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Proverbs
Longman III, Tremper

Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015 pp. 608. $45.00

Series Information
Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms


Description: In Proverbs, Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman III offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most frequently quoted and visited books. With his deft exegetical and expositional skill, the resulting work is full of fresh insight into the meaning of the text. In addition to the helpful translation and commentary, Proverbs considers the theological implications of these wisdom texts, as well as their literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions. Footnotes allow readers of varying interest and training levels to read and profit from the commentary and to engage the biblical text at an appropriate level.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Wisdom Literature, Proverbs, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by Bálint Károly Zabán
Published 9/15/2016
Citation: Bálint Károly Zabán, review of Tremper Longman III, Proverbs, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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