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Proverbs : an introduction and commentary

Author: Lindsay Wilson
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, 2018.
Series: Tyndale Old Testament commentaries, volume 17.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this replacement Tyndale Commentary on the book of Proverbs, Lindsay Wilson shows how the first nine chapters provide a reading guide for the many proverbs in subsequent chapters; and how the fear of the Lord, choosing wisdom not folly, and having our characters formed by wisdom are crucial for understanding Proverbs as Christian Scripture and living out our faith in daily life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Lindsay, 1955-
Proverbs.
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018001686
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Wilson
ISBN: 9780830887552 0830887555
OCLC Number: 1020295055
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Short Title Page; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; General Preface; Authorâ#x80;#x99;s Preface; Abbreviations; Bible versions; Bibliography; Commentaries; Other books and articles; Introduction; Historical issues; Literary issues; Structural issues; Theological issues; Thematic issues; Ministry issues; Analysis; Commentary; 1. The Gateway to the Sayings (1:1â#x80;#x94;9:18); A. The prologue (1:1-7); B. The choice between two calls (1:8-33); C. The value of character (2:1-22); D. The rewards of wisdom (3:1-35); E.A plea to embrace wisdom (4:1-27); F. Adultery as folly (5:1-23). G. Other examples of folly (6:1-19)H. The danger of adultery (6:20-35); I. The enticing words of the immoral woman (7:1-27); J.A fuller picture of wisdom (8:1-36); K. Two invitations (9:1-18); 2. The Sayings of Solomon (10:1â#x80;#x94;22:16); A. The first half of Solomonâ#x80;#x99;s sayings (10:1â#x80;#x93;15:33); B. The theological heart of the sayings (16:1-9); C. The second half of Solomonâ#x80;#x99;s sayings (16:10â#x80;#x93;22:16); 3. The Sayings of the Wise (22:17â#x80;#x94;24:34; A. The thirty sayings of the wise (22:17â#x80;#x93;24:22); B. More sayings of the wise (24:23-34). 4. More Proverbs of Solomon Compiled During the Time of Hezekiah (25:1â#x80;#x94;29:27)A. Living wisely in public (25:1â#x80;#x93;27:27); B. The righteous and the wicked (28:1â#x80;#x93;29:27); 5. The Sayings of Agur and Lemuel (30:1â#x80;#x94;31:9); A. The sayings of Agur (30:1-33); B. The sayings of King Lemuel (31:1-9); 6. Epilogue: The Wife of Noble Character (31:10-31); A. Her great value (31:10-12); B. Her actions (31:13-27); C. The praise she receives (31:28-31); Praise for Tyndale Commentaries; About the Author; Tyndale Commentary Volumes; More Titles from InterVarsity Press; Academic Textbook Selector.
Series Title: Tyndale Old Testament commentaries, volume 17.
Responsibility: Lindsay Wilson.

Abstract:

In this replacement Tyndale Commentary on the book of Proverbs, Lindsay Wilson shows how the first nine chapters provide a reading guide for the many proverbs in subsequent chapters; and how the fear of the Lord, choosing wisdom not folly, and having our characters formed by wisdom are crucial for understanding Proverbs as Christian Scripture and living out our faith in daily life.

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