Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Free Unicode Hebrew and Greek fonts

There are many advantages of using Unicode Hebrew and Greek fonts in your writing as opposed to non-Unicode is (see, e.g.,, but certainly one is that Unicode fonts render your Hebrew and Greek readable to anyone using any Unicode font.

There are at least two sources for obtaining free Unicode Hebrew and Greek fonts, the first being SBL:

For the Hebrew, use the SIL package (more intuitive keyboard map) rather than the Tiro.

The second is Tyndale House:

This site also has downloadable Cardo Unicode Greek and Hebrew Bibles, which is efficient if you need to copy/paste substantial portions of Scripture.

Both sites have instructions on how to download and install the fonts.

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