Bible Finale Study Guide

studied byStudied by 21 people
0.0(0)
get a hint
hint

Everything we read, whether it be the hunger games, a book of poetry, a history book, a love letter, or a cereal box, we read exactly the same way.

1 / 101

Tags and Description

Fall Semester Exam

102 Terms

1

Everything we read, whether it be the hunger games, a book of poetry, a history book, a love letter, or a cereal box, we read exactly the same way.

False

New cards
2

The Bible is made up of different kinds of literature?

True

New cards
3

The Bible was initially written thousands of years ago to be read and understood by people other than us who spoke a different

True

New cards
4

One challenge of interpreting the Bible is that it has become too familiar.

True

New cards
5

It’s not good to ask too many questions while you are reading the Bible

False

New cards
6

The Bible is both the Word of God and the word of humans

True

New cards
7

The Bible was originally written in Greek and Latin

False

New cards
8

There are no difference in any of the ancient manuscripts of the Bible

False

New cards
9

The first complete translation of the Bible into English was in the first century AD.

False

New cards
10

The King James Version used today was translated over 200 years ago.

True

New cards
11

The King James Version has never been revised

False

New cards
12

Another name for the Authorized Version of 1611 is the English Standard Version

False

New cards
13

The Oxford Standard Edition translated in 1769 is the King James Version that is used today

True

New cards
14

It is always better to choose a translation that translates literally word for word straight from the original language into English even if that means the wording is awkward and might be hard to understand

False

New cards
15

The formal translation approach tries to maintain the structure of the source language

True

New cards
16

A translation that uses today’s language is following the functional translation approach.

True

New cards
17

The New Living Translation is an example of a translation that uses the formal, word-for-word approach

False

New cards
18

When interpreting the Bible, it is important to understand what the passage meant to the original readers

True

New cards
19

When studying a Bible verse, the question to ask at the start is what does it mean to me?

False

New cards
20

The interpretive journey begins with applying the Bible to our individual situation

False

New cards
21

God spoke the Bible directly to all people in all places

False

New cards
22

If an interpretation is not consistent with the historical-cultural context, it is not a valid interpretation

True

New cards
23

"Mind the Gap" refers to the gap in time between the Old Testament and the New Testament

False

New cards
24

The book introduction sections in the NIV Study Bible are available free online

True

New cards
25

Freed slaves in Rome were usually rejected by society and lived in poverty

False

New cards
26

Slavery was condemned by Paul, Jesus, and most of the early church

False

New cards
27

Manumission was rare in Rome in the first century AD

False

New cards
28

Our culture influences how we understand the Bible in ways that we are not even aware

True

New cards
29

Literary context is what we bring to the text

False

New cards
30

The chapter and verse numbers we have in Bibles today were in the original autographs

False

New cards
31

The meaning of a verse depends on the verses around it

True

New cards
32

The literary context of a passage includes the entire book of the Bible the passage is in

True

New cards
33

Historical-cultural context and literary context are essentially the same thing

False

New cards
34

Studying the literary context reveals that Jeremiah 29:11 (“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”) is about personal fulfillment

False

New cards
35

The part about Paul sending Timothy and Epaphroditus back to the Philippians is in Philippians chapter 2

True

New cards
36

The primary literary genre of Deuteronomy is law

True

New cards
37

The primary literary genre of Jeremiah is historical narrative

False

New cards
38

The primary literary genre of Galatians is letter.

True

New cards
39

The concordances we use in class are called “exhaustive" because it took the authors most of their lives to complete

False

New cards
40

The concordances we use in class can be used to find actual Hebrew and Greek words

True

New cards
41

Each time a certain Greek word occurs in the Bible, it is translated into English using the same English word

False

New cards
42

For words that have a wide semantic range, context can help determine which meaning of the word is intended

True

New cards
43

The Hebrew word translated "loved" in 1 Samuel 18:1 ("Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself.") never refers to romantic love

False

New cards
44

You need to be a biblical languages scholar to find the actual Greek and Hebrew words the Bible is translated from

False

New cards
45

In addition to concordances, your teacher recommended using Bible Dictionaries when doing word studies

True

New cards
46

Prophecy, Poetry, and Gospel are examples of biblical

Genres

New cards
47

Which one of these is NOT one of the 7 main kinds of literature that are found in the Bible?

Drama

New cards
48

What should be the primary reason for reading the Bible?

None of the above

New cards
49

The original texts of the Bible—the ones that Moses and Paul actually wrote—are called

Autographs

New cards
50

What is the science of interpretation?

Hermeneutics

New cards
51

The Bible was originally written in

Greek and Hebrew

New cards
52

What is the technical discipline that compares the various copies of a biblical text in an effort to determine what was most likely the original?

Textual criticism

New cards
53

Which of these translations was made from Greek and Hebrew into Latin by our good friend Jerome in about 400 AD?

Vulgate

New cards
54

Which of these translations was the first complete translation of the Bible into English and was translated from the Vulgate?

Wycliffe Bible

New cards
55

The earliest translation of the New Testament into English directly from Greek was the…

Tyndale Bible

New cards
56

Which one was NOT featured in the video Battle for the Bible?

