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Proverb literature a bibliography of works relating to proverbs by Thomas Arthur Stephen

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1930 ed. published by W. Glaisher, London, which was issued as no. 89 of Folk-lore Society Publications.

Statementcompiled from materials left by the late T. A. Stephens ; edited by Wilfrid Bonser.
SeriesPublications of the Folklore Society ;, 89.
LC ClassificationsZ7191 .S83 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 496 p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5061758M
ISBN 100841433178
LC Control Number74026578

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The Book of Proverbs is one of the Wisdom Books of Hebrew Scripture, along with Job, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs (Song of Solomon). The Greek Septuagint also includes the Books of Wisdom and Wisdom Literature is followed by the Prophets beginning with the Prophet Isaiah in the Greek Septuagint, Latin Vulgate, and the Christian Old Testament of the Bible.   As stated earlier, Proverbs falls, in the Hebrew canon, in the third part of the Tanak: the Ketubim, or Writings (Longman, Baker page 22). To be more exact it is grouped with the books of Ecclesiastes and Job to form what is called the Wisdom Literature. The . Entry for 'Proverbs the Book of' - Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature - One of 7 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this commentary consists of entries that are generally very short and with a strong editorial voice. The Book of Proverbs and Ancient Wisdom Literature / Shuruppak as well as the famous Akkadian work, The Counsels of Wisdom, which he dates to the Cassite period ( B.C.). Aramaic proverbs are given in a collection known as the Words of Ahiqar. Ahiqar was a .

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