Book of Proverbs

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

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In particular, the Book of Proverbs seems to have left an indelible mark on Jane Austen.
Section III considers how the wisdom literature, particularly the book of Proverbs, addresses injustice in exchange.
John Miller starts from the premise that the book of Proverbs consists of a first edition that reflects the Solomonic time period and a second edition compiled by "state-supported Levites" (20) during the time of Hezekiah.
Voices from the book of Proverbs and the letter of James--and poetically, the psalms--give us tangible instructions about practicing the Christian life.
He also lacks a 'hinterland', and there is no evidence of broad culture or knowledge of history, economics, art or pretty well anything--except, to his credit, the Bible (one catches echoes of the Book of Proverbs in quite a number of places).
I've always said that her stories remind me of the book of Proverbs, they are simple, about life and and if you're willing, there's always a lesson to be learned
Mentioned in the book of Proverbs, prized possession of kings for thousands of years, the greyhound is both an efficient hunter and a gentle, affectionate companion.
He quotes King Solomon from the Bible's Book of Proverbs, "Where there is no vision, the people perish.
In the book of Proverbs, King Solomon states that in the time of trouble a goat will sell for the price of a field.
In conjunction with the class, Drollinger wrote a note several weeks ago, citing the Book of Proverbs, which details the duties of a woman to her family.
Indeed, the Book of Proverbs stresses the importance of verbal rather than visual means of understanding and analysis.
Or as the Book of Proverbs puts it: "The human spirit will endure infirmity but a broken spirit who can bear?
Perhaps Reed might have been more usefully employed had he compiled a reading list for Enron's board, brass, auditors, analysts and attorneys, such as the passage from Biblical Book of Proverbs that notes: "The false witness will not go unpunished; the man who utters lies will meet his end.
If there is one verse of scripture which captures her best, it is perhaps the description of a gracious woman in the final chapter of the book of Proverbs.