Last week we began to look at how to read POETRY in the bible. This week we have the second of three videos on this subject.

It is about Metaphor and shows how the picturesque language used in Biblical poetry is picked up from earlier narrative and doesn’t stand alone.

The Bible really is a complete unit despite its many authors.

Digging deeper

There’s a lot more that could be said on this topic. This video goes into much more detail about Hebrew poetry and it structure.

These videos are produced by a group called BibleProject; their website is at with lots more information.