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 Isaiah 6:10 the emphasis is on God's judgment of making rebels spiritually blind. https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Isa-6.10a-Chiasm.pdf
God Warned the Jews of the Coming of the Babylonians Just as He Has Warned Christians of the Coming of the Antichrist What Can We Learn from Habakkuk?
The Jews of Judah never expected that God would allow their nation to be defeated by the wicked Babylonians. Yet it was in God's plan that Babylon conquer his people. In the future God has shown that the antichrist will "make war with the saints and... overcome them" (Rev 13:7). Those future believers can learn
Biblical history Is divided into seven covenantal ages. As one studies them, it becomes clear that they also all have the same general pattern of events. https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-Revf-Covenant-List.pdf
The Bible is filled with a literary structure called a chiasm. A chiasm is a form of writing where the words of parallel passages are repeated in inverted order as in the phrase " the first shall be last and the last first." C. John Collins suggests how to interpret them. https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-Reve-Interpreting-Chiasms.pdf
What was the order in which the books of the Bible were written? One cannot know exactly, but the following chart provides credible order for their authorship along with their approximate dates. https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-Revd-Order-Books-Written.pdf
To appreciate a book one must understand its plot. Unfortunately few readers understand the plot of the Bible. Its plot begins in Genesis 1 and 2 where God places Adam and Eve in the world as his vassal king and queen to rule it for him. Then Satan came along and Adam and Eve switched
Every covenantal age of Biblical history has the same pattern of events. First God makes a covenant with his people. Next his people break the covenant. Since the covenants are legal contracts, when the covenant is broken, God institutes a lawsuit against the covenant breakers. The first stage of the lawsuit is that God sends
The Bible divides history into seven covenantal ages. In each of these covenantal ages the same events recur in the same order: the making of a covenant between God and his people; next the breaking of the covenant; then God sends messengers to the covenant breakers; and lastly God brings judgement on the covenant breakers.
A chiasm is an inverted parallelism where words or themes are repeated in reverse order. When a chiasm has a center, the center is typically the climax of the chiasm. Genesis 1 - Joshua 24 is written as a thematic chiasm, with the climactic center being the making of the covenant at Sinai. https://howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-Josha-Chiasm.pdf
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 Gensis 28 the emphasis is on the sin of Judah with Tamar and his being found