Definition of Book of Proverbs

1. Noun. An Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon).

Exact synonyms: Proverbs
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings, Sapiential Book, Wisdom Book, Wisdom Literature

Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Of Proverbs

Book of Job
Book of Joel
Book of Jonah
Book of Joshua
Book of Judges
Book of Judith
Book of Lamentations
Book of Leviticus
Book of Malachi
Book of Micah
Book of Mormon
Book of Nahum
Book of Nehemiah
Book of Numbers
Book of Obadiah
Book of Proverbs (current term)
Book of Psalms
Book of Revelation
Book of Ruth
Book of Susanna
Book of Tobit
Book of Zachariah
Book of Zephaniah
Book of the Dead
Book of the Prophet Daniel
Book syndrome
Booker T. Washington
Booker Taliaferro Washington
Books of Moses

Literary usage of Book of Proverbs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"A close study of the present Hebrew Text of the Book of Proverbs proves that the primitive wording of the pithy sayings which make up this manual of Hebrew ..."

2. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony: Including Public Addresses, Her Own by Ida Husted Harper (1898)
"To a New York cousin: "Your little birthday present, the Book of Proverbs, came duly. Solomon's wise sayings, however, don't help me very much in my work of ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... The Book of Proverbs by Jesus the son of Sirach is the extra- canonical double of the canonical ..."

4. The Social Institutions and Ideals of the Bible: A Study of the Elements of by Theodore Gerald Soares (1915)
"... CHAPTER XXVIII THE ETHICAL TEACHING OF THE Book of Proverbs THE necessary limits of our treatment preclude any detailed study of the uncanonical books. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The title of the book of Proverbs is "The Proverbs of Solomon ... The book of Proverbs as it now lies before ns consists of a-number of distinct parts. 1. ..."

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