Book of Proverbs

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Noun1.Book of Proverbs - an Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)Book of Proverbs - an Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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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For editions published within Musculus' lifetime, see Tehilim Mishle p'Kav ve-naki (Saloniki: Joseph ben Abraham Hayyun,1522); and Sefer Tehilim 'im perush Rabi David Kimhi (Iznah: Paul Fagius, 1542).
Tehilim (Psalms), Mishle (Proverbs), and Iov (Job) are set in a single-column arrangement with the outer edges of the hemistichs justified.
Solomon may have established secular "wisdom schools" for the training of young men seeking careers in government (a pattern probably borrowed from Egyptian wisdom schools), but in no way can Solomon be the author of the Book of Proverbs, despite the attribution in the opening verse (mishle sholomoh: the proverbs of Solomon).