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A Commentary

Author: Richard J. Clifford

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664228538

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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This commentary, a part of the Old Testament Library series, focuses on the book of Proverbs. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.


Author: Roland Murphy

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 1418561673

Category: Religion

Page: 306

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The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.


A Handbook

Author: Wolfgang Mieder

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313326981

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

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Defines and classifies proverbs, and explores their occurrence in oral tradition, literature, art, and popular culture.

The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198734905

Category: Reference

Page: 416

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This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, utilizing the latest research from Oxford Dictionaries to source them. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, broadening the cultural range of the proverbs selected, and covering sayings of international origins. With a strong emphasis on concisely explaining the meaning of the proverbs described, the dictionary also provides additional examples of usage, and includes a fascinating history for many entries. Arranged in A-Z order and with a useful thematic index, A Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing and perfectly suited for quick reference. Look up your old favourites, learn punchy new expressions to get your point across, and find the answer to that crossword clue. It is never too late to learn: find proverbs relevant to every aspect of life in this entertaining and informative collection.


Arranged in Alphabetical Order ...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Proverbs

Page: 280

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A 12-Week Study

Author: Lydia Brownback

Publisher: Crossway

ISBN: 1433540258

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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The book of Proverbs uncovers the foundation of wisdom, marks out the paths that make us wise, and points us to the ultimate source of all true understanding: Jesus Christ. Helping make sense of a unique book, this guide explains the biblical text with clarity and passion—uncovering its wise instruction for godly living that glorifies God and leads to blessing for his people. Over the course of 12 weeks, these studies explore books of the Bible and: Ask thoughtful questions to spur discussion Show how each passage unveils the gospel Tie the text in with the whole story of Scripture Illuminate the doctrines taught in each passage Invite you to discover practical implications Help you better understand and apply God’s Word

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

Author: Duane A. Garrett

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805401148

Category: Religion

Page: 448

View: 379

One in an ongoing series of esteemed and popular Bible commentary volumes based on the New International Version text.


Author: Leo G. Perdue

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664237486


Page: N.A

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Complete Collection of Scottish Proverbs

Author: James Kelly

Publisher: N.A


Category: Proverbs, Scottish

Page: 400

View: 7184


Annotated & Explained

Author: Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing

ISBN: 1594733104

Category: Religion

Page: 238

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More than commonplace truisms, the Book of Proverbs is an anthology of teachings designed to help you live with a sense of self-responsibility. Its wisdom, compiled in the seventh century BCE and credited to King Solomon, transcends nationality and politics, addressing instead the individual seeking the true satisfaction and tranquility that comes from living with an honest perception of reality. In this fresh translation of an ancient "how-to," Rami Shapiro unpacks the proverbs, demonstrating how these complex poetic forms are actually straightforward instructions to live simply, without rationalizations and excuses. He shows how unlike almost anything else in the Hebrew Bible, the truths claimed in the Book of Proverbs are testable and verifiable. They force us to examine our lives and how we are living them without the benefit of psychological sophistry and New Age babble: We are either doing good or doing bad; we are either disciplined or lazy; we are either students of wisdom o

Select proverbs of all Nations

illustrated with notes and comments

Author: Thomas Fielding

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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Ancient Wisdom for a Postmodern World

Author: Sue Edwards

Publisher: Kregel Publications

ISBN: 082549740X

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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In this meaningful devotional, women's ministry leader Sue Edwards helps readers decipher biblical pearls of wisdom and learn timeless life lessons. Throughout this eight-week Bible study, women will learn what the proverbs say about daily life, how they apply to modern times, and how they reveal the wisdom of God for all readers. Includes a leader's guide in the back.


Author: James D. Martin

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781850757528

Category: Religion

Page: 104

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This addition to Sheffield's acclaimed Old Testament Guides series introduces students not only to Proverbs but also to the genre of 'wisdom literature' in general (dealing with such questions as the origin and location of 'wisdom' in ancient Israel). Martin discusses the structure of the book of Proverbs as a whole, provides a guided reading to the more or less sustained discourses in chapters 1-9 and to the collections of proverb-type sentences in the remaining chapters, and considers the relationship of Proverbs to other ancient Near Eastern literature. The Guide is completed by essays on 'The Feminine in the Book of Proverbs' and 'Wisdom and Theology'.


Author: Charles Johnson

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 0857860933

Category: Bibles

Page: 112

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Drawn from the wisdom of ancient oral tradition, this book contains two main doctrines: teaching the attainment of wisdom, and warning against life's pitfalls, from excessive drink to promiscuity. The text is introduced by Charles Johnson.

An Exposition of the Book of Proverbs

Author: Charles Bridges

Publisher: N.A


Category: Bible

Page: 546

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English Proverbs with Moral Reflexions

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Proverbs, English

Page: 312

View: 9791


Explained Through Stories

Author: Mira Balachandran


ISBN: 8179662330

Category: Children's stories, Indic (English)

Page: 113

View: 1308

This book aims at familiarizing the young minds with proverbs that have been used by the people world over, for the past several centuries. The selection of proverbs has been based on their importance and relevance to everyday life and their adaptability to present -day living. The proverbs have been explained through stories to facilitate easy understanding using simple language. Proverbs can be interpreted both literally and metaphorically too. They are particularly useful in teaching young children and help to inculcate proper manners and good habits in them very early in life.


Learning to Live Wisely

Author: William E. Mouser

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 9780830830268

Category: Religion

Page: 80

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William Mouser leads you on a tour of Proverbs, holding up this Old Testament book as a practical, concrete, reasonable and fruitful guide for living wisely. Revised and reissued in the LifeGuide Bible Study Series.

Dictionary of Proverbs

Author: George Latimer Apperson,Martin H. Manser

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781840223118

Category: English language

Page: 656

View: 7187

This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports, letters and speeches, and crossword solvers, but is also useful as a general word reference. Special features include: an alphabetical A-Z listing; numbered senses for words with more than one meaning; British and American variants; and specially marked colloquial uses.


Author: Katherine M. Hayes

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 081464788X

Category: Religion

Page: 120

View: 8970

Every culture finds ways to pass along its wisdom from one generation to the next. Old Testament Wisdom literature - comprised of the books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Sirach, and Wisdom - raises the big "questions for the people of Israel: Why do the righteous suffer? "Why do we die? What is the meaning of life? The book of Proverbs organizes memorable sayings that lead to insight and understanding about the world that can inform the way we live. Speaking universally of the human condition, it paints a poetic portrait of wisdom as it guides members of the community, especially the young, in how to get along in life.

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