The Proverbs: An Introduction and Commentary

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InterVarsity Press, 1964 - Religion - 192 pages
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Proverbs--a book full of wisdom--and yet a book demanding all one's wisdom to understand.Derek Kidner not only has provided a running commentary on the whole of Proverbs but has also included two helpful study aids. The first is a set of subject guides that pull together teaching scattered throughout the book. The second is a short concordance that helps locate lost sayings (in territory notoriously hard to search) and encourages further subject studies.In short, this volume is a wise person's guide to wisdom.

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Derek Kidner does scholarly yet readable commentary on Proverbs [and on various other books]. I preach every Sunday and use Kidner to study every time he has a commentary written. My prayer is that God will continue to give him life, wisdom and the ability to write great commentaries. Kidner is my top choice of a few great Old Testament scholars who have written commentators. 

Review: Proverbs: An Introduction & Commentary (The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary)

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I have the old IVP version, and it was on the recommended commentary list for Proverbs at CTS. Very handy and useful, but a little short on many verses. Read full review



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About the author (1964)

Derek Kidner (M.A., A.R.C.M.) was formerly warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge. He has written several volumes in the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series.

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