaic.

Stage 1 - Download The Lord's Prayer Study Guide

To get you started on your study of The Lord's Prayer in Aramaic, download the Study Guide below, which accompanies this Course.

Title Type Author Date Size Tags
Study-Guide-Lords-Prayer .pdf September 01, 2016 285.46 KB Download

Once you have downloaded The Study Guide, thoroughly read it and get to know it. In particular, you will find the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Aramaic Text
  • Aramaic Text & Transliteration
  • Aramaic Text & Translation
  • Explanation of the Aramaic Text
  • Explanation of Verse 9
  • Explanation of Verse 10
  • Explanation of Verse 11
  • Explanation of Verse 12
  • Explanation of Verse 13
  • Links to YouTube Videos

Stage 2 - Listen To The Lord's Prayer in Aramaic

One you have thoroughly read the accompanying Study Guide, listen carefully to the following narrations of the Lord's Prayer being spoken in Aramaic. The following versions are available:

  • The Prayer being read at normal speed by Ewan, and at a slower speed by Ewan.
  • The Prayer being read at normal speed by a female voice.
  • The Prayer set to background music in both male and female voices.

You can download these versions separately below. Listen to them many times, until you are very familiar with the Aramaic words of Jesus in the Prayer, and can follow along with the written Aramaic in the Study Guide.

Title Type Author Date Size Tags
1 Introduction .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.24 MB Download
2 Male Slower .mp3 September 01, 2016 853.79 KB Download
3 Male Spoken .mp3 September 01, 2016 509.71 KB Download
4 Female Spoken .mp3 September 01, 2016 449.30 KB Download
5 Male Slower Meditational .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.15 MB Download
6 Male Meditational .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.15 MB Download
7 Female Meditational .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.15 MB Download

Stage 3 - Understand the Vocabulary and Grammar of The Lord's Prayer

Once you have listened to The Lord's Prayer and can follow the Aramaic comfortably, next you need to learn the grammar and vocabulary of the Prayer itself. 

  • Read the explanation of each individual verse in The Study Guide. Every word in every verse is individually explained.
  • Listen to the summary explanations of the grammar and vocabulary of each verse below, until you thoroughly understand the Aramaic of each word for every verse.
Title Type Author Date Size Tags
Verse 9 .mp3 September 01, 2016 2.18 MB Download
Verse 10 .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.74 MB Download
Verse 11 .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.92 MB Download
Verse 12 .mp3 September 01, 2016 1.65 MB Download
Verse 13 .mp3 September 01, 2016 2.41 MB Download

Stage 4 - Course Completion

You complete this Course when you can confidently read through The Lord's Prayer in Aramaic, and when you feel that you now understand the Aramaic text.