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In this 1846 writing, Charles Bridges asserts that Proverbs does not generally receive the esteem it should. Going verse by verse, Bridges gives homilectical and practical advice, rather than presenting a technical study. Charles Spurgeon referred to Bridge’s commentary as the best on Proverbs, saying, “Whilst explaining the passage in hand, he sets other portions of the word in new lights. [Full Review]
Bridges was a first -class scholar and pastor. Though dates, his keen exegesis and searching application show that commentaries can be both scholarly and practical.