Proverbs


Courses

Training Course Proverbs – Dr. Bruce Waltke. BiblicalTraining.org. Cost: Free.

Introductions

Book or monograph Bullock: An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic BooksCharles Hassell Bullock, An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books. Chicago: Moody, 1979. Hbk. ISBN: 0802441416. pp.271.
Book or monograph Longman: How to Read ProverbsTremper Longman III, How to Read Proverbs. Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0877849420. pp.180.
On-line Resource John William Nutt [1834-?], "Proverbs," Charles John Ellicott [1819-1905], editor, An Old Testament commentary for English Readers various writers, Vol. 4. London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1884. Hbk. pp.303-356. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book Greg W. Parsons, "Guidelines for Understanding and Proclaiming the Book of Proverbs," Bibliotheca Sacra 150: 598 (1993): 151-170.
Article in Journal or Book John Stek, "Proverbs: An Introduction." Calvin Theological Journal 36.1 (2001) 342-371.

Commentaries

Book or monograph Aitken: ProverbsKenneth T. Aitken, Proverbs. Daily Study Bible. Westminster, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0664245862. pp.276.
Book or monograph R. Alden, Proverbs. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0801002168 . pp.222.
On-line Resource Charles Bridges [1794-1869], An Exposition of the Book of Proverbs. New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1850. Hbk. pp.554. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Clifford: PoverbsRichard Clifford, Proverbs. Old Testament Library. Westminster John Knox Press, 1999. Hbk. ISBN: 0664221319. pp.286.
Book or monograph Farmer: Proverbs and EcclesiastesKathleen A. Farmer, Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. International Theological Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0802801617. pp.232.
Book or monograph Fox: Proverbs 1-9Michael Fox, Proverbs 1-9: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc., 2000. Hbk. ISBN: 0385264372. pp.720.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Duane A. Garrett, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of SongsDuane A. Garrett, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. The New American Commentary. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 1993. ISBN: 9781433675577. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource Robert Forman Horton [1855-1934], The Book of Proverbs. The Expositor's Bible. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1890. Hbk.pp.418. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Hubbard: Mastering the Old Testament Vol 15A: ProverbsDavid A. Hubbard, Proverbs. Mastering the the Old Testament, Vol. 15A. Word, 1989. Pbk. ISBN: 0849935547. pp.487.
Book or monograph Kidner: ProverbsDerek Kidner, Proverbs. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 1964. Leicester: IVP, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0877842663. pp.192.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Koptak: ProverbsPaul Koptak, Proverbs. NIV Application Commentary Series. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014. ISBN: 9780310520689. pp.720. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph William McKane, Proverbs: A New Approach. Old Testament Library. Westminster, 1970. Hbk. ISBN: 0334013518 . pp.670.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Roland E. Murphy, Proverbs, Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 22Roland E. Murphy, Proverbs, Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 22. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2018. ISBN: 9780310588542. pp.384. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Perdue: ProverbsLeo Perdue, Proverbs. Interpretation Series. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781611642599. pp.336. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource Thomas Thomason Perowne [1824-1913], The Proverbs with Notes and Introduction. Cambridge Bible for Schools and CollegesThomas Thomason Perowne [1824-1913], The Proverbs with Notes and Introduction. Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1899. Hbk. pp.196. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of SongsAllen P. Ross, Jerry E. Shepherd & George Schwab, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. The Expositor's Bible Commentary, revsied edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017. ISBN: 9780310531852. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 7: Proverbs to Isaiah XXVI, 6th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1844. pp.1-321.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Crawford Howell Toy [1836-1919], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs. The International Critical CommentaryCrawford Howell Toy [1836-1919], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs. The International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1899. Hbk. pp.554. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Proverbs (Bob Utley)
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Waltke: The Book of Proverbs, Chapters 15-31Bruce K Waltke, The Book of Proverbs, Chapters 1-15. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004. ISBN: 9781467423748. pp.729. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Waltke: The Book of Proverbs, Chapters 1-15Bruce K Waltke, The Book of Proverbs, Chapters 15-31. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005. ISBN: 9781467424554. pp.624. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph Whybray: The Book of ProverbsR.N. Whybray, The Book of Proverbs. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge, 1972. Pbk. ISBN: 0521096790. pp.197.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Lindsay Wilson, Proverbs. An Introduction And CommentaryLindsay Wilson, Proverbs. An Introduction And Commentary. Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. London: IVP, 2017. ISBN: 9781783595570. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]

