Keywords: biblical phrase, method, expression, re-interpretation, stability, reproduction, topological approach.


 The article deals with new methods of biblical phrase studies. The following methods have been under consideration: attributive, phraseological identification, phraseological application, dictionary definitions, componental and contextological analyses. A conclusion is made that using different methods is necessary as it promotes a comprehensive and profound elucidation and re-interpretation of every biblical phrase.


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Kryński, A., Poluzhyn, M., & Venzhynovych, N. (2019). METHODS OF BIBLICAL PHRASE STUDIES. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 35(4), 62-69.

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