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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Association ; or, Inclusion Acts Met-al’-la-ge ; or, a Changing Over Hosea 4: Pae-sn’-si’-mos ; or, Exultation Zephaniah 3: Without properly understanding Fig. Where two or more citations are amalgamated Matt. When the parallelism consists only in the similar form of construction Ps.

Representation of objects or actions by words. A wide angle lens can be to photography, what a figure of speech is to words.

Mes-o-tel-eu’-ton ; or, Middle and End Repetition 2Kings Cat’-a-chres-is ; or, Incongruity One word used for another, contrary to the ordinary usage and meaning of it. That is another aspect worth teaching for some of the figures.

E’-ti-o-log’-ia ; or Cause Shown Romans 1: Ep’-i-ther-a-pei’-a ; or, Qualification Philippians 4: A bulkinger or words repeated in a revers order, with the object of opposing them to one another.

Where the sense originally intended is preserved, though the words may vary Matt. Compare Metaphorabove. Additionally, a thorough index to the Figures presented throughout the book is included in the entry selector which can be used to quickly find a particular Figure. Syl’-lo-gis’-mus ; or, Omission of the Conclusion 1Samuel Where the speaker is a human being Job As in the account of Lot’s wife.


Emphasising words to affirm what no one has disputed.

Bullinger: Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

Cat’-a-ploc’-e ; or, Sudden Exclamation Ezekiel But for many folks, the Bible is like a box of jigsaw pieces: The lessoning of a thing in order to increase and intensify that same thing. Two words used, but one thing meant.

The enumeration of things according to their places of honour or importance. A declaration that one thing resembles another.

Where the original sense is modified in the quotation or reference Matt. Certain connected words in the same member of a passage Gen.

Her-men’-ei-a ; or, Interpretation John 7: Het’-er-o’-sis ; or, Exchange of Accidence. I offer a few comments to clarify the nature of Fig.

The usual conjunction is omitted, so that the point to be emphasised may be quickly reached and ended with an emphatic climax compare to Polysyndeton, and Luke An expression of feeling by way of exhortation. A setting of one phrase in contrast with another. Ep-i’-trop-e ; or, Admission Ecclesiastes Meats can be made sweet, and candy can be made spicy.


Figures of Speech Used in the Bible – Bullinger – SwordSearcher

Insertion of a word or sentence, parenthetically, which is necessary to explain the context. A material object substituted for a moral, or spiritual truth. Where the first subject of the one series of members corresponds with the last subject of bullinge second Gen.

The scrolls and texts they read contained the same Fig.

Figures of speech used in the Bible:

Figures of Speech Used in the Bible: Three words used, but one thing meant. The repetition of the same word or words in the middle of successive sentences.

The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning and end of a sentence. Ei’-ron-ei-a ; or, Irony. Where the subjects of the alternate members correspond with each other, either by way of similarity or contrast. An explanation immediately following a statement to make it more clear.

The repetition of the same word or words at the end of successive sentences used in argument. It is not true to factand therefore it must be a figure.