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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Widsom


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope124
1 Love justice (1:1-15) 1-1 2-1 4-1
2 The ungodly person (1:16-2:24) 1-1 2-1 4-1
3 The righteous person (3:1-4:9) 1-1 2-1 4-1
4 Judgement of the LORD (4:10-5:16) 1-1 2-1 4-1
5 Judgement against the kings (5:17-6:8) 1-1 2-1 4-1 4-2
6 Seek wisdom (6:9-25) 1-1 2-1 4-2
7 Value of wisdom (7:1-30_8:1) 1-1 2-1 4-2
8 Love for wisdom (8:2-20) 1-1 2-1 4-2
9 Solomon's prayer (8:21-9:18) 1-1 2-1 2-2 4-2 4-3
10 The just man (10:1-14) 1-1 2-2 4-3
11 Wisdom led the Israelites out of Egypt (10:15-11:14) 1-1 2-2 4-3
12 Conversion of the sinner (11:15-12:27) 1-1 2-2 4-3
13 Nature worship (13:1-9) 1-1 2-2 4-3 4-4
14 Idolatry (13:10-15:17) 1-1 2-2 4-4
15 The guidance in the wilderness (15:18-16:29) 1-1 2-2 4-4
16 Punishment against Egyptian (17:1-18:25) 1-1 2-2 4-4
17 Punishment against the sinner (19:1-22) 1-1 2-2 4-4

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