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15.1 Textual History of the Wisdom of Solomon
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Part of 15 Wisdom of Solomon

15.1.1 Introduction

The Wisdom of Solomon, also known as the Book of Wisdom, is a book of the Old Testament in the Catholic and Orthodox traditions. It is not considered canonical in the Protestant Old Testament but is classified as apocryphal. The book draws extensively from the Jewish wisdom tradition and Greek philosophy. The overall goal of…

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Goff, Matthew, “15.1 Textual History of the Wisdom of Solomon”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0215010000>
First published online: 2020

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