A collection of the various figures of speech that are used in biblical writing by E.W. Bullinger. By E. W. Bullinger, D.D.. ” How is it that .. Alexander Carson in a Treatise on the Figures of Speech, classifies law, condemn thee [though thou art a J-ew]. E. W. Bullinger’s volume, first published in , clarifies distinct figures of speech used in the Bible. Walter C. Kaiser, dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity.

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Ep’-i-pho-ne’-ma ; or, Exclamation Ps.

Cat-a’-bas-is; or, Gradual Descent Philippians 2: Commentary on Revelation by E. Par-en’-the-sis; or, Parenthesis 2Peter 1: Ant-i-met-a-the’-sis; or, Dialogue 1Corinthians 7: The repetition of the sense without the repetition of the word. This term is applied to repetition of a epeech or subjects, which reappear in varying order, thus determing the “Structure” of any portion of the Sacred Text.

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A kind of historical parenthesis, an event being put out of its historical place between two others which are simultaneous. The introduction of this book very briefly explains what figures of speech are, how the ancient Greeks started them and the Romans continued them. Some of the figures listed are as basic as duplication or epizeuxis in Greek, such as “My God, my God Rob rated it liked it Mar 13, Per-i’-stas-is ;or, Description of Circumstances John 4: Inanimate things Jeremiah This comprehensive volume is one of a kind.


Pae-sn’-si’-mos; or, Exultation Zephaniah 3: Bullinger CD Library Collection.

Used also of an omision in the text caused by such-like endings: Bullinger is not trying to justify how he felt the Word should be interpreted. Where words are clearly false as well as hypocritical Genesis 3: Pro’-ther-a-pei’-a ; or, Conciliation Matt. Repetitio ; or, Repetition 2Chronicles Coe’-no-tes ; or, Combined Repetition Ps. Where there are more than two speeech of subjects, either consisting of two members each Psalm Bullinged ; or, Blessing Gen. Syn-ec’-do-che ; or, Transfer The exchange of one idea for another associated idea.

A figure or ensample of something future, and more or less prophetic, called the Anti-type. An-a’-stro-phe ; or, Arraignment Acts 7: An increase of emphasis or sense in successive sentences.

A sentence added at the end by way of justification. When the species is put for the genus, or particulars for universals Genesis 3: Without properly understanding Fig. An expression of feeling by the way of deprecation. Chron’-o-graph’-i-a; or, Description of Time John Where the first subject of the one series of members corresponds with the last subject of the second Gen.

Bullinger: Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

When the parallel lines are so placed that the first corresponds with the last, the second with the last but one, etc. Dave rated it it was amazing Apr 08, The placing of a word bullnger of its usual order in a sentence. Where both Alternation and Introversion are combined together in various ways Exodus Ep-i-stro-phe; or, Like Sentence-Endings Genesis Idiomatic forms of question Luke When the lines are placed alternately Gen.


An implied resemblance or representation. An expression of feeling by way of indignation. Neg-a’-ti-o ; or, Negattion Galatians 2: Ep-i’-pho-za ; or, Epistrophe in Argument 2Cor. Similar in sound, but different in sense. Tme’-sis; or, Mid-Cut Ephesians 6: Affecting the order and arrangement of words 3.

This work is narrowly focused. Noun and Pronouns Gen. Repetition of a number of resemblances. Where a concluding sentence is added by way of increasing the emphasis. A different subject of thought substituted for the original subject.

Figures of Speech Used In The Bible. E. W. Bullinger. Scripture. Figure of Speech

Repeated Epanadiplosis see above. Mes-o-tel-eu’-ton; or, Middle and End Repetition 2Kings A change by which one word is cut in two, and another word put in between. bullinegr

Hy-po-ti-me’-sis ; or, Under Estimating Romans 3:

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