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The Chiasm of Ruth 4:13-17

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 Ruth 4:13-17 the center and climax is the blessing of Naomi's friends who say to her, "May he (her grandson Obed) also

The Chiasm of Zechariah 1:12-17

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 Zechariah 1:12-17 the center is God's anger with the nations (Zech 1:15). http://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Zech%201:12-17a%20Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of 2 Chronicles 36:23

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In 2 Chronicles 36:23, the emphasis is on the fact that God charged Cyrus the king of

The Chiasm of 1 and 2 Kings1

A chiasm is a literary structure where the themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In 1-2 Kings, the emphasis is on the Omrid Dynasty (1 Kings 17-2 Kings 11).ASolomon and the

The Chiasm of 1 Kings 19:9-16

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In 1 Kings 19:9-16, the emphasis is on the fact that God did not speak

The Chiasm of 1 Kings 11:26-14:20: The Reign of Jeroboam I1

A chiasm is a literary structure where the themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In 1 Kings 11:26-14:20, the emphasis is on the cultic sins of Jeroboam (1 Kgs 12:26-33).A 1Ahijah

The Chiasm of 1 Kings 1-111

A chiasm is a literary structure where the themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In 1 Kings 1-11, the emphasis is on Solomon building "rival" buildings (1 Kings 7:1-12).AA Prophet Intervenes

The Hebrew Old Testament

The Hebrew canon of the first century was composed of twenty-four books. (The Hebrew canon is what Christians refer to as the Old Testament.) The canon was divided into the Law, the Prophets, and the Writings. The Law was composed of the five books of the Pentateuch. The Prophets were divided into the Former Prophets

In the Old Testament Were All Covenants Written?

Not all covenants of the Bible were written. The covenant between Jacob and Laban is an example of this. After a hostile confrontation, they made a covenant between themselves by taking oaths before God, making a heap of stones and setting up a pillar as their witnesses, and eating a ceremonial meal together which formally