The Wisdom of Solomon

The Wisdom of Solomon

by Philip Law, Adrian Plass
     
 

According to the Old Testament, the wisdom of King Solomon 'surpassed the wisdom of all the people of the East, and all the wisdom of Egypt... He composed three thousand proverbs, and his songs numbered a thousand and five... and he received gifts from all the kings in the world who had heard of his wisdom.'

Gathered here are some of the greatest proverbs and

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According to the Old Testament, the wisdom of King Solomon 'surpassed the wisdom of all the people of the East, and all the wisdom of Egypt... He composed three thousand proverbs, and his songs numbered a thousand and five... and he received gifts from all the kings in the world who had heard of his wisdom.'

Gathered here are some of the greatest proverbs and aphorisms dating from Solomon's time and after -- among them some of the most profound reflections on human life to be found in any book of ancient wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664222093
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Wisdom of Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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