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Course: The Book of Hebrews (eHEB)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-2
D

David

Jewish communities between the Old Testament and New Testament were expecting this king's descendant to bring about the transition from this age to the age to come.

E

Eschatology

Theological term for the study of the last days

Exempla

A literary device that provides lists of illustrations or examples that follow one after the other

H

Hellenistic

Term used to describe Greek speaking Jews

M

Melchizedek

King of Salem and high priest who blessed Abraham and received tithes from him

Moses

Hebrews 10 makes a contrast between the covenant made with this Old Testament prophet and the new covenant made in Christ.

P

Patristics

Term used for the study of the early Christian writers from the end of the New Testament to the beginning of the Medieval times.

Q

Qol Wahomer

Literary device that moves from light to heavy; because the simple premise is true, the more difficult must also be true.

Qumram

Archaeological site near the Dead Sea. The "Dead Sea Scrolls" were found in caves there during the last half of the 20th century.

R

Rhetorical

Term used to describe a literary style that is persuasive or urgent debate