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Judgment prophecy assumes that, even if not stated, if the people repent, judgment will not come. Prophets also tend to speak in figurative language, using cosmic terminology. 


Hermeneutics for Prophecy (Part 1)

I. Judgment Prophecy

A. Rule - Judgment prophecy assumes, even if not stated, that if the people repent judgment will not come.

B. Examples

1. Jonah 3:4, 10

2. Jeremiah 18:7-10

3. Micah 3:12 (cf. Jeremiah 26:16-19)

4. 1 Kings 21:20-29

C. Quote from C. B. Caird, pp. 56-57

II. The Language of Prophecy - Cosmic terminology

A. Rule - Prophets tend to speak in figurative language, using cosmic terminology.

B. Examples

1. Isaiah 13:9-11

2. Jeremiah 4:23-28

3. Isaiah 24:23

4. Joel 2:10, 31; 3:15

5. Jeremiah 15:9

6. Amos 8:9

7. Ezekiel 32:7-8

8. Habakkuk 3:11

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