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There are actually seven books in the Catholic bible that are traditionally called the "Wisdom books." They are: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Wisdom, and Sirach.

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The five "Wisdom books" in the Old Testament are traditionally: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs.

If you include the deuterocanonical books then the book of Wisdom (or The Wisdom of Solomon) and Sirach Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) are two other wisdom books.

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The five "Wisdom books" in the Old Testament are traditionally: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. If you include the deuterocanonical books then the book of Wisdom (or The Wisdom of Solomon) and Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) are two other wisdom books. That's a total of 7 books, but some would say all of the books of The Bible provide wisdom.

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The five "Wisdom books" in the Old Testament are traditionally: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs

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How many more books are in the Catholic bible?

The Catholic Bible has 7 more books than the Protestant Bible in the Old Testament. These books are called the deuterocanonical books or the "Apocrypha". The books of the New Testament are the same. The books include:TobitJudithSirach (Ecclesiasticus)Wisdom (or Wisdom of Solomon)Baruch1 Maccabees2 Maccabees


What are the wisdom books?

Wisdom literature in The Bible usually counts: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon. These are books of the Protestant Bible--a Catholic Bible would include apocryphal books that might include books like Ecclesiasticus or Sirach. Of course, technically, wisdom literature is a little more complicated than this short answer!


Which books of the bible mention the word wisdom?

There are 234 places where the word wisdom is used. Perhaps you would care to look up the books?


What are the first six books of the bible?

The first six books in the bible are genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers , Deuteronomy and Judges.


What are the list of the books that contains wisdom in the old testaments?

They are Proverbs and Song of Songs (Song of Solomon).AdditionallyPsalms, Job, and Ecclesiastes are also categorized as part of the Wisdom books of the Bible. The Catholic Bible also includes the book of Wisdom and Sirach.


What books in the bible are known as wisdom books?

Job Psalms Proverbs Ecclesiastes Song of Songs


Who are the authors of the wisdom books of the bible?

The author of the book of Proverbs is King Solomon.


What are some of the books and elements of wisdom literature?

In the catholic Bible, The books found in the Wisdom Literature are the...Book of JobProverbsEcclesiastesPsalmsSong of Songs(also known as Songs of Solomon)Wisdom(also known as Wisdom of Solomon)Sirach(also known as Ben Sira or Ecclesiasticus)


How many chapters are in the wisdom books?

There are 31 chapters in the Book of Proverbs, 12 chapters in the Book of Ecclesiastes, and 8 chapters in the Book of Song of Solomon, which are collectively known as the wisdom books of the Bible.


How many books are in the king James version and new international version?

Sixty-six books are in the Bible.


How many books are in the New and Old Testament in the Catholic Bible not combined thanks?

There are sixty-six books total in the Bible. There are thirty-nine books in the Old Testament. There are twenty-seven books in the New Testament.