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Bible Unit III

Poetry books

QuestionAnswer
What are the 2 major classifications of literature in this unit? Hebrew Poetry & Wisdom Literature
Hebrew Poetry characteristics no rhyme, hardly ever has meter, can have stanzas, has structure & elegance, parallelism
Synonymous Parallelism saying same thing twice
contrasting parallelism saying one thing in 2 ways
progressive parallelism 2nd line continues 1st line
chiastic synonymous parallelism 2nd one inverted
Name the 3 friends who stay with Job & tell speeches Eliphaz, Bildad, Zophar
What is Job's response to his friends? 4 D's Declares his innocence Demands an audience with God but even that won't help Deliberates God's goodness but he is wise & all powerful Delivers retrbution theology
Who is Elihu? younger man than Job's friends. He got angry at Job's friends because they found no answer & at Job for justifying himself rather than God.
What 4 things does Yahweh's speech not do? answer Job's questions hear Job's case address the friends' point mention the accuser/satan
What does Yahweh's speech do? emphasizes the difference between Job & God *stop pretending you can figure me out*
What we cannot learn from Job... the answer
extended chiasm ex: mind ears eyes eyes ears mind
alphabetic acrostics 22 verses long & are a progression of the Hebrew alphabet
numeric progression ex: proverbs 30:18-19 3 things are too wonderful for me; 4 I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, & the way of a man with a girl.
what are the 4 things mentioned about speaking our mind in prayer? 1-God can take it 2-God already knows 3-venting 4-warning
What is necessary part of the equation of God, D.T., & Job triangle? grace
tehillim songs of praise Hebrew
psalmoi songs accompanied by stringed instruments Greek
Selah praise
Praise Psalms directed at God & characteristics
Thanksgiving Psalms focuses on what God has done
Penitential Psalms Repentance
Wisdom Psalms sounds more like Proverbs a prayer asking God for wisdom
Royal Psalms associated with the king & for coronation
Laments for when your sad author or nations grief
Imprecatory Psalms or Vengence calling down God's wrath on your enemies
Lectio Divina divine reading
Provers are succinct & persuasive sayings encouraging behaviors that has been proven generally helpful by experience
The words of King Lemuel are brought to him by who? his mother taught him
Proverbs are _________, not __________. guidelines not guarentees
Proverbs give _______, not _________. counsel not commands
What things are not in Proverbs? Abraham, Covenant, Moses, David, formation of the law
?What thing or themes are in Proverbs? speech, family, work, wealth, pride, temptation, sex, alcohol
What is the purpose of Proverbs? written for young men in the ear of the kings to tell them about higher society
What is Sirach usually about? harsh about women
Qoheleth hebrew title of Ecclesiastes
Provers are succinct & persuasive sayings encouraging behaviors that has been proven generally helpful by experience
The words of King Lemuel are brought to him by who? his mother taught him
What things are not in Proverbs? Abraham, Covenant, Moses, David, formation of the law
?What thing or themes are in Proverbs? speech, family, work, wealth, pride, temptation, sex, alcohol
What is the purpose of Proverbs? written for young men in the ear of the kings to tell them about higher society
What is Sirach usually about? harsh about women
Qoheleth hebrew title of Ecclesiastes which is Greek
What is the literal meaning of Qoheleth? a gatherer of sayings or ideas
definition of vanity temporariness or emptiness
vanity of vanities supreme emptiness
what does ecc say about death? everybody dies & happens in a variety of ways
what is one recurring theme in ecc? eat drink & go about your work
Name the book: "Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If one offered for love all the wealth of one's house, it would be utterly scorned." Song of Songs
Name the book: "wisdom is better than folly, but a little folly outweighs much wisdom. Ecclesiastes
Name the book: This book is sufficient for you, but there are innumerable others. Ecclesiastes
Name the book: wisdom exceed strength, but neither is remembered long Ecclesiastes
Name the book: the book you have just read is pleasant & easy to understand Ecclesiastes
Name the book: humans, even the righteous ones, suffer the same fate as animals Ecclesiastes
Name the book: take advantage of your youth, but know that you'll be judged for it Ecclesiastes
Name the book: it is good to live long, but it also means more suffering ecclesiastes
Name the book: wisdom far exceeds foolishness, yet both wise & foolish die ecclesiastes
Name the book: work is good, but skill is the result of envy ecclesiastes
Name the book: where ther is an untrustworthy wife, a seal is a good thing; and where ther are many hands, lock things up. sirach
Name the book: Better is the wickedness of a man than a woman who does good; it is woman who brings shame & disgrace. sirach
Created by: Amanda Bancroft Amanda Bancroft on 2010-10-26



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