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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Wis′dom of Sol′omon(n.)

  1. a book of the Apocrypha.

    Category: Bible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wisdom of Solomon, Wisdom(noun)

    an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC

Wiktionary

  1. Wisdom of Solomon(ProperNoun)

    The book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh, also known as Wisdom.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Wisdom of Solomon

    one of the most beautiful books in the Apocrypha, written at the close of the 2nd century B.C. by one who knew both the Greek language and Greek philosophy, to commend the superiority to this philosophy of the divine wisdom revealed to the Jews. Its general aim, as has been said, is "to show, alike from philosophy and history, as against the materialists of the time, that the proper goal of life was not mere existence, however long, or pleasure of any sort, but something nobly intellectual and moral, and that the pious Israelite was on the surest path to its attainment."

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