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The Wisdom of Solomon, also known as the Book of Wisdom, is a Jewish document usually dated to the first century B.C, made up of 3 sections: Eschatology, Wisdom, and History. It is considered Deuterocanonical by the Roman Catholic Church, among "those which are to be read" by the Eastern Orthodox Church, and part of the Apocrypha by most Protestants.

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What are the Acts of Solomon?

In 1 Kings 11:41, it mentions that all the things Solomon did until he died was written in the acts of Solomon. Is this a non-canonical book? Is this another way of describing Proverbs? Appreciate y'...
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What "containeth all things" in Wisdom 1:7?

What "containeth all things" in Wisdom 1:7? Wisdom 1:7For the spirit of the Lord hath filled the whole world: and that which containeth all things, hath knowledge of the voice.Quoniam ...
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What is the meaning behind Proverbs 27:14 Loudly blessing a neighbor early in the morning, will be taken as a curse

Could anyone explain the meaning behind this proverb ? If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. Obviously a blessing is usually speaking good about ...
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Did God change his mind concerning the wealth of kings?

Deuteronomy 17:17 NIV 17 He must not take many wives, or his heart will be led astray. He must not accumulate large amounts of silver and gold. Years later king Solomon asks for wisdom and God adds ...
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Did Solomon write Wisdom of Solomon?

In addition to Proverbs there are other canonical texts that non-scholars tend to attribute to Solomon of more dubious origin. What evidence is there that Wisdom of Solomon alleges to have been ...
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Does τὸν ὄντα correspond to יהוה in Wisdom 13:1?

Wisdom 13:1-5 (translation mine) 1 Truly vain are all men by [their] nature in whom there is not the knowledge of God: who, though they have seen the good things [of creation], do not know him that is....
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Is Matthew's reference to "eunuchs" in Matthew 19:10-12 referring to celibacy?

Matthew 19:12 seems to suggest spiritual benefit from being a eunuch such that some might be led to make themselves eunuchs (castrate themselves) for the sake of the kingdom: BLB Matthew 19: 10His ...
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In Ephesians 6 does Paul's imagery of the armor of God refer to an apocalyptic conflict ala Wisdom of Solomon chapter 5?

BLB Ephesians 6:10-18: Henceforth be empowered in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11 Put on the complete armor of God, for you to be able to stand against the schemes of the devil, 12 ...
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In Wisdom of Solomon 9 does "Solomon" equate "the holy spirit" with "wisdom"?

9 And wisdom was with thee: which knoweth thy works, and was present when thou madest the world, and knew what was acceptable in thy sight, and right in thy commandments. 10 O send her out of thy holy ...
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Is Romans 1:18-23 alluding to Wisdom of Solomon 13?

NIV Romans 1: 18The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19since what may be known about God ...
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In Wisdom of Solomon 9 does Solomon think Wisdom is a consort/godess or is he just being poetic?

IX. O God of my fathers, and Lord of mercy, who hast made all things with thy word, 2 and ordained man through thy wisdom, that he should have dominion over the creatures which thou hast made, 3 ...
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Is Hebrews 1:3 an allusion to Wisdom of Solomon 7:25-26?

NET Bible Hebrews 1:3 The Son is the radiance [ie: reflection] of his glory and the representation of his essence, and he sustains all things by his [ie: God's] powerful word, and so when he had ...
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