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Proverbs (The Crossway Classic Commentaries)
The Crossway Classic Commentaries are invaluable resources for serious students of the Word. New to the series is Charles Bridges' work on Proverbs. Covering small questions and large, this book of the Bible offers advice on every imaginable area. It is a collection of kernels of truth that give the faithful reader a practical understanding of how to live. Bridges' classic ...more
Published November 21st 2001 by Crossway Books
(first published 1968)
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Mar 03, 2013 Read1000books rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
A gold mine of practical wisdom, this 646 page commentary on the Old Testament book of Proverbs is probably the best one ever written. Charles Bridges (1794-1869), an English pastor, published the first edition of this work in 1846. Written in an era when men could think without being plagued by a thousand noisy distractions and devices, the careful reader will find here a wealth of helpful advice, warnings well worth heeding, quotations from long forgotten books and scholarly preachers, pithy s ...more
Ahead of his time. A great commentary/exposition on Proverbs. This would be great for pastors who are preparing sermons. Less technical than one like Waltke, more "pastoral", with great insight, but fully orthodox.