Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Bullinger describes distinct Scripture figures of speech, defined as a word or sentence in a peculiar form, different from its original or simplest meaning or. Figures of Speech Used In The Bible. E. W. Bullinger. Scripture. Theology. New Testament. Old Testament. How to Read the Bible.

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Par’-o-moe-o’-sis ; or, Like-Sounding Inflections Matt. Ox’-y-mor-on ; or Wise-Folly 1Tim. So named because it is an apparent or assumed refusal. An-throp’-o-path-ei’-a ; or, Condescension Gen. Figurex ways of using words are as useful today as they were milleniums ago.

Bullinger: Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

buullinger When the parallel lines are so placed that the first corresponds with the last, the second with the last but one, etc. Repetition in order to dwell upon, for the sake of impressing. When a wish is expressed to pass by a subject, which is, notwithstanding, briefly alluded by subsequently.

When the species is put for the genus, or particulars for universals Gen. Am’-phi-di-or-tho’-sis ; or, Double Correction 1Cor.


Special idiomatic usages of nouns and verbs Bibke. The repetition of the disjunctives niether and nor, or, either and or. Where there are more than two series of subjects, either consisting of two members each Ps.

Hy-per’-bo-le ; or Exaggeration Gen. Almost anybody can open a Bible and read verses and understand a few passages.

Figures of speech used in the Bible:

As’-ter-is’-mos ; or, Indicating Ps. Ep-i’-the-ton ; or, Epithet Gen. An expression of feeling by mocking and jeering.

E’-ti-o-log’-ia ; billinger Cause Shown Romans 1: Home Contact Over Other Pages. Syn’-oe-cei-o’-sis ; or, Cohabitation Matt. Vaden This aspect of Bible study has been a favorite since when I was introduced to the importance.

Figures of Speech Used In The Bible. E. W. Bullinger. Scripture. Figure of Speech

Pro’-ti-me-sis ; or, Description of Order 1Cor. The products of the earth Nahum 1: Different in sound, but similar in sense Syn-o-ny-mi-a ; or, Synonymous Words Proverbs 4: Dep-re-ca’-ti-o ; or, Deprecation Ex. The conclusion, though implied, is unexpressed, in order to add emphasis to it. The repetition of the same word or figires in the middle of successive sentences. Ant-i’-phras-is ; or, Permutation Gen. How can I, except some man should guide me?

It is not true to factand therefore it must be a figure. Calling on others to rejioce over something.


When a description is used instead of the name. Anticipating what is going to be, and speaking of future things bibe present. Without properly understanding Fig. An’-a-coe-no-sis ; or, Common Cause 1 Cor.

Ant-eis’-a-go-ge ; or, Counter Question Matt. Where the conclusion is stated, and one or both of the premisses are omitted. Changes of usage of boble in the English language Gen. The repetition of two different phrases, one at the beginning, and the other at the end of successive paragraphs.

The repetition of inflections similar in sound. Ep’-i-mo-ne ; or, Lingering John Pros-a-po’-do-sis ; or, Detailing John Po-ly-pto’-ton ; or, Many Inflections The repetition of the same part of speech in different inflections.

Zeug’-ma ; or, Unequal Yoke When one verb is yoked on to two subjects, while grammatically a second verb is required. Idiomatic degrees of comparison Luke El-eu’-ther-i’-a ; or, Candour Luke The placing of a word out of its usual order in a sentence.