In a Pig’s Nose!

Pr 11 22 – Frozen Renderings

The traditional (and unanimous) renderings of Proverbs 11.22 are misleading, suggesting that the deficiency lies in the woman’s ability to discern error; examining the Hebrew text reveals that she is willfully ignorant, rejecting opportunities to learn wisdom.

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Born in New Hampshire; raised in Connecticut; educated, married, and careered in Pennsylvania. Music, books, tea, conversation with friends ... this is a good life.
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