Other Subjects

On-line Resource Kenneth L. Barker, "Proverbs 23:7 --"To Think" or "To Serve Food"?" The Master's Seminary Journal 5.2 (Fall 1994): 203-210.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Alice Ogden Bellis, "The Gender and Motives of the Wisdom Teacher in Proverbs 7," Bulletin for Biblical Research 6 (1996): 15-22.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Dave Bland, A Rhetorical Perspective on the Sentence Sayings of the Book of Proverbs (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington, 1994; 270 pgs.).
Article in Journal or Book Dave Bland, "Formation of Character in the Book of Proverbs." Restoration Quarterly 40.4 (1998) 221-237.
Book or monograph Daniel P. Brocker, The Innocent Sufferer in the Book of Proverbs (Ph. D. dissertation Fuller Theological Seminary, 1998; 317 pgs.).
On-line Resource Daniel P. Brocker, "The Doctrine Of The 'Two Ways' In Proverbs," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 38.4 (1995): 501-517.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "The Wisdom Literature of the Bible: The Book of Proverbs," The Bible Student ns 22.2 (April 1951): 76-77.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "The Wisdom Literature of the Bible: The Book of Proverbs (continued)," The Bible Student ns 22.3 (July 1951): 116-118.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "The Wisdom Literature of the Bible: The Book of Proverbs (continued)," The Bible Student ns 23.1 (Jan. 1952): 5-8.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Glendon E. Bryce, The Legacy of Wisdom: The Egyptian Contribution to the Wisdom of Israel. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1979. Hbk. ISBN: 0838715761.
Article in Journal or Book David Burdett, "Wisdom Literature and the Promise Doctrine." Trinity Journal 3 (Spring 1974): 1-13.
On-line Resource Rick W. Byargeon, "The Structure And Significance Of Prov 9:7-12," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 40.3 (1997): 367-375.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Robert B. Chisholm, "'Drink Water from Your Own Cistern': A Literary Study of Proverbs 5:15-23." Bibliotheca Sacra 157 (628) (2000): 397-409.
Book or monograph Cook: The Septuagint of ProverbsJohann Cook, The Septuagint of Proverbs: Jewish And/or Hellenistic Proverbs? - Concerning the Hellenistic Colouring of LXX Proverbs. Vetus Testamentum Supplements Series. Leiden: Brill, 1997. Hbk. ISBN: 9004108793. pp.408.
Article in Journal or Book Johann Cook, "The Law of Moses in Septuagint Proverbs," Vetus Testamentum 49.4 (1999): 448-461. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book Edward M. Curtis, "Old Testament Wisdom: A Model for Faith-Learning Integration," Christian Scholars Review 15.3 (1986): 213-27.
Article in Journal or Book J.A. Emerton, "The Teaching of Amenemope and Proverbs XXII 17-XXIV 22: Further Reflections on a Long-Standing Problem," Vetus Testamentum 51.4 (2001): 431-465.
Article in Journal or Book Douglas Finkbeiner, "An Analysis of the Structure of Proverbs 28 and 29." Calvary Baptist Theological Journal 11.2 (1995): 1-14.
Article in Journal or Book Michael V. Fox, "Ideas of Wisdom in Proverbs 1-9," Journal of Biblical Literature 116.4 (1997): 613-633.
Book or monograph Tomas Frydrych, Living Under the Sun: Examination of Proverbs and Qoheleth. Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 90. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2001. Hbk. ISBN: 9004123156. pp.255.
Article in Journal or Book Allen Howard Godbey, "The Hebrew Masal," The American Journal of Semitic Langauges and Literature 39 (1922-23) 89-108.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Peter H.T. Hatton, Contradiction in the Book of ProverbsPeter H.T. Hatton, Contradiction in the Book of Proverbs. The Deep Waters of Counsel. London: Taylor & Francis, 2016. ISBN: 9781317160083. pp.214. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Article in Journal or Book Tom R. Hawkins, "The Wife of Noble Character in Proverbs 31:10-31," Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1995): 12-23.
