(2) For our purposes, in discussing the role of discipline in Jewish wisdom texts, the Book of Proverbs, the Book of Ben Sira, and the Wisdom of Solomon will serve as exemplars.
(16.) Also see Sir 6:18, 30:13, and 42:5 (however, note that some of this line is lacking in Beentjes, The Book of Ben Sira in Hebrew, 166.).
The Book of Ben Sira in Hebrew: A Text Edition of All Extant Hebrew Manuscripts and a Synopsis of All Parallel Hebrew Ben Sira Texts.
The Texts and Versions of the Book of Ben Sira: Transmission and Interpretation.
The topics include the emotional relationship of the married couple Hannah and Tobit, daughters and their fathers in the Book of Ben Sira
, the fate of the impious and of their families, examples in the Psalms of parents rejoicing over their children, marriage and family in Flavius Josephus' Contra Apionem against its Hellenistic background, and the marriage of Tobias and Sara in the Venerable Bede's commentary on Tobit.
The Book of Ben Sira in Modern Research: Proceedings of the First International Ben Sira Conference, 28-31 July 1996, Soesterberg, Netherlands.
1-22), Friedrich Vinzenz Reiterer reviews recent research on the Book of Ben Sira (pp.
Eight of the articles examine Deuteronomistic history (one is in German and one in French) and two are on the Book of Ben Sira
. Other topics include archaeology and textual evidence from Sanballat, questions of Assyrian activity in the West, and an intriguing article by Susan Ackerman on apotropaic figurines and other protective traditions used for doorposts and elsewhere as a possible avenue of interpretation for cryptic references in Exodus 38:8 and 1 Sam 2:22.
The texts and versions of the Book of Ben Sira
; transmission and interpretation.
Balla presents a revision of her 2008 doctoral dissertation Attitudes Toward Sexuality in the Book of Ben Sira
at Murdock University, Australia.