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The composition of the book of Proverbs / R.N. Whybray.

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Subject: Bible. Proverbs > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Proverbs.
Bible. A.T. Proverbes > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567038876
  • ISBN: 0567038874
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (173 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ¬©1994.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-169) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 PROVERBS 1-9; Chapter 2 PROVERBS 10.1-22.16 AND 25-29; Chapter 3 PROVERBS 22.17-24.34; Chapter 4 PROVERBS 30-31; Chapter 5 THE REDACTION OF THE BOOK; Select Bibliography; Select Index of Subjects and Hebrew Words; Index of Authors.
Summary: Who compiled the varied material in the book of Proverbs, and why? Is there any significance in the order in which it has been arranged? These and similar questions about the book have often been discussed in the past, but no agreed conclusions reached. In this study the question of the purpose behind the composition of the book is raised anew. Whybray first discusses each section of Proverbs separately and then enquires into the significance, if any, of the shape of the book as a whole in its final form. Among the chief features of this study are an analysis of redactional layers in chapters.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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