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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Widsom


List of Literary Structures


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2-1  2-2 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-12-12-24-14-24-34-4
1 Love justice(1:1-15)
2 The ungodly person(1:16-2:24)
3 The righteous person(3:1-4:9)
4 Judgement of the LORD(4:10-5:16)
5 Judgement against the kings(5:17-6:8)
6 Seek wisdom(6:9-25)
7 Value of wisdom(7:1-30_8:1)
8 Love for wisdom(8:2-20)
9 Solomon's prayer(8:21-9:18)
10 The just man(10:1-14)
11 Wisdom led the Israelites out of Egypt(10:15-11:14)
12 Conversion of the sinner(11:15-12:27)
13 Nature worship(13:1-9)
14 Idolatry(13:10-15:17)
15 The guidance in the wilderness(15:18-16:29)
16 Punishment against Egyptian(17:1-18:25)
17 Punishment against the sinner(19:1-22)


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