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Longman†III, Tremper

Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006 pp. 608. $39.99

Series Information
Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms

Description: In this work, 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, Literary Approaches, Poetics

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Review by Katharine Dell
Published 9/15/2007
Citation: Katharine Dell, review of Tremper Longman III, Proverbs, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2007).

Review by Timothy J. Sandoval
Published 4/12/2008
Citation: Timothy J. Sandoval, review of Tremper Longman III, Proverbs, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2008).

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