Book of Proverbs

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an Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)

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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.
Specific topics include a comprehensive bibliography on Clement's scriptural interpretation, negative theology and dialectics in his understanding of the status and function of scripture, Clement and the Book of Proverbs, the philosophical problem of "place" in his exegesis of the prologue to the Gospel of John, and his exegesis of 1 John in the Adumbrationes.
The Book of Proverbs says: "A wise man is strong, a man of knowledge increaseth strength".
Smith County Judge Randall Lee Rogers ordered Josten Bundy to write a passage from the Book of Proverbs 25 times a day for two weeks as penalty for an assault charge.
A clue to the fate of the righteous and the wicked may be found in the Book of Proverbs.
On Lavelle's advice he bought a copy of the New International Version and began, as the pitcher suggested, by reading one of the 31 sections of the Book of Proverbs every day for a month.
Its oldest handwritten book is a Coptic codex of the biblical Book of Proverbs that dates back from the third century.
Drawing on medieval biblical exegesis, I contend that weyssheyt in God's final judgment alludes to the biblical Book of Proverbs and its account of personified Wisdom, who is present with God before creation and plays before him at all times.
One of the best sources of common sense comes from the Book of Proverbs in the Old Testament, commencing in Chapter 10.
This epistle's consistent ethical concern with behavior is reminiscent of wisdom literature found in the Old Testament such as the book of Proverbs and in other ancient Near Eastern cultures.
The last chapter of the Book of Proverbs describes the characteristics of a virtuous woman.
As the author of the Book of Proverbs says "when vision dies the people perish".
It first appears in a book of proverbs published in 1670 but other phrases meaning the same thing can be traced back hundreds of years further.
Some canonical texts, though, espouse the importance of animals; a line in the Book of Proverbs declares "A righteous person takes heed of the life of his beast," and the Talmud exhorts that "A person must not eat before feeding his animal.
The Book of Proverbs has lots to say about doing well by learning what's right and following it.