There have been three main opinions: 1 artisan; 2 trustworthy friend ; 3 ward, nursling. Thus, while roughly half the book is made up of "sayings" of this type, the other half is made up of longer poetic units of various types. New Living Translation My gifts are better than gold, even the purest gold, my wages better than sterling silver! The book is an anthology made up of six discrete units. Proverbs was almost excluded from the Bible because of its contradictions the result of the book's origins as not just an anthology but an anthology of anthologies. Orthodox Old Testament. World English Bible My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; my yield than choice silver. I was his delight : the chiastic or ABBA structure of vv. Along with the other examples of the Biblical wisdom tradition — Job and Ecclesiastes and some other writings — Proverbs raises questions of values, moral behavior, the meaning of human life, and righteous conduct.
Proverbs Septuagint; Hebrew foolish, instruct your minds; Proverbs or The Lord brought me forth at the beginning of his work; Proverbs Or was the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©, 8 All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.
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9 They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them. The Excellence of Wisdom - Does not wisdom cry out, And understanding lift up her voice? She takes her stand on the top of the high hill, Beside the.
Brenton Septuagint Translation It is better to have my fruit than to have gold and precious stones; and my produce is better than choice silver.
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Webster's Bible Translation My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver. JPS Tanakh My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my produce than choice silver.
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Does not understanding raise her voice ? 2: On the heights along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand. Wisdom—the Good Woman Listen, Wisdom isUnderstanding is shouting for us.
Proverbs 81 NIV Bible Does not wisdom call out Does not understanding
Wisdom stands at the top of the hill,by the road where the paths. Read Proverbs Using Other Translations Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright.
Western Old Testament. Holman Christian Standard Bible My fruit is better than solid gold, and my harvest than pure silver. These include "instructions" formulated as advice from a teacher or parent addressed to a student or child, dramatic personifications of both Wisdom and Folly, and the "words of the wise" sayings, longer than the Solomonic "sayings" but shorter and more diverse than the "instructions".
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The three retain an ongoing relevance for both religious and secular readers, Job and Ecclesiastes through the boldness of their dissent from received tradition, Proverbs in its worldliness and satiric shrewdness. In the 4th century, when Christianity was caught up in heresies and still developing the creeds which would define its beliefs, Proverbs was used both to support and refute the claims of the Arians.
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|Berean Study Bible My fruit is better than gold, pure gold, and my harvest surpasses choice silver. Proverbs How much better to acquire wisdom than gold; to gain understanding is more desirable than silver.
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New International Version My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver. JPS Tanakh My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my produce than choice silver.
English Revised Version My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.