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Proverbs 26 General Notes

Structure and formatting

Chapter 26 continues the second section of the book (Chapter 25-29) which is attributed to Solomon.

Special concepts in this chapter

Themes

There are individual proverbs that run along common themes, often including contrasting elements: wise/foolish, money, lazy/diligent, truth telling, wicked/righteous, sluggard, pride/humility, integrity/crookedness. Wisdom and folly are particularly prominent in this chapter.(See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/wise, rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/foolish, rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/evil and rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/righteous)

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