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Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics

Dallas Theological Seminary

24 months
595 USD/credit 18445 USD/year
595 USD/credit 18445 USD/year
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The Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics program of Dallas Theological Seminary is a joint degree program between Dallas Theological Seminary and the Dallas International University just south of the city of Dallas.

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Advanced linguistics with theological grounding

The Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics program of Dallas Theological Seminary offers a complete program in Old and New Testament studies at DTS, along with translation coursework through DIU.


Students in the MABEL program will be able to::

  • exegete the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible;
  • form a basic theological foundation as a grid for Bible translation;
  • apply basic principles of hermeneutics in Bible study and Bible translation;
  • understand the theory and principles of language translation and contextualization;
  • employ computational tools to construct a phonological analysis, descriptive grammar; partial lexicography, and interlinear text of a minority language; and
  • design an effective strategy for cross-cultural ministry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theological Method and Bibliology 
  • Applied Biblical Contextualization 
  • Elements of Greek 
  • Elements of Hebrew 
  • Hebrew Exegesis & OT Intro 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


62 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application
  • Collect college transcripts and references from church and others
  • Committee Evaluation
  • You show evidence of saving faith in Jesus Christ in your application testimony, and you adhere to the 7 core doctrines
  • Your references speak to your character and dependence on the Holy Spirit for life and work
  • You are endowed with appropriate spiritual gifts and involved in Christian ministry
  • Previous education has prepared you for graduate theological education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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