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Proverbs

Author: Andrew Steinmann
Publisher: Saint Louis, MO : Concordia Pub. House, ©2009.
Series: Concordia commentary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This commentary expounds Proverbs as an Old Testament Wisdom book that reveals Jesus Christ, who is the agent of creation and the wisdom of God incarnate. Proverbs inculcates God's wisdom through didactic sayings that teach prudence and discretion for the life of faith, which is contrasted to the ways of the world. This commentary explains both the larger features of the book and the individual proverbs that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Steinmann
ISBN: 9780758603203 0758603207
OCLC Number: 298670833
Notes: A theological exposition of sacred scripture.
Description: xxxix, 719 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Authorship and date --
Wisdom in Proverbs --
Fools in Proverbs --
Types of sayings in Proverbs --
Understanding and applying Proverbs --
Law and gospel ion Proverbs --
Reading and understanding Proverbs --
The text of Proverbs --
Commentary. 1:1-7 : the superscription and Solomon's preface --
1:8-9:18 : Solomon's extended discourses on Wisdom --
10:1-22:16 : More of Solomon's proverbs --
22:17-24:22 : the words of wise people --
24:23-34 : more words of wise people --
25:1-29:27 : Solomon's proverbs copied by Hezekiah's men --
30:1-33 Agur's proverbs --31:1-9 : King Lemuel's proverbs --
31:10-31 : an acrostic poem about a godly wife.
Series Title: Concordia commentary.
Responsibility: Andrew E. Steinmann.

Abstract:

This commentary expounds Proverbs as an Old Testament Wisdom book that reveals Jesus Christ, who is the agent of creation and the wisdom of God incarnate. Proverbs inculcates God's wisdom through didactic sayings that teach prudence and discretion for the life of faith, which is contrasted to the ways of the world. This commentary explains both the larger features of the book and the individual proverbs that comprise this treasury of divine wisdom. --from publisher description.

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