Jul 18, Proverbs–a book full of wisdom–and yet a book demanding all one’s wisdom to understand. Derek Kidner not only has provided a running. Proverbs–a book full of wisdom–and yet a book demanding all one’s wisdom to Kidner not only has provided a running commentary on the. Derek Kidner offers a guided tour through the Old Testament’s most important tract on wisdom, the Book of Proverbs. This volume is part of The Tyndale Old.

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Derek Kidner on Understanding the Genre of Proverbs

I sat down one day with this book to find some information for a paper I was working on. Jul 25, Eric Lazarian rated it really liked it Shelves: Virginia Ullrich-serna rated it it was amazing Jun 03, These commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand derek kidner proverbs the text says and what it means.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Derek Kidner does scholarly yet readable commentary derek kidner proverbs Proverbs [and on various other books].

Additional Notes provide fuller discussion of particular difficulties. Proverbs can be challenging to study because it isn’t like most books that have one main theme and everything is This is the classic commentary on Proverbs. The whole book is small compared to the subject matter. Derek Kidner not only has provided a running commentary on the whole of Proverbs but has also included two helpful study aids. Jan 23, Nathaniel rated it it was amazing.

Although it is a pretty old book, by the standards derek kidner proverbs biblical commentaries at least, having been published init is still worthwhile from a textual perspective despite not having derek kidner proverbs most recent translations included among it. Very handy and useful, but a little short on many verses.

Proverbs: An Introduction & Commentary by Derek Kidner

For this reader at least, the book hits the high notes of defending the Bible against those derek kidner proverbs would view the wisdom of Proverbs as derek kidner proverbs or merely cynical and worldly wise, and demonstrates as well a subtle grasp of the semantic domains of the characteristic language of Proverbs, and contrasts the Bible’s approach to wisdom with the wisdom literature of surrounding nations in a way derek kidner proverbs demonstrates the Bible’s respect for the wisdom of neighbors but also the moral improvement found in Israel as a result derek kidner proverbs the blessings of divine revelation.

The second is a short concordance that helps locate lost sayings in territory notoriously hard to search and derek kidner proverbs further subject studies. InterVarsity Press- Religion – pages. A reader of this book, if they are prepared to translate some of the language into more familiar terms the book’s references to Accadian, for example, would be better understood among contemporary scholars of Semitic languages as Akkadian, to give but one example, albeit a common onebut although this book demands a fair amount of prior knowledge to make it fully comprehensible, it rewards those who seek it out.

Paperbackpages. These qualities have made his commentaries in the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series and The Bible Speaks Today series some of the most beloved and popular of recent decades.

What makes the book worth the money is the introduction. The result is a text that is short and informative and clearly oriented edrek an audience that derek kidner proverbs a high degree of regard for both intellectual knowledge about the Bible and for the high moral tone of Proverbs as scripture worthy of reflecting on and applying in one’s life.

This is a good book for quick-reference. Trevor Wallis rated it liked it Feb 17, The book then closes with a brief concordance that provides references to some of the more notable Proverbs that one might want to proverbx up.

The commentary is brief but kicner helpful. Pretty much a straight commentary. Donna rated it it was amazing Apr 22, derek kidner proverbs Refresh and try again.

Proverbs: An Introduction and Commentary – Logos Bible Software

I bought this commentary on a recommendation from C. The second part is verse commentary. No eBook available Amazon.

Solid commentary on Proverbs. Jun 23, Ben Brown rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a derek kidner proverbs, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series. In short, this volume is a wise person’s guide to wisdom.

Very good, concise, orthodox, accessible. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.