Chiasm

Jonah 1:11-16

Continuing our studies in Jonah, here are some attempted analyses of Jonah 1:11-16. This is the passage where the sailors ask Jonah how the sea can be made calm for them. Initially they do not follow Jonah’s drastic instructions, but then,… Read More ›

The Structure of Amos 5:1-17

Amos Ch. 5:1-17 has a well-recognised thematically-based chiastic structure. I have re-analysed this interesting passage, and believe that I have found some “formal” structures (sub-chiasms, parallel structures etc.) which correspond, partly, with the known structures of Hebrew poetry, and which are superimposed… Read More ›