Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, May 21st, 2024
the Week of Proper 2 / Ordinary 7
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Bible Commentaries
Proverbs 9

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis


1:2 instruction; (i-5) 'Wisdom' here and in ver. 7 is chokmah . 'Instruction' means also, 'correction,' 'warning,' 'discipline,' Job 36:10 .

Verse 1

9:1 Wisdom (c-1) See Note, ch. 1.20.

Verse 2

9:2 cattle, (d-5) Lit. 'her slaughtering.' see Genesis 43:16 . prepared (e-14) Or 'furnished,' as Psalms 78:19 .

Verse 4

9:4 understanding, (f-15) As ch. 6.32; and ver. 16.

Verse 6

9:6 follies (g-2) Strictly, 'simplicities.' plural of 'simple,' vers. 4,16; ch. 1.4.

Verse 10

9:10 of (h-8) Or 'the principle of.' Not as ch. 1.7. Holy (i-15) Or 'of holy things;' plural, as ch. 30.3.

Verse 13

9:13 stupid, (k-8) Strictly, 'she is simpleness.'

Verse 18

9:18 dead (l-7) See ch. 2.18.

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Proverbs 9". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/proverbs-9.html. 1857-67.
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