Category Archives: Proverbs

Abominations & Commercial Integrity in Proverbs

Weights and Measures – Commercial Integrity Several verses in the biblical book of Proverbs refer to integrity in business; this paper examines those dealing with weights and measures and the relationship between commercial integrity and societal health.

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Of Bears & Fools (Proverbs 21.17)

Pr 17 12 A study of the puzzling mis-translation of Proverbs 17.12 and a suggested rendering.

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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 … Continue reading

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