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The Chiasm of Luke 4:15-20

A chiasm is a literary structure where themes and vocabulary of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 4:15-20 the center and climax is Jesus applying to himself the prophecy of Isaiah, "The Spirit

Chiasm of Luke 4:14-30

A chiasm is a literary structure where themes of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 4:14-30 the center and climax is Jesus indicating the he is fulfilling Isaiah's prophecy saying that the Spirit

The Chiasm of Luke 4:1-14

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 4:1-14 there are three centers, the three temptations of Jesus by Satan; Luke 4:3-4; 5-8; and 9-12. https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Luke-4.1-14a-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Luke 3:21b-38

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 3:21b-38 the center is the genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:23-38a). https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Luke-3.21b-38a-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Luke 3:1-21a

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 3:1-21a the center and climax is Jesus telling the Jews, "Do not begin to say to yourselves, ïWe

The Chiasm of Luke 2:40-52

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 2:40-52 the center and climax is the amazement of the teachers in the temple at Jesus understanding of

The Chiasm of Luke 2:22-39

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 2:22-39 the center and climax is Simeon's prayer, ñNow Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in

The Chiasm of Luke 2:1-21

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 2:1-21 the center and climax is the angel's announcement "Today in the city of David there has been

The Chiasm of Luke 1:39-44

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 1:39-44 the center and climax is Elizabeth's blessing of Mary, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is

The Chiasm of Luke 1:37-38b

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 1:37-38b the center and climax is Mary's reply to the angel, "Behold, the bondslave of the Lord" (Luke 1:38a). https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Luke-1.37-38ba-Chiasm.pdf