Wisdom of Solomon

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Wisdom of Solomon
 
n
a book of the Apocrypha, probably written about 50 bc, addressed primarily to Jews who were under the influence of Hellenistic learning

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wisdom of solomon

an example of the "wisdom" genre of religious literature, which commends a life of introspection and reflection on human existence, especially from an ethical perspective. It is an apocryphal work (noncanonical for Jews and Protestants) but is included in the Septuagint (Greek translation of the Old Testament) and was accepted into the Roman canon

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