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Selected Bibliography of the Book of Proverbs

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Alden, Robert L. Proverbs. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1983.

Buzzell, Sid. “Proverbs.” In The Bible Knowledge Commentary I:901-74. Edited by John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck. 2 vols. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1985.

Cohen, A. Proverbs: Hebrew Text & English Translation with an Introduction and Commentary. London: The Soncino Press, 1945.

Crenshaw, James L. “Prolegomenon.” In Studies in Ancient Israelite Wisdom, pp. 1-60. Edited by James L. Crenshaw. New York: KTAV Publishing House, 1976.

*Delitzsch, Franz. “Proverbs.” In vol. 6: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon. Translated by M. G. Easton. Commentary on the Old Testament. 10 vols. N.p.; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1973.

*Kidner, Derek. The Proverbs: An Introduction and Commentary. The Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Chicago: Inter-Varsity Press, 1964.

McKane, William. Proverbs: A New Approach. The Old Testament Library. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1970, 1975.

*Mouser, William E., Jr. Walking in Wisdom: Studying the Proverbs of Solomon. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1983.

Oesterley, W. O. E. The Book of Proverbs. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1929.

Scott, R. B. Y. Proverbs-Ecclesiastes. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1965.

Sell, Charles. The House on the Rock: Wisdom from Proverbs for Today’s Families. Wheaton: SP Publications, Victor Books, 1987.

Thompson, J. M. The Form and Function of Proverbs in Israel. The Hague: Mouton, 1074.

Toy, Crawford H. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary of the Book of Proverbs. The International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1899.

Whybray, R. N. The Book of Proverbs. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972.

Zoeckler, Otto. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon. Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Critical, Doctrinal, and Homiletical. Edited by John P. Lange. Translated by Philip Schaff. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, n.d.

Periodicals and Unpublished Materials

Blocker, Henri. “The Fear of the Lord as the ‘Principle’ of Wisdom.” Tyndale Bulletin 28 (1977): 3-28.

Habel, Norman C. “The Symbolism of Wisdom in Proverbs 1-9.” Interpretation 26 (1972): 131-157.

Johnson, Martin A. “An Investigation of the Fear of God as a Central Concept in the Theology of the Wisdom Literature.” M.A. thesis, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1974.

Norris, Philip G. “A Topical Study Guide of Proverbs.” Th.M. research project, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1975.

Pond, Gene. “The Book of Proverbs.” Paper submitted for course 383 Analysis of Old Testament Books. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990.

Waltke, Bruce K. “The Authority of Proverbs: An Exposition of Proverbs 1:2-6.” Presbyterian: Covenant Seminary Review 12 (1987): 65-78.

________. “The Book of Proverbs and Ancient Wisdom Literature.” Bibliotheca Sacra 136 (1979): 221-238

________. “The Book of Proverbs and Old Testament Theology.” Bibliotheca Sacra 136 (1979): 302-18.

Zuck, Roy B. “An Outline of Proverbs.” Unpublished class notes in 303 Old Testament History II. Dallas Theological Seminary, Fall 1981.

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