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Poetic Metaphor
How to Read Biblical Poetry
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Understanding poetic metaphor used by the biblical authors to communicate complex ideas will help us read biblical poetry with more insight.
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Episode 1
Poetry
Episode 2
Poetic Metaphor
Episode 3
The Book of Psalms
Episode 4
The Prophets
Episode 5
The Books of Solomon
Episode 6
Apocalyptic Literature
Episode 1
Poetry
Episode 2
Poetic Metaphor
Episode 3
The Book of Psalms
Episode 4
The Prophets
Episode 5
The Books of Solomon
Episode 6
Apocalyptic Literature

Understanding how metaphors are used in the Bible is an essential tool for reading biblical poetry. Anytime someone describes one thing to give meaning to something else, they are using metaphorical thinking. Metaphors are everywhere in the Bible and in our everyday speech. In this video, we’ll explore this crucial aspect of biblical language.

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