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Wisdom of Solomon

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Wisdom of Solomon

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(Bible) a book of the Apocrypha, probably written about 50 bc, addressed primarily to Jews who were under the influence of Hellenistic learning

Wis′dom of Sol′omon


n.
a book of the Apocrypha.
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Noun1.Wisdom of Solomon - an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
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The book of wisdom lay open, if not upon her mother's knee, upon the knees of many uncles and aunts.
Daughter Claudia read from the Book of Wisdom, brother Christopher recalled Psalm 130, before son Mario read Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem Canto VII.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom,' the quotation from Thomas Jefferson reads.
Quran is book of wisdom and guidance, which is revealed through Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) not only for Muslims but for all of humanity.
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He said Quran as book of wisdom, dignity and honor is one of the great blessings of Allah for mankind.
She was a political prisoner in colonial Rhodesia and is the author of several books, including Ostriches, Dung Beetles, and Other Spiritual Masters: A Book of Wisdom from the Wild.
With Lisa Francesca's little book of wisdom, The Wedding Officiant's Guide: How to Write and Conduct a Perfect Ceremony (Chronicle, $16.
The Light: A Book of Wisdom tells of the author's spiritual awakening when at the age of 30, after a series of healing sessions, an orb of glowing white light appeared and instructed her to create a "book of light".
His extensive meditative, academic, and clinical experience are integrated in this classic book of wisdom.
The topics include some historico-anthropological considerations of the words of Agur in Proverbs 30:1-9 and the Book of Proverbs itself, Job and the reasons for a protest in Job 29-31, parallels of Ben Sira's wisdom in Tobit 4:3-19, the snowball and the cord of three strands in Qoheleth 4:12b in the rabbinic tradition, the hereafter in the Book of Wisdom, Melchisedek in Psalm 110:4, and PsalmG 117:22-23 and the parable of the wicked vinedressers.
Years ago, I read A Quaker Book of Wisdom by Robert Lawrence Smith, former headmaster of the acclaimed Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC (where the Obama girls go).