1. Multiple choice: There are two woman in the first two chapters of Proverbs. One of them is Wisdom. Who is the other? (a) The seductress; (b) Knowledge; or (c) Folly.
2. Proverbs 1 contains the major personification of the book. Who is this woman? (a) Israel; (b) Folly; or (c) Wisdom.
3. True or false? Solomon compared proverbs to enigmas and riddles.
1. (a) seductress (Prov. 2: 16-19 ). She is contrasted with Wisdom. Wisdom would enrich and prosper; the seductress would impoverish and destroy.
2. (c) Wisdom (Prov. 1: 20-33 ). Wisdom is portrayed as a concerned woman who seeks to help the simple. She cries aloud so that any who want her aid can find it.
3. True (Prov. 1: 6 ). His point is not that proverbs are obscure or tricky but that effort is required to discern their significance for life.