“This title is a Hebrew word meaning “collector” or “assembler,” and while the Protestant Reformers used the term “preacher” to translate this title, it more likely refers to this individual as a “collector” of proverbs (Crenshaw, 1992, 271).  At the outset of the book (1:12-2:26) this individual engages in a royal experiment, the background of which is clearly intended to be that of Solomon.  So here the author has gone one step further from tacking Solomon’s name onto a work to intentionally writing from the perspective of Solomon. Another”

Charles River Editors, King Solomon and Temple of Solomon: The History of the Jewish King and His Temple
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