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PROVERB

A short statement of a universal truth written in expressive language. There are many proverbial thoughts found in Scripture, expounding spiritual truths and human aspirations. One of the best known books in the Old Testament is the Book of Proverbs, filled with expressions of wisdom and experience.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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