Proverbs

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With Proverbs, veteran Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman III offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most frequently quoted and visited books. With his deft exegetical and expositional skill, the resulting work is full of fresh insight into the meaning of the text.

In addition to the helpful translation and commentary, Proverbs considers theological implications of these wisdom texts, as well as their literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions. Footnotes ...

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Proverbs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms)

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Overview

With Proverbs, veteran Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman III offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most frequently quoted and visited books. With his deft exegetical and expositional skill, the resulting work is full of fresh insight into the meaning of the text.

In addition to the helpful translation and commentary, Proverbs considers theological implications of these wisdom texts, as well as their literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions. Footnotes deal with many of the technical matters, allowing readers of varying interest and training levels to read and profit from the commentary and to engage the biblical text at an appropriate level. This built-in versatility has application for both pastors and teachers.

This is the second volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series.

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Meet the Author

Tremper Longman III (Ph.D., Yale University) is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He has authored or coauthored more than twenty books, including commentaries on Daniel, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Extended discourses on wisdom (1:1-9:18) 89
Pt. 2 Proverbs of Solomon : collection I (10:1-22:16) 225
Pt. 3 Sayings of the wise (22:17-24:34) 411
Pt. 4 Proverbs of Solomon : collection II (25:1-29:27) 445
Pt. 5 Sayings of Agur and King Lemuel and poem to the virtuous women (30:1-31:31) 513
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