What does “rightly dividing the word of truth” mean in (2 Tim 2:15)? By: Steve Shirley A: The Greek word for “dividing” in (2 Tim 2:15) is “orthotomeo.” Interestingly, this word is used nowhere else in the Bible. It literally means “to cut straight.” A parallel could be made to an occupation which demands precise, […]
Basic Hermeneutics Biblical hermeneutics is the study of the principles of interpretation concerning the books of the Bible. It is part of the broader field of hermeneutics which involves the study of principles of interpretation for all forms of communication, nonverbal and verbal.