Enigmatic or allegorical statements whose meaning must be searched for or revealed by God. They may be compared with other forms of obscure communication and contrasted with clear messages. Riddles are associated with proverbs and parables as means of teaching wisdom.
The riddle posed Jdg 14:5-14 In the ancient world, riddles were popular at feasts and special occasions.
The riddle solved Jdg 14:15-20
Further examples of riddles
Four mysteries Pr 30:18-19
Riddles and prophetic communication
Riddles as means of teaching wisdom
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