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The poetry of Job

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Published by A. C. McClurg and company in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Job -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George H. Gilbert.
    ContributionsGilbert, George Holley, 1854-1930.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23326115M
    OCLC/WorldCa1386653


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Kind in the book of Job to the Israelites, either to the nation or to their worship, etc. There are no references to the Law of Moses, the tabernacle, the priesthood, the judges or kings, etc. On the contrary, God speaks directly to Job, just as He does in the Divisions of the book * Description of Job’s trials (ch.

1,2) File Size: 1MB. Robert Alter. The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and York: W. Norton & Co., The Bible contains some of the most beautiful poetry ever written. The only problem is that much of it was penned in ancient Hebrew, a language that few people can read and even fewer are fluent enough in to appreciate the power of the verse.

Job's Job: Mourning. Job spends his entire book in a position of sadness and loss. Most books of the Bible take place on larger stages, but the Book of Job goes down at a very specific and narrow point in the human life cycle: mourning.

If we were to film this book, the whole movie would take place on a single set, probably in a single day. The 3 plus 3 meter in the Book of Job is unmistakable.

Whether it be in the cycles of addresses of Job and his friends or in the Elihu monologue or in the Jehovah speeches, the predominant epic meter is clear.

Jerome had spoken of "the hexameters" of Job to in distinguishing the prose from the poetry. There is no serious disagreement. The Book of Job may be divided into two sections of prose narrative, consisting of a prologue (chapters 1–2) and an epilogue (chapter –17), and intervening poetic disputation (chapters 3–).

The prose narratives date to before The poetry of Job book 6th century bce, and the poetry has been dated between the 6th and the 4th century bce. Chapters He says that in Hebrew, The Book of Job is a perfect Hebrew poetry. If you read & study his Book of Job commentary, you will finally understand the Book of Job, as much as we can here on earth.

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No doubt many readers will conjure images of the so-called poetic books in the Old Testament (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon) upon hearing the term "biblical poetry.".

The theme of The Book of Job is nothing less than human suffering and the transcendence of it: it pulses with moral energy, outrage, and spiritual insight.

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First, Job is an ancient document, one of the oldest in the Scriptures. Second, the bulk of the book is in the form of poetry, a genre not normally associated with science writing. To be sure, it isn’t science writing as we’ve come to know it. The vigorous authentic style of Hebrew poetry used in the book of Job makes it evident that it was an original composition in Hebrew, the language of Moses.

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