Miles Coverdale

New cards
57

William Tyndale famously said, “The boy that drives the plow will…

Know more Scripture than you.”

New cards
58

When was the Wycliffe Bible translated?

14th century

New cards
59

The Authorized Version of 1611 is also known as the

King James Version

New cards
60

Which Bible was the Bible of Shakespeare, the Puritans, and the Pilgrims?

None of the above

New cards
61

In what year was the New King James Version published?

1979

New cards
62

Which one of these is NOT one of the guidelines suggested for choosing a translation?

Choose a translation that closely parallels the word order of the original.

New cards
63

Which of these is true of a more functional translation approach?

Tends to distort original text

New cards
64

The Tyndale Bible was smuggled into England by

Putting them inside other books

New cards
65

What language was spoken by 14th century Catholic priests in England?

Latin

New cards
66

What is the 18th century American movement called that saw an increase in religious enthusiasm and emphasized emotional response?

Great Awakening

New cards
67

Complete this sentence I gave you in class: The true meaning of a biblical text…

Is what God originally intended it to mean

New cards
68

Commentaries are widely used to study specific verses and passages. Why are they also extremely useful for studying historical-cultural context?

They have a large introduction section before the verse-by-verse commentary.

New cards
69

Which of these catch phrases did I give you to help you remember the importance of historical-cultural context?

Mind the Gap

New cards
70

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” What is the antecedent of the pronoun "you"?

Jewish leaders exiled in Babylon

New cards
71

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” About when were these words written?

600 BC

New cards
72

Which of these was the superpower before the time of Jeremiah and defeated the Northern Kingdom in in 722 BC?

Assyria

New cards
73

Which of these was NOT a part of the historical-cultural context of slavery in the New Testament?

Slavery was based on race.

New cards
74

Which one of these was NOT a common reason for someone to become a slave?

From a certain race

New cards
75

Manumission is the word for…

Freeing a slave

New cards
76

What is the name of the slave mentioned in the New Testament?

Onesimus

New cards
77

It is thought that the slave in the book of Philemon ended up becoming a…

Church leader

New cards
78

Which of these refers to everything we know beforehand and bring with us as we read a particular Bible passage at a particular time?

Preunderstanding

New cards
79

Which of these best summarizes the term “overstanding” as we defined it in class?

Pride

New cards
80

Which of these best represents interpretational reflex?

Making sense of the Bible primarily with explanations from your culture

New cards
81

If you want to study the literary context of a passage, you should study the…

Text before and after the passage

New cards
82

Chapter and verse numbers were first added to the Bible in the _____ century

16th

New cards
83

A critical question that literary context tries to answer is…

What is the flow of the text?

New cards
84

What is the context of John 3:16?

Jesus talking with Nicodemus

New cards
85

What is the popular verse Jeremiah 29:11 about?

Israel’s future

New cards
86

The immediate context of Philippians 4:13 is Paul

Thanking for a gift

New cards
87

Which of these best represents what the popular verse Philippians 4:13 is about?

Being content no matter what happens

New cards
88

Which of these best answers the question, What is the Bible about?

The whole world being saved

New cards
89

Which of these questions is the question to ask when studying genres?

What are the rules of the game?

New cards
90

Which of these is the chapter heading I gave you for Philippians 4?

Paul Thanks Philippians for Gift

New cards
91

In which chapter of Philippians does Paul list reasons for looking on the bright side of being in prison?

Chapter 1

New cards
92

What is the primary literary genre of 1 and 2 Kings?

Historical narrative

New cards
93

What is the primary literary genre of 1 and 2 Peter?

Letter

New cards
94

Which of these has the primary literary genre of prophecy?

Ezekiel

New cards
95

What is the primary literary genre of Judges?

Historical narrative

New cards
96

What is the semantic range of a word?

All the possible meanings of a word

New cards
97

The word "LORD" (all caps) in the NIV of Isaiah 53:6 is a translation of the Hebrew word

Yahweh

New cards
98

About how many times does the word "Trinity" occur in the NIV?

Less than 10

New cards
99

Which of these is NOT one of the guidelines your teacher gave you for making chapter headings?

Accurate

New cards
100

Why did we watch a cricket video in class?

Just like different games have different rules for playing, different genres have different rules for reading

New cards

Explore top notes

note Note
studied byStudied by 6 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 164 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 11760 people
Updated ... ago
4.7 Stars(82)
note Note
studied byStudied by 2 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 504 people
Updated ... ago
4.7 Stars(16)
note Note
studied byStudied by 70 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(2)
note Note
studied byStudied by 9 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 2 people
Updated ... ago
4.0 Stars(1)

Explore top flashcards

flashcards Flashcard89 terms
studied byStudied by 8 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard52 terms
studied byStudied by 10 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard100 terms
studied byStudied by 5 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(2)
flashcards Flashcard33 terms
studied byStudied by 1 person
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard20 terms
studied byStudied by 11 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard22 terms
studied byStudied by 3 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard40 terms
studied byStudied by 1 person
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard184 terms
studied byStudied by 60 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)