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Hebrew Bible, Proverbs, 1.5


יִשְׁמַע חָכָם וְיוֹסֶף לֶקַח וְנָבוֹן תַּחְבֻּלוֹת יִקְנֶה׃That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, And the man of understanding may attain unto wise counsels;


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1. Hebrew Bible, Proverbs, 1, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.10, 1.15, 2, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3, 3.1, 3.11, 3.21, 4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.10, 4.20, 5, 5.1, 5.20, 6, 6.20, 7, 7.1, 8.9, 9.9, 9.10, 15.32, 16.16, 16.21, 17.16, 17.28, 18.15, 19.8, 19.27, 22.17-24.22, 23.19, 23.23, 28.7, 28.11 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

2. Hebrew Bible, Psalms, 9.10, 111.10 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

9.10. The LORD also will be a high tower for the oppressed, A high tower in times of trouble;" 111.10. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all they that do thereafter; His praise endureth for ever."
3. Hebrew Bible, Ecclesiastes, 9.10-9.11 (5th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

9.11. שַׁבְתִּי וְרָאֹה תַחַת־הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ כִּי לֹא לַקַּלִּים הַמֵּרוֹץ וְלֹא לַגִּבּוֹרִים הַמִּלְחָמָה וְגַם לֹא לַחֲכָמִים לֶחֶם וְגַם לֹא לַנְּבֹנִים עֹשֶׁר וְגַם לֹא לַיֹּדְעִים חֵן כִּי־עֵת וָפֶגַע יִקְרֶה אֶת־כֻּלָּם׃ 9.10. Whatsoever thy hand attaineth to do by thy strength, that do; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest." 9.11. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all."
4. Anon., Testament of Levi, 13.1, 13.9 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. CE)

13.1. And now, my children, I command you: Fear the Lord your God with your whole heart, And walk in simplicity according to all His law. 13.9. Whosoever teaches noble things and does them, Shall be enthroned with kings, As was also Joseph my brother.
5. Dead Sea Scrolls, Aramaic Levi Document, 13.10 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

6. Dead Sea Scrolls, Ben Sira, 31.22, 38.4, 38.9, 51.23-51.25 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

7. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 3.8, 3.12, 3.17-3.18, 3.29, 4.1, 4.11, 4.20, 6.18, 6.32, 6.37, 7.3, 7.14, 7.25, 9.10-9.16, 10.1, 10.28-10.29, 11.8, 11.10, 11.20, 14.11, 14.20, 27.6, 31.12, 31.19, 31.22, 33.3, 36.24, 37.27, 38.4, 38.9, 38.16-38.17, 39.3, 42.21, 51.21, 51.23-51.25 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

