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1

About how many books of the Hebrew Bible were written in poetry?

about 1/3

2

What are the only 5 books in the Hebrew Bible that appear to have no poetry?

Leviticus, Ruth, Ezra, Haggai, and Malachi

3

How many cycles of debate did Job go through with his 3 friends?

3 cycles

4

What book provided the Temple Hymnbook for the people of Israel?

Psalms

5

What book was designed to equip the reader in practical wisdom, discernment, discipline, and disc

Proverbs

6

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

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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

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Synonymous Parallelism

the second line reinforces the thought of the first by using similar words and concepts.

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Synthetic Parallelism

the second line adds to or completes the idea of the first line.

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Antithetic Parallelism

the second line contrasts with the thought of the first line.

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Emblematic Parallelism

the first line uses a figure of speech to illuminate the main point of the second line.

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Climatic Parallelism

the second line repeats the first with the exception of the last term.

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Formal Parallelism

the lines are joined solely by metric considerations.

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Be able to describe and identify examples of 11 types of figures of speech

1. Simile
2. Metaphor
3. Implication
4. Hyperbole
5. Rhetorical Question
6. Metonymy
7. Anthropomorphism
8. Zoomorphism
9. Personification
10. Apostrophy
11. Synechdoche

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Simile

a comparison of two things that resemble one another using like or as.

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Metaphor

a direct comparison in which one thing is declared to be another.

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Implication

(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.

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Hyperbole

the use of exaggeration to emphasize a point

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Rhetorical Question

the use of a question to confirm or deny a fact, not for information.

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Metonymy

one noun used in place of another because of some relationship between the two.

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Anthropomorphism

assigning an appropriate part of the human body to God's person to convey some truth about God.

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Personification

assigning the characteristics of a human being to lifeless object

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Apostrophy

addressing (talking to) lifeless objects.

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Synechdoche

representing a whole by a part, or a part by the whole.

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Zoomorphism

assigning an appropriate part of an animal to God's person to convey some truth about God.

26

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).

27

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

28

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)

29

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)

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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.

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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.

32

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!

33

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.

34

Solomon also authored non-inspired works:

1 Kings 4:29-34

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Things missing in Proverbs

Indwelling of the Holy Spirit

Value of Prayer

Baptism of the Holy Spirit

God's will for your life...

36

Where is the description of the wise, virtuous woman found in the book of Proverbs?

Proverbs 31

37

The unity of authorship of the book of Ecclesiastes is supported by how many references to Qoheleth ("the preacher")?

Seven references

38

Which word for God is used exclusively in Ecclesiastes? Elohim or Yahweh?

Elohim

39

How many times is Solomon mentioned in the Song of Solomon?

7 times

40

How many species of plants and animals are mentioned in the Song of Solomon?

21 species of plants

15 species of animals

41

How many geographical locations are mentioned in the Song of Solomon?

15

Kedar
Egypt
En Gedi
Sharon
Jerusalme
Lebanon
Mount Gilead
Amana
Shenir
Hermon
Tirzah
Heshbon
Damascus
Mount Carmel
Baal Hamon

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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.

True

43

What quality does Job display as a servant of the living God?

endurance

44

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.

45

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.

46

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.

47

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).

48

When God speaks to Job, he asks him 57 specific questions, and they focus Job's attention on the wonders of nature and on God's wisdom and power in creation. Natural revelation is sufficient for a person to know to trust the goodness of God, no matter what.

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