Folly and Authority – Ecclesiastes 10

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Effects of Folly (10:1–7)

As he had done in Eccl. 7, so here in Eccl. 10 Solomon uses a writing style similar to that of the book of Proverbs, as each verse contains a wisdom teaching that may or may not be related to the surrounding verses. Continue reading Folly and Authority – Ecclesiastes 10

Excellence of Wisdom – Proverbs 8

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Availability of Wisdom (8:1–11)

As he had done back in Prov. 1:20–21, so here in Proverbs 8:1–3 Solomon personifies wisdom as a wise woman standing in a public place (i.e., a marketplace, a pathway, a hill, or in city gates) offering herself freely to all of her hearers. Continue reading Excellence of Wisdom – Proverbs 8