Was the old testament translated into Hebrew? From which language?

When I asked earlier about why God hates certain people according to the bible, I was told that the original text didn't say that, and it was just inferior translations. Since the Hebrew version of the old testament uses the word "hate", it must be a translation too. Which language was it... show more When I asked earlier about why God hates certain people according to the bible, I was told that the original text didn't say that, and it was just inferior translations.

Since the Hebrew version of the old testament uses the word "hate", it must be a translation too. Which language was it translated from? Or were those people mistaken and God really hates some people according to the bible?
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