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The Chiasm of Matthew 26:14-25

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words and themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 26:14-25, the climax is Jesus saying, "My (appointed) time is near" (Matt 26:18b). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-26.14-25a-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Matthew 26:14-16

A chiasm is a literary structure where words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 26:14-16 the climax is "And they weighed out thirty pieces of silver to him" (Matt 26:15b) https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-26.14-16a-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Matthew 26:6-13

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 26:6-13, the center is Jesus answering the criticism by the disciples of the woman who anointed Jesus'

The Chiasm of Matthew 26:1-5

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 26:1-5, the climax is "they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him" (Matt 26:4). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-26.1-5a-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Matthew 25:31-46

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 25:31-46, the center is the parallel accounts of the judgment of the sheep and the goats (Matt 25:34-45). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-25.31-46b-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Matthew 25:14-30

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 25:14-30, the center and climax is that in the parable the master was gone for a long time before he

The Chiasm of Matthew 25:1-13

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 25:1-13 the center and climax in the parable of the prudent and foolish virgins is the coming of the bridegroom

The Chiasm of Matthew 24:30 and Its Implications

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 24:30, the center and climax is a quotation from Zechariah 12:10 of a future conversion of Israel. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-24.30i-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasm of Matthew 24:22

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 24:22 the climax is that the days of the great tribulation (Matt 24:21) will be cut short for the sake

The Chiasm of Matthew 24:4-5

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 24:4-5, the center states that false messiahs will come in Christ's name "saying, 'I am the Christ,'"