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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Old Testament book consisting of condensed but memorable sayings embodying some important fact of experience from various Israeli sages (including Solomon).

Usage examples (31)
  • I did read something though in Proverbs 18: 21 that gave me a little more confidence.
  • Citing the Book of Proverbs is not an argument, but may be mentioned as an expression of that wisdom.
  • The diligence described in Proverbs 31 applies to people of all kinds, not just some privileged person.
  • I'm reminded of a verse in Proverbs that states that the one who waters others will themselves be refreshed. for more
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