Tags : Exegesis

21

Nov

Principles of Bible Reading: From Text to Application

Good Bible interpretation is radically text-centered and moves from text to application. This involves avoiding confirmation bias, letting the Bible determine subject matter, and not insisting that every text be reducible to an ethical “action point.”

01

Apr

Text שִׂנְאָה תְּעוֺרֵר מְדָנִים וְעַל כָּל־פְּשָׁעִים תְּכַסֶּה אַהֲבָה׃ (more…)

28

Mar

While the primary sense unit in most of the book of Proverbs is the individual verse, some of the sayings group together rather naturally. Sometimes this is pretty clearly because the verses were originally a unit, and for one reason or another the subsequent versification did not reflect this original unity (i.e. Proverbs 30:7-9). At…

14

Mar

Text מְקוֺר חַיִּים פִּי צַדִּיק וּפִי רְשָׁעִים יְכַסֶּה חָמָס׃ (more…)

07

Mar

Text קֺרֵץ עַיִן יִתֵּן עַצָּבֶת וֶאֱוִיל שְׂפָתַיִם יִלָּבֵט׃ (more…)

04

Mar

Text הוֺלֵךְ בַּתֺּם יֵלֶךְ בֶּטַח וּמְעַקֵשׁ דְּרָכָיו יְוָּדֵעַ׃ (more…)

28

Feb

Text חֲכַם־לֵב יִקַּח מִצְוֺת וֶאֱוִיל שְׂפָתַיִם יִלָּבֵט׃ (more…)

14

Feb

Text בְּרָכוֺת לְרֺאשׁ צַדִּיק וּפִי רְשָׁעִים יְכַסֶּה חָמָס׃ (more…)

29

Aug

Text: [mouse over words for brief parsing, click for full details] אׂגֵר בַּקַּיִץ בֵּן מַשְׂכִּיל נִרדָּם בַּקָּצִיר בֵּן מֵבִישׁ׃ (more…)

18

Aug

Text: רָאשׁ עׂשֶׂה כַף־רְמִיָּה וְיַד חָרוּצִים תַּעֲשִׁיר׃ (more…)