Flashcards in Session 11 Study Questions Deck (48):
About how many books of the Hebrew Bible were written in poetry?
What are the only 5 books in the Hebrew Bible that appear to have no poetry?
Leviticus, Ruth, Ezra, Haggai, and Malachi
How many cycles of debate did Job go through with his 3 friends?
What book provided the Temple Hymnbook for the people of Israel?
What book was designed to equip the reader in practical wisdom, discernment, discipline, and disc
What book examines the vanity of life, and concludes by encouraging the reader to trust and obey God, and to enjoy God's gifts?
Song of Solomon
Be able to identify examples of 6 types of Poetic Parallelism.
1. Synonymous Parallelism
2. Synthetic Parallelism
3. Antithetic Parallelism
4. Emblematic Parallelism
5. Climatic Parallelism
6. Formal Parallelism
the second line reinforces the thought of the first by using similar words and concepts.
the second line adds to or completes the idea of the first line.
the second line contrasts with the thought of the first line.
the first line uses a figure of speech to illuminate the main point of the second line.
the second line repeats the first with the exception of the last term.
the lines are joined solely by metric considerations.
Be able to describe and identify examples of 11 types of figures of speech
5. Rhetorical Question
a comparison of two things that resemble one another using like or as.
a direct comparison in which one thing is declared to be another.
(like Metonymy, but similarity is the relationship) - an implied comparison between 2 things in which the name of one thing is used in place of the other.
the use of exaggeration to emphasize a point
the use of a question to confirm or deny a fact, not for information.
one noun used in place of another because of some relationship between the two.
assigning an appropriate part of the human body to God's person to convey some truth about God.
assigning the characteristics of a human being to lifeless object
addressing (talking to) lifeless objects.
representing a whole by a part, or a part by the whole.
assigning an appropriate part of an animal to God's person to convey some truth about God.
Give 3 of the 7 evidences that the events of the book of Job are of a patriarchal date.
1. Patriarchal lifespan (Job lived 140 years after the events).
2. Patriarchal wealth (measured in livestock rather than gold and silver.
3. Patriarchal social unit (the family/clan).
Give 3 of the 5 ways in which God uses hardships (as reflected in Deuteronomy).
1. to humble us
2. to test us
3. to discipline us
What are the 3 parts of the book of Job (with their chapters)?
1. The Dilemma of Job (1-2)
2. Debates of Job (3-37)
3. Deliverance of Job (38-42)
Give the names of 4 of the 11 OT psalms not part of the book of Psalms.
1. The Song of Moses (Deut. 32)
2. The Song of Deborah (Judges 5)
3. The Song of Hannah (1 Sam. 2)
4. The Song of Hezekiah (Isaiah 38)
Samuel as an author of Scripture
1. Samuel (early chapters) written as a record of his life and calling.
2. Judges written as an encouragement for Israeli Tribes to rally around King Saul to be faithful to the Lord.
3. Ruth written to describe he spiritual heritage of recently anointed David, the man after God's own heart.
4. Saul established a school for the prophets.
David as an author of Scripture
1. Wrote 73 psalms according to titles.
2. Titles were ancient and not understood by Septuagint Translaters.
3. Wrote more after his sin and restoration.
4. Was a man after God's own heart.
5. Had a spiritual heritage in Rahab, Boaz, and Ruth.
Psalms Divided into 5 books
Book 1: 1-41 (by David for proposed/delayed Temple Handbook).
Book 2: 42-72 (Assembled by Solomon for expanded Temple Hymnbook).
Book 3: 73-89 (Assembled for Temple Worship after Rehoboam's foolish dividing the kingdom.
Book 4: 90-106 (Assembled by Hezekiah).
Book 5: 107-150 (Contain the only clearly post-dxillic psalms, and they conclude with a burst of Praise!
Solomon wrote about how many proverbs, of which how many are included in the book of proverbs?
Wrote about 3,000 proverbs...
About 800 of which are included in his book of Proverbs.
Solomon also authored non-inspired works:
1 Kings 4:29-34
Things missing in Proverbs
Indwelling of the Holy Spirit
Value of Prayer
Baptism of the Holy Spirit
God's will for your life...
Where is the description of the wise, virtuous woman found in the book of Proverbs?
The unity of authorship of the book of Ecclesiastes is supported by how many references to Qoheleth ("the preacher")?
Which word for God is used exclusively in Ecclesiastes? Elohim or Yahweh?
How many times is Solomon mentioned in the Song of Solomon?
How many species of plants and animals are mentioned in the Song of Solomon?
21 species of plants
15 species of animals
How many geographical locations are mentioned in the Song of Solomon?
TRUE/FALSE: Song of Solomon has no key chapter because all eight chapters in the Song of Solomon beautifully depict the love of a married couple.
What quality does Job display as a servant of the living God?
What king of suffering does God allow his children to undergo?
Disciplinary suffering, but not wrath, but with great care and moderation.
Testing suffering, to establish the believers fidelity to himself.
Glorifying-God suffering - no sin is involved, but the righteous bring greater glory to God.
According to Woychuk, who was at work behind Job's 3 friends, and what kind of "committee" were they?
Satan was at work, and they were a part of the test - as a self-righteous sermonizing and self-appointed committee of condemnation.
In the 19 chapters or so where Job's voice is heard, what does he mourn especially?
The "loss" of his God, not the loss of his wealth, health, or loved ones. Job yearns for fellowship with God.
What 2 things are missing from the words of God when he intervenes and speaks to Job?
1. no explanation of Job's suffering.
2. no rebuke for Job's sin (of self pity and questioning the justice of God).