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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 17. Wisdom: Where Is It Found?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44901


Wisdom in the Hebrew Bible is more than a virtue. It embodies what corresponds to the cosmos. More than the static order of the universe, Lady Wisdom is the first divine creation and is everywhere at work. Wisdom invites its readers to the fear of the Lord and to success.

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