Psalms
Proverbs
Job
Song of Songs
Lamentations
100

Who wrote some (but not all) of the psalms?

David

100

Who is Proverbs typically attributed to? AKA who do many think the author is? 

Solomon

100

What do Job's friends represent the best of?

The best philosophers of his time/of the land.

100

Who is the book often attributed to, but probably didn't write it?

Solomon

100

Did the author live before or after the attack/defeat of Jerusalem?

After--this is them reflecting back on the destruction and the capturing of the city as well as exile.

200

How many mini-books are there in the entire book of Psalms?

5

200

Who is the individual introduced in the second half of Proverbs 31?

The Wise Woman

200

True or False: The accuser claims that the only reason Job obeys God is because he is in it for the rewards. 

True

200

Name 1 of the 4 themes in the book.

Intense Desire (Seeking & Finding), Right Timing, Joy of Physical Attraction, Symbolic Love

200
How is the Hebrew ordered/structured in these poems?

Acrostics

300

What are the two main types of psalms?

Lament & praise

300

Is there a distinct structure to the "proverbs" themselves in this book?

No!

300

Which "corner" of the "Triangle of Claims" does Eliphaz defend?

God's Righteousness

300

At the end of the book, love is compared to what for being both beautiful and dangerous?

Fire!

300

Which poem/chapter is the longest in the book?

Lamentations 3

400

What are the three main parts of the book as a whole? (Hint: the mini-books make up one main section).

Introduction, middle, and conclusion

400

What are the two main themes in the book of Proverbs?

Wisdom & Fear of the Lord

400

What is the Retribution Principle?

The righteous will prosper, and the wicked will suffer.

400

Name 1 interpretation of the Song of Songs

Jewish (God & Israel); Christian (Christ & Church); other ancient love poetry (like Egypt & Babylon)

400

Name 1 of the 3 things which lament poems are/offer:

A form of protest, a way of processing emotion, a place to voice confusion.

500

What word ties the last 5 Psalms together? This word is repeated constantly throughout them.

Hallelujah!

500

Proverbs = _______________, but Proverbs do not = ___________________

Proverbs = PROBABILITIES, but Proverbs do not = PROMISES

500

What two creatures does God introduce Job to at the end of the book? And yes, you need to name BOTH.

Behemoth & Leviathan

500

What key feature of the Song of Songs calls back to the beginning of Genesis?

Garden imagery

500

How does the structure of the poems contrast with their content?

The ordered and linear structure of the poem contrasts with the messiness of lamenting and expressing emotion without restraint. 

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