Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. He uses figures of speech to paint pictures for us, to emphasize His points, etc. Bullinger is THE authority on the figures of speech used in the Bible and this is. Over the years few titles have been more requested than Bullinger’s “Figures of Speech.” This classic reference work will help you get a complete understanding .

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A figure of speech may deviate from fact, or instead may be an arrangement of factual words. Ag’-an-ac-te’-sis ; or Indignation Gen. A figure of speech like euphamism can reduce spfech or soften a situation, like in the old testament where David was in a cave where Saul was “covering his feet. When used skillfully, they are a higher level of communication than just a strict literal language.

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It is large and cumbersome to carry about, biblle pages, but the Kindle edition eliminates that shortcoming. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. A word or words repeated in a revers order, with the object of opposing them to one another. Again, that bul,inger innacurate.


Syl’-lo-gis’-mus ; or, Omission of the Conclusion 1Samuel A material object substituted for a moral, or spiritual truth. The conclusion, though implied, is unexpressed, in order to add emphasis to it.

The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning and end of a sentence. On this subject, Dr.

When the speaker associates himself with those whom he addresses, or of whom he speaks. Syl-leps’-is 2 ; or, Thr in Concord John A sentence, not complete in itself, thrown in as an explanatory remark.

The repetition of the same word in the same sense.

Ben’-e-dic’-ti-o ; or, Blessing Gen. The repetition of the same phrase at the end successive paragraphs. The Bible is an eastern book.

Figures of speech used in the Bible:

A wide angle lens can be to photography, what a figure of speech is to words. Where the first subject of the one series of members corresponds with the last subject of the second Gen. A transferring of the blame from one’s self to another. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Approval of one thing after reproving for another thing.

Ep’-i-pho-ne’-ma ; or, Exclamation Ps. The speaker, without intending offence, speaks with perfect freedom and boldness. Hys’-ter-o-log’-ia ; or, The First Last Gen. Chages of usage of words in the Greek language Gen. Ant’-o-no-ma’-si-a or, Name Change Gen.


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Compare to Photography A wide angle lens figutes be to photography, what a figure of speech is to words. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Where the original sense is modified in the quotation or reference Matt.

Ep-i’-trop-e ; or, Admission Ecclesiastes Exchange of one voice, mood, tense, person, number, degree, or gender for another. Even people of the Bible faced similar challenges about understanding scripture Acts 8: Syn’-cri-sis ; or, Pseech Simile Isaiah He provides names of Fig.

When more is said than is literally meant. The Bible is no different. I often point out their use while teaching Bible study classes, and this book has made that much easier for me. Syn’-the-ton ; or, Combination Gen. Simple; where the Ellipsis is to be supplied from a preceding or a succeding clause Gen. Don’t have a Kindle? When the anticipated objection is both answered and stated Matt.

Ho’-moe-o-tel-eu’-ton ; or, Like Endings Mark Par’-o-moe-o’-sis ; or, Like-Sounding Inflections Matt.