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.
In them were concealed matters coming from the wise men of our age, whilst the splendid knowledge of the expert was not even looked at by the eye of the untutored' (Haim Schwarzbaum, The Mishle Shu'alim (Fox Fables of Rabbi Berechiah Ha-Nakdan) (Kiron: Institute for Jewish and Arab Folklore Research, fashioning of the translator who presents himself as the one who decides what to transmit, evaluates the work, and negotiates with group identities is less trivial than the admittedly better known formulaic practices of scribes and Paytanim.