Saturday, April 07, 2018


AGAIN FOR PASSOVER: Enallage in the Bible (Prof. Marc Zvi Brettler,
“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is better than wine” (Song 1:2). The Song of Songs opens with this sudden shift in person, an ungrammatical syntactic substitution called enallage. How common is this literary device, and why is it used?
For the connection between Passover and the Song of Songs, see here.

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