3.8. Honor your father by word and deed,that a blessing from him may come upon you. 3.12. O son, help your father in his old age,and do not grieve him as long as he lives; 3.17. My son, perform your tasks in meekness;then you will be loved by those whom God accepts. 3.18. The greater you are, the more you must humble yourself;so you will find favor in the sight of the Lord. 3.29. The mind of the intelligent man will ponder a parable,and an attentive ear is the wise mans desire. 4.1. My son, deprive not the poor of his living,and do not keep needy eyes waiting. 4.1. Be like a father to orphans,and instead of a husband to their mother;you will then be like a son of the Most High,and he will love you more than does your mother. 4.11. Wisdom exalts her sons and gives help to those who seek her. 7.3. My son, do not sow the furrows of injustice,and you will not reap a sevenfold crop. 7.3. With all your might love your Maker,and do not forsake his ministers. 7.14. Do not prattle in the assembly of the elders,nor repeat yourself in your prayer. 7.25. Give a daughter in marriage; you will have finished a great task. But give her to a man of understanding. 9.11. Do not envy the honors of a sinner,for you do not know what his end will be. 9.12. Do not delight in what pleases the ungodly;remember that they will not be held guiltless as long as they live. 9.13. Keep far from a man who has the power to kill,and you will not be worried by the fear of death. But if you approach him, make no misstep,lest he rob you of your life. Know that you are walking in the midst of snares,and that you are going about on the city battlements. 9.14. As much as you can, aim to know your neighbors,and consult with the wise. 9.15. Let your conversation be with men of understanding,and let all your discussion be about the law of the Most High. 9.16. Let righteous men be your dinner companions,and let your glorying be in the fear of the Lord. 10.1. A wise magistrate will educate his people,and the rule of an understanding man will be well ordered. 10.1. A long illness baffles the physician;the king of today will die tomorrow. 10.1. The wisdom of a humble man will lift up his head,and will seat him among the great. 10.1. My son, do not busy yourself with many matters;if you multiply activities you will not go unpunished,and if you pursue you will not overtake,and by fleeing you will not escape. 10.28. My son, glorify yourself with humility,and ascribe to yourself honor according to your worth. 10.28. Call no one happy before his death;a man will be known through his children. 10.29. Who will justify the man that sins against himself?And who will honor the man that dishonors his own life? 10.29. Do not bring every man into your home,for many are the wiles of the crafty. 14.11. My son, treat yourself well, according to your means,and present worthy offerings to the Lord. 27.6. The fruit discloses the cultivation of a tree;so the expression of a thought discloses the cultivation of a mans mind. 31.12. Are you seated at the table of a great man?Do not be greedy at it,and do not say, "There is certainly much upon it! 31.19. How ample a little is for a well-disciplined man!He does not breathe heavily upon his bed. 31.22. Listen to me, my son, and do not disregard me,and in the end you will appreciate my words. In all your work be industrious,and no sickness will overtake you. 33.3. A man of understanding will trust in the law;for him the law is as dependable as an inquiry by means of Urim. 33.3. If you have a servant, let him be as yourself,because you have bought him with blood. 36.24. He who acquires a wife gets his best possession,a helper fit for him and a pillar of support. 37.27. My son, test your soul while you live;see what is bad for it and do not give it that. 38.4. The Lord created medicines from the earth,and a sensible man will not despise them. 38.9. My son, when you are sick do not be negligent,but pray to the Lord, and he will heal you. 38.16. My son, let your tears fall for the dead,and as one who is suffering grievously begin the lament. Lay out his body with the honor due him,and do not neglect his burial. 38.17. Let your weeping be bitter and your wailing fervent;observe the mourning according to his merit,for one day, or two, to avoid criticism;then be comforted for your sorrow. 39.3. he will seek out the hidden meanings of proverbs and be at home with the obscurities of parables. 39.3. the teeth of wild beasts, and scorpions and vipers,and the sword that punishes the ungodly with destruction; 42.21. He has ordained the splendors of his wisdom,and he is from everlasting and to everlasting. Nothing can be added or taken away,and he needs no one to be his counselor. 42.21. He consumes the mountains and burns up the wilderness,and withers the tender grass like fire. 51.21. My heart was stirred to seek her,therefore I have gained a good possession. 51.23. Draw near to me, you who are untaught,and lodge in my school. 51.24. Why do you say you are lacking in these things,and why are your souls very thirsty? 51.25. I opened my mouth and said,Get these things for yourselves without money.
8. Septuagint, Wisdom of Solomon, 7.14 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

7.14. for it is an unfailing treasure for men;those who get it obtain friendship with God,commended for the gifts that come from instruction.
9. Josephus Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 8.143, 8.148-8.149 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

8.143. Moreover, the king of Tyre sent sophisms and enigmatical sayings to Solomon, and desired he would solve them, and free them from the ambiguity that was in them. Now so sagacious and understanding was Solomon, that none of these problems were too hard for him; but he conquered them all by his reasonings, and discovered their hidden meaning, and brought it to light. 8.148. He says also, that Solomon, who was then king of Jerusalem, sent riddles to Hiram, and desired to receive the like from him, but that he who could not solve them should pay money to them that did solve them 8.149. and that Hiram accepted the conditions; and when he was not able to solve the riddles proposed by Solomon, he paid a great deal of money for his fine; but that he afterward did solve the proposed riddles by means of Abdemon, a man of Tyre; and that Hiram proposed other riddles, which, when Solomon could not solve, he paid back a great deal of money to Hiram.” This it is which Dius wrote.
10. New Testament, Romans, 11.33 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

11.33. Oh the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out!
11. New Testament, John, 14.6-14.7 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

14.6. Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me. 14.7. If you had known me, you would have known my Father also. From now on, you know him, and have seen him.
12. New Testament, Matthew, 5.15, 13.34 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5.15. Neither do you light a lamp, and put it under a measuring basket, but on a stand; and it shines to all who are in the house. 13.34. Jesus spoke all these things in parables to the multitudes; and without a parable, he didn't speak to them
13. Clement of Alexandria, Exhortation To The Greeks, 1.10.1 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

14. Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies, 1.12, 1.27.1-1.27.2 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
arbitrariness,and kata lexin interpretation James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
bible (hebrew bible and/or new testament) Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
boldness James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 287
children Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
christ,body of Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
christ Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
common sense,and proverbs James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
constellations,on scriptural interpretation Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188
divine speech,enigmatic Moxon (2017), Peter's Halakhic Nightmare: The 'Animal' Vision of Acts 10:9–16 in Jewish and Graeco-Roman Perspective. 233
drawnel,h. Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
education,pedagogy Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
education and religion Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
enigmatic speech,graeco-roman oracular and prophetic,pedagogic Moxon (2017), Peter's Halakhic Nightmare: The 'Animal' Vision of Acts 10:9–16 in Jewish and Graeco-Roman Perspective. 233
epikrypsis Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
ethical education,judaism Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
exegesis Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74, 184
experience (ἐµπειρία) James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
fear,of god/lord Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 184
fear of god Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
financial imagery Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
fox,michael Legaspi (2018), Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition, 47
gnostics/gnostic Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
god Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110; Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
grammar,of scripture James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 287
grammatical archive,commentarial assumptions,enigma/riddle (αἴνιγμα/παραβολὴ) Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 186
grammatical archive,commentarial strategies,clarity/clarification (σαφήνεια/σαφηνίζειν) Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 187
heart Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
hebrew bible Legaspi (2018), Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition, 47
hermeneutic ordinary time James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
implicature,and proverbs James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 287
initiation Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
instruction genre,egyptian Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
interpretation,sapiential James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
judaism Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
kata lexin James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
kerygma petri Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 188
knowledge,shared Buster (2022), Remembering the Story of Israel Historical Summaries and Memory Formation in Second Temple Judaism. 228
knowledge Buster (2022), Remembering the Story of Israel Historical Summaries and Memory Formation in Second Temple Judaism. 228; Legaspi (2018), Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition, 47
law/law,and prophets Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
law of moses Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
logic (λογικὴ) James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
logical interpretation James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 287
logos-theology Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 184
memory,treasury/storehouse metaphor Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 184, 185
mystery/mysteries Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
mēbîn Bakker (2023), The Secret of Time: Reconfiguring Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls. 35
occultation Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
old testament Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
parables Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
parabolē Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 184
parallelism Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
pedagogy Bakker (2023), The Secret of Time: Reconfiguring Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls. 35
phaedrus James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
potter Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
progeny Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
proof Osborne (2010), Clement of Alexandria, 191
prophets,jewish,proverbs,book of Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
prophets Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
protagoras,proverbs,book of Legaspi (2018), Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition, 47
proverbs,as transition between common sense and wisdom James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
proverbs,correct habits of readers James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 287
proverbs,near eastern Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
proverbs,teaches logic James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
rashness James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
rationality,contrast with kata lexin James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
recollection (ἀνάμνησις),art of Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 184
recollection (ἀνάμνησις),as a hunt/search (θηρᾶν) Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 184, 185
religion,education and Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
revelation Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
rhythm Buster (2022), Remembering the Story of Israel Historical Summaries and Memory Formation in Second Temple Judaism. 228
righteousness Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 184
rites Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
scripture,didactic mode Ward (2022), Clement and Scriptural Exegesis: The Making of a Commentarial Theologian, 186, 187, 188
scripture (γραφή),authority of James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
scripture (γραφή),difficulty of James (2021), Learning the Language of Scripture: Origen, Wisdom, and the Logic of Interpretation, 273
secrets/confidences,keeping/betraying Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
shame Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
symbolical style of scripture Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
symbolikos,to symbolikon eidos Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 74
testament of levi Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
testing Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
torah Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
travel Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
treasure Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
wealth Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
wisdom) Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 184
wisdom,as treasure Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
wisdom,hidden Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 43
wisdom,literature Bakker (2023), The Secret of Time: Reconfiguring Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls. 35
wisdom,recipients of Bakker (2023), The Secret of Time: Reconfiguring Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls. 35
wisdom,wisdom literature,distinctiveness' Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
wisdom,wisdom literature Damm (2018), Religions and Education in Antiquity, 29
wisdom/wise Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
wisdom literature Legaspi (2018), Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition, 47; Černušková, Kovacs and Plátová (2016), Clement’s Biblical Exegesis: Proceedings of the Second Colloquium on Clement of Alexandria , 184