Tropological Interpretation

Tropological Interpretation is where a moral signification is given to a passage. An illustration will explain this sense. In De 25:4 we read, "Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn." Paul (1Co 9:9) quotes this precept of the law, adding the comment," Doth God take care for oxen ? Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written." Blunt, Dict, of Doctrines, s.v. SEE HERMENEUTICS,

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