qThe essential resource for Scripture studentsq--Cover.afathera), the word Jesus (Mk 14, 36 and many other places) and, following him, the early church (Rom 8, 15) used to address God. ... In the poetry of the Hebrew Bible all acrostics are alphabetical: the individual lines of a poem (or occasionally small groups of lines) begin with the ... The acrostic form, besides giving the esthetic pleasure of a pattern, may have been intended to make memorization easier.
|Author||:||Jean Marie Hiesberger|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2006-12|