On-line Resource Theodore A. Hildebrandt, "Proverbs 22:6a: train up a child?" Grace Theological Journal 9.1 (Spring 1988): 3-19.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
Article in Journal or Book Ted Hildebrant, "Compositional Units in Proverbs 10-29," Journal of Biblical Literature 107 (1988): 207-24.
Article in Journal or Book Ted Hildebrandt, "Proverbial Strings: Cohesion In Proverbs 10," Grace Theological Journal 11.2 (1990): 171-185.
On-line Resource Theodore A. Hildebrandt, "Motivation and antithetic parallelism in Proverbs 10-15," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 35.4 (Dec. 1992): 433-444.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Ted Hildebrandt, "The Proverb: an interdisciplinary approach to a biblical genre," Tenure Paper, 70 pages. Gordon College, Sept. 1, 2005.
Article in Journal or Book John E. Johnson, "An Analysis of Proverbs 1:1-7," Bibliotheca Sacra 144: 576 (1987): 419-432.
Article in Journal or Book T. Johnson, "Implied Antecedents in Job XL 2B and Proverbs III 6A," Vetus Testamentum 52.2 (2002): 278-284. [Abstract]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Arthur Jan Keefer, Proverbs 1-9 as an Introduction to the Book of Proverbs.Arthur Jan Keefer, Proverbs 1-9 as an Introduction to the Book of Proverbs. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. ISBN: 9780567693358. pp.224. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph R.O. Kevin, The Wisdom of Amen-em-ope and Its Possible Dependence upon the Book of Proverbs. Austria: Adolf Mozhausen's Successors, 1931.
On-line Resource F.D. Kidner, "The Relationship of God and Man in Proverbs," Tyndale Bulletin 7/8 (1961): 4-9. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Kenneth A. Kitchen, "Proverbs and Wisdom Books of the Ancient Near East," Tyndale Bulletin 27 (1976): 69-114. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book J.S. Kselman, "Ambiquity and Wordplay in Proverbs XI," Vetus Testamentum 52.4 (2002): 545-547.[Abstract]
Book or monograph Bernhard Lang, Wisdom and the Book of Proverbs: An Israelite Goddess Redefined. Pilgrim, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0829805680.
Article in Journal or Book Alan R. Millard, "In Praise of Ancient Scribes," Bible & Spade 2.2-4 (Spring-Autumn, 1982): 33-46.
Article in Journal or Book M. Moore, "Wise Women" or Wisdom Woman? A Biblical Study of Women's Roles. Restoration Quarterly 35.3 (1993) 147-158.
Article in Journal or Book Alan Moss, "Wisdom as Parental Teaching in Proverbs 1-9," Heythrop Journal 38.4 (1997): 426-439.
Book or monograph William Oscar Emil Oesterley [1866-1950], The Wisdom of Egypt and the Old Testament in the Light of the Newly Discovered 'Teaching of Amenem-ope'. London: SPCK, 1927.
Article in Journal or Book Greg W. Parsons, "Guidelines for Understanding and Proclaiming the Book of Proverbs," Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (April-June, 1993) 151-70.
On-line Resource W.P. Paterson [1860-1939], "The fools of the Bible," The Expository Times 11.1 (Oct. 1899): 13-16.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book Richard D. Patterson, "The Widow, the Orphan and the Poor in the Old Testament and Extra-Biblical Literature." Bibliotheca Sacra 130 (1973): 223-34.
Article in Journal or Book Glenn D. Pemberton, The Rhetoric of the Father: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Father/Son Lectures in Proverbs 1-9. (Ph. D. dissertation, Illif School of Theology, University of Denver, 1999; 317 pgs.).
