Proverbs 1-9 by Michael V. Fox
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Proverbs 1-9
By Michael V. Fox

Proverbs 1-9

A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

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Proverbs 1-9 by Michael V. Fox

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In "Proverbs 1-9," Bible scholar Michael V. Fox translates and explains the meaning of the first nine chapters of this profound, timeless book, and examines their place in the intellectual history of ancient Israel. This thorough study of Proverbs includes a survey of the collections of ancient Near Eastern wisdom literature, as well as innovative and insightful comments. In addition to the translation and commentary proper, Fox includes several extended thematic essays on "Proverbs 1-9", covering such themes as the origins of personified wisdom, what wisdom is, and where wisdom can be heard, plus an appendix of textual notes. The format of the commentary makes it accessible to the general reader and also provides materials of special interest to scholars. This is the first of a two-volume commentary that accords Proverbs the depth of study it deserves.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300139594
ISBN-10: 0300139594
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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A comprehensive commentary on the book of "Proverbs". It translates and explains the meaning and literary qualities of the sayings and poems that comprise the final chapters. It focuses on comparable sayings in other wisdom books, particularly from Egypt, and makes use of medieval Hebrew commentaries.

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Author Biography - Michael V. Fox

Michael V. Fox is Halls-Bascom Professor in the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. After rabbinical studies and ordination at Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, he trained in Bible studies, Semitics, and Egyptology, receiving his Ph.D. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has written widely on wisdom literature and other aspects of biblical literature.

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