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Proverbs 30:18-19 – An Attitude of Wonder

Summary

There is a good deal of mystery in life.

Analysis

Here are listed four things that are beyond comprehension, evoking an attitude of wonder. There is wonder at nature, at technology, and at the way of lovers (v. