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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Chages speeech usage of words in the Greek language Gen. A-syn’-de-ton ; or, No-Ands Mark 7: This term is applied to repetition of a subject or subjects, which reappear in varying order, thus determing the ” Structure ” of any portion of the Sacred Text.

An explanation immediately following a statement to make it more clear. I offer a few comments to clarify the nature of Fig. The position of one word changed, so as to be out of its proper or usaul place in a sentence.


Where the words are changed by a reading, or an inference, or in number, person, mood, or tense.

Bullinger: Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

Where the subjects of the alternate members correspond with each other, either by way of similarity or contrast. Some people teach that Fig.

An outburst of words, prompted by emotion. But for many folks, spesch Bible is like a box of jigsaw pieces: Syne-zeugmenon, or, Joint yoke Ex.

Hyp-al’-la-ge ; or, Interchange Gen. A change by which one bulljnger is cut in two, and another word put in between. Idiomatic use of prepositions Luke An’-a-co-lu’-thon ; or, Non-Sequence Gen.

The Repetition of Different Words In a similar order but same sense. As’-ter-is’-mos ; or, Indicating Ps. Ex’-ou-then-is’-mos ; or, Contempt 2Samuel 6: The repetition of words similar in sound, but different in language.

Figures of Speech Used in the Bible – Bullinger – SwordSearcher

Syn’-cho-re’-sis ; or, Concession Habakkuk 1: The repetition of words derived from the same root. Ep’-an-a-di-plo’-sis ; or, Encircling Gen. A declaration that one thing is or represents another: Where the sense is quite different from that which was first intended Matt. Vaden This aspect of Bible study has been a favorite since when I was introduced to the importance.


Figures of Speech by E. It’s better to say that if a words deviate from fact, they can be a figure of speech. The repetition fivures the same letters or syllables at the end of successive words.

And the words of the Bible are ancient as well as eastern.

Compare Metaphorabove. By way of trying or testing Gen.

Figures of speech used in the Bible:

Sym’-plo-ke ; or, Interwining 1Cor. Idiomatic usage of verbs Gen. Persons represented as inanimate things.

Parenthetic addition by way of apology or excuse. Where the words are used by man in dissimulation Gen. Eu’-phem-is’-mos ; or, Euphemy Seech. Chleu-as’-mos ; or, Mocking Ps.

An appeal to others as having interests in common. Ep-an’-od-os ; or, Inversion Gen.