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Interpreting Hebrew Poetry (Guides to Biblical Scholarship Old Testament Series)

by David, L Peterson

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Published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature: Texts,
  • O.T.,
  • Hebrew poetry, Biblical,
  • Hebrew Literature,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Hebrew,
  • Language, style,
  • History and criticism,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Jewish,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Jewish,
  • Religion-Bible - General,
  • Bible - Study - General,
  • Parallelism,
  • Bible,
  • Bible.,
  • Hebrew language,
  • O.T

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGene, M Tucker (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7843423M
    ISBN 100800626257
    ISBN 109780800626259

    The Book of Revelation (often called the Revelation to John, Apocalypse of John, the Revelation from Jesus Christ (from its opening words), the Apocalypse, The Revelation, or simply Revelation) is the final book of the New Testament, and consequently is also the final book of the Christian title is derived from the first word of the Koine Greek text: apokalypsis, meaning "unveiling. Serious study of biblical poetry (short of learning the original Hebrew), demands gathering a variety of different English versions in order to compare translations. This reveals the variety of ways the poetic text could be interpreted and opens up possibilities of understanding.

    Mar. 12 – Interpreting the Old Testament Book of Revelation) which “reveals” or “unveils” God’s plans, Hebrew poetry has very little that resembles Western poetry – especially no rhyme or recognizable meter. Rather then being poetry of sound, Hebrew poetry (while it does use repeated. speech (see the section below) are used in Hebrew poetry. With a little common sense applied, poetry can be easily identified in the Bible. Is It Prophecy? Understanding prophecy is perhaps the most difficult part of Bible interpretation, and the moment we know that a passage is prophetic, we shall be looking out for certain Size: KB.

    Buy Interpreting Hebrew Poetry by Professor David L Peterson, Gene M Tucker (Editor), Kent Harold Richards online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - . Songs in narrative books: Gene Exodus –18, Deuteronomy 32 Judges 5, 1 Samuel –10, 2 Samuel –27, 1 Kings , 2 Kings 21–34; New Testament: we do not find as much poetry in the New Testament as in the Old Testament. However there is some Quotation from O.T. poetry.


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Interpreting Hebrew Poetry (Guides to Biblical Scholarship Old Testament Series) by David, L Peterson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a good place to begin before moving on to the more extensive treatments of the subject by Gillingham or Alter, or the more complex and cutting edge analysis of Kugel. This is a very good book on Hebrew Poetry. It takes into consideration some of the more current thoughts in by: C.

Gray in his book, The Forms of Hebrew Poetry (), developed the concept of balanced clauses further by: 1. complete balance – where every word in line one is repeated or balanced by a word in line two – Psalm and Isaiah Here is a convenient introduction to the unique aspects of interpreting the one third of the Hebrew Bible that was written in poetic form.

Peterson and Richards offer an authoritative guide to recent discussion of parallelism, meter and rhythm, and other distinctive aspects of Hebrew : Paperback.

Interpreting Hebrew Poetry offers an authoritative introduction to this discussion of parallelism, meter and rhythm, and poetic style. It also provides by way of example a poetic analysis 3/5(1).

Major formal characteristics of Hebrew poetry: 1. Meter or Rhythm: a pattern of stressed syllables that gives a rhythm to the poem.

Hebrew poetry has flexible meter, with a similar number of stressed syllables per line. The meter of the line is superimposed on the grammar and takes priority over the sentence structure used in prose.

(Watson, p. 46) Size: 92KB. Interpreting the Psalms, the second release in the Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis series, provides readers with an enhanced understanding of this difficult genre and strategies for preaching and teaching the Psalms.

Professor Futato effectively integrates the Interpreting Hebrew Poetry book of the last twenty years of Psalms research, presenting the nature of Hebrew poetry, the purpose of the Psalter, the many interpretive Cited by: Interpreting Genesis One b rhythms of Hebrew, poetry, the passage has a number of alliterations.

The prominence of repetition and of its corollary, silence, brings the writing close to poetry; its movement toward, a climax places it in the order of prose. Poetry makes up a significant portion of the Hebrew Bible, including the book of Psalms, most of the wisdom books, the Song of Songs, Lamentations, many prophetic texts, and poems set within prose accounts (e.g., Exodus 15; Judges 5).

However, defining poetry in the Bible is a particularly difficult task because unlike much poetry in the. common characteristics of Hebrew poetry: the use of parallelism and the use of symbolic language.

POETIC PARALLELISM The dominant feature in Hebrew poetry is poetic parallelism in which one line of the poem corresponds with another line, or sometimes with several others. There are seven main types of poetic parallelism used in the Book of Psalms: Size: KB.

A proverb is consistently cast into poetic form. Hebrew poetry is characterized by brevity in line length, parallelism, and figurative language. If we compare the line length of Proverbs 1 with a narrative such as Judges 1, it is readily apparent that the length of each line in Proverbs 1 is shorter than the length of each line in Judges 1.

Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Interpreting Hebrew Poetry Author: Petersen, David L./ Richards, Kent Harold Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub Publication Date: /05/01 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: Interpreting Hebrew Poetry offers an authoritative introduction to this discussion of parallelism, meter and rhythm, and poetic style.

It also provides by way of example a poetic analysis of Deuteron Isaiahand Psalm 1. Category: Religion Hebrew For Biblical Interpretation. God chose to reveal himself and his plan of salvation in part through poetry in the Bible.

Understanding what it is and how poetry works can help us gain deeper insight into the God behind the word. Here is a convenient introduction to the unique aspects of interpreting the one-third of the Hebrew Bible that is in poetic form. Numerous are the occasions when a failure to distinguish poetry from prose in the Old Testament has resulted in flawed interpretation.

Robert Lowth's Lectures on Price: $ Interpreting Hebrew poetry. [David L Petersen; Kent Harold Richards] -- " Petersen clearly demonstrates the techniques and structures utilized by the Hebrew poets with plenty of.

Interpreting The Psalms is a great introduction to Hebrew poetry and the book of Psalms. Futato covers all the important aspects of current scholarship as well as giving pertinent background information.

I appreciate that the HOTE series keeps the preaching of a text in. Poetry is a rich and artistic form of human communication, but often the most difficult to read. In this video we’ll explore the unique characteristics of biblical poetry, so you can discover.

ter understanding of the different Old Testament genres (principles) and provide strategies for preaching and teaching these genres (methods). These volumes are primarily intended to serve as textbooks for grad - uate-level exegesis courses that assume a basic knowledge of Size: KB.

This poetry was governed by metre and rhyme;2 and the metre was quanti- tative. The same period was also, and again owing to the influence of Arabic culture, an age.

1 Enumerated below, p. 2 The introduction of rhyme into Hebrew poetry is attributed to Jannai; rhyme was also employed by Size: 2MB. Review of Peterson and Richards Petersen, David L., and Kent Harold Richards.

Interpreting Hebrew Poetry. Guides to Biblical Scholarship. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, David L. Peterson holds a Bachelor of Art from the College of Wooster (), a Bachelor of Divinity (), Master of Philosophy (), and a Doctorate of Philosophy ().

A valuable resource for pastors and students, "Interpreting the Psalms" begins by explaining the nature of Hebrew poetry and the purpose of the Psalms. An accomplished scholar of the Psalms, Mark /5(2).Interpreting Hebrew Poetry Paperback – June 1 by David L Petersen (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ /5(5). In this lesson, Mike reviews the various literary devices that make Hebrew poetry unique. Download Lesson Notes, PowerPoints, Audio, Video: https://bibletalk.