BIBL 104 – Week 4 Quiz

When God finally responds to Job (38:1-41:34), a dialogue takes place where Job asks God questions regarding suffering, and God replies with the answers.
False. (2.5 out of 2.5)

How is the Hebrew term hevel (“meaningless”, “vapor”, or “futility”) used throughout the book?
To describe various aspects of life in a fallen world and our fleeing earthly existence. (2.5 out of 2.5)

Why did God allow such events to happen to Job?
God does not explain his reason behind Job’s suffering. (2.5 out of 2.5)

As a result of all these tragedies, Job’s wife loses faith and turns her back on God.
False. (2.5 out of 2.5)

According to Hayes and Duvall it is not important to observe the emotional dimension of the psalms.
False. (2.5 out of 2.5)

What practical matters are addressed in the book of Proverbs?
*NOT* Wealth and Poverty. (0 out of 2.5)

What indications does the text give that the writer of Ecclesiastes if Solomon?
Solomon introduces himself as “son of David, king in Jerusalem.” (2.5 out of 2.5)

At least twenty-five of the 116 quotations from Psalms predicatively refer to Christ, the anointed messianic King.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

The Psalms reflect the passion of the true worshiper and express the full range of human emotions as we enter into God’s presence and seek His help for daily life.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

A proverb is a short poetic sentence conveying wisdom in a concise and memorable form.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

Hebrew poetry is characterized by terseness, a high degree of structure, and figurative imagery.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

In many ways, Proverbs serves as a teacher’s manual for teaching biblical principles of success, prosperity, and godly living.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

What was wrong with the advice of Job’s three friends?
B and C. (2.5 out of 2.5)

How was Elihu’s perspective different and unique?
All of the above. (2.5 out of 2.5)

Hayes and Duvall advocate interpreting Psalms in the same fashion as you would Romans.
False. (2.5 out of 2.5)

There is no real sense of meaning and purpose to life without God.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

In describing the enormity of Job’s losses, it would be accurate to say all of Job’s earthly possessions were taken from him. His servants and all his children were killed. Job was afflicted with painful sores from the bottom of his feet to the top of his head.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

The key elements of a lament include:
All of the above. (2.5 out of 2.5)

The book of Job is compromised primarily of poetic dialogue; only the first two chapters and the last chapter are narrative.
True. (2.5 out of 2.5)

While the focus of the royal psalms is the human Davidic king, the theme of the kingship (or enthronement) psalms is…
*NOT* all of the above. (0 out of 2.5)

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