Hermeneutics - The Science of Interpretation
- Define “proverb.” Include two or three examples in your answer.
- On p. 84, Stein asks, “Is a proverb to be interpreted as a universal law? In about 100 words, sum up Stein’s answer to this question. Provide and explain some helpful examples.
- Identify the following verses of scripture as a. proverb b. not a proverb
- ____ “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money...”
- ____ “I tell you, No; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.”
- ____ “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
- ____ “For all who draw the sword will die by the sword.”
- ____ “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
- ____ “Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.”
- ____ The Lord does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
- ____ And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
- ____ The fear of the Lord brings length of days
- ____ This took place at Bethany beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.