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The Sayings of the Wise44
22:17 Incline your ear45 and listen to the words of the wise,
and apply your heart to my instruction.46
sn A new collection of sayings begins here, forming the fourth section of the book of Proverbs. This collection is not like that of 1:1–9:18; here the introductory material is more personal than 1:1–7, and the style differs, showing great similarity to the Instruction of Amenemope in Egypt (especially the thirty precepts of the sages in 22:17–24:22). Verses 17–21 form the introduction, and then the sayings begin in v. 22. After the thirty sayings are given, there are further sayings in 24:23–34. There is much literature on this material: see W. K. Simpson, e.d., Literature of Ancient Egypt; ANET 412–425; and A. Cody, “Notes on Proverbs 22:21 and 22:23b,” Bib 61 (1980): 418–26.
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