On-line Resource John Ruffle, "The Teaching of Amenemope and its Connection with the Book of Proverbs," Tyndale Bulletin 27 (1976): 29-68. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Timothy J. Sandoval, The Discourse of Wealth And Poverty in the Book of Proverbs. Biblical Interpretation Series. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Hbk. ISBN: 9004144927. pp.242.
Book or monograph P.W. Skehan, Studies in Israelite Poetry and Wisdom. Catholic Biblical Quarterly Monograph Series 1. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic Biblical Association of America, 1971.
On-line Resource Andrew E. Steinmann, "Proverbs 1-9 As A Solomonic Composition," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 43.4 (2000): 659-674.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Raymond C. Van Leeuwen, Context and Meaning in Proverbs 25-27. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 96. Atlanta: Scholars, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 1555400051. pp.184.
Article in Journal or Book Roland E. Murphy, "A Brief Note on Translating Proverbs," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 60.4 (1998): 621-625.
Book or monograph Daniel C. Snell, Twice-Told Proverbs and the Composition of the Book of Proverbs. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0931464668. pp.146.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Jon R. Stone, The Routledge Book of World ProverbsJon R. Stone, The Routledge Book of World Proverbs. London: Taylor & Francis, 2006. ISBN: 9781135870539. pp.544. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph von Rad: Wisdom in IsraelGerhard von Rad, Wisdom in Israel, English Translator James D. Martin. London: Xpress Reprints, 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 1859310575. pp.354.
Article in Journal or Book Richard C. Trench, Proverbs and Their Lessons. London: Routledge, 1861, pp.160.
Article in Journal or Book Bruce K. Waltke, "The Book of Proverbs and Ancient Wisdom Literature," Bibliotheca Sacra 136: 543 (1979): 222-238.
Article in Journal or Book Bruce K. Waltke, "The Book of Proverbs and Old Testament Theology," Bibliotheca Sacra 136: 544 (1979): 302-317.
On-line Resource Bruce K. Waltke, "Does Proverbs Promise Too Much," Andrews University Seminary Studies 34.2 (Autumn 1996): 319-336.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Paul D. Wagner, "Discipline in the Book of Proverbs: 'To Spank or Not to Spank?'," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 48.4 (Dec. 2005): 715-732.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Bruce K. Waltke, "Righteousness in Proverbs," Westminster Theological Journal 70.2 (Fall 2008): 225-237.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial R. Norman Whybray, The Composition of the Book of ProverbsR. Norman Whybray, The Composition of the Book of Proverbs. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1994.. ISBN: 9780567038876. pp.173. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial R. Norman Whybray, Wealth and Poverty in the Book of ProverbsR. Norman Whybray, Wealth and Poverty in the Book of Proverbs. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1990. ISBN: 9780567249036. pp.132. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph R.N. Whybray, Wisdom in Proverbs: The Concept of Wisdom in Proverbs 1-9. Allenson, 1968.
Book or monograph James G. Williams, Those Who Ponder Proverbs: Aphoristic Thinking and Biblical Literature. Sheffield: Almond, 1981. Hbk. ISBN: 0907459021. pp.128.
On-line Resource Peter J. Williams, "Review of Riad Aziz Kassis: The Book of Proverbs and Arabic Proverbial Works," Tyndale Bulletin 51.1 (2000): 151-154. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Al Wolters, "Nature and Grace in the Interpretation of Proverbs 31:10-31," Calvin Theological Journal 19 (1984): 153-166.

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