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Dr. J. Vernon McGee :: Poetical Books

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POETICAL BOOKS


Job is the first of the poetical books, which also include Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, and Lamentations. The reference is to the form of the content and does not imply imaginative or capricious content. Neither does the term “poetical” mean that it is rhythmic. Hebrew poetry is achieved by repeating an idea, a technique called parallelism. The dialogue in the Book of Job is poetry because conversation was in poetry in that day. The Iliad and Odyssey of Homer are examples in secular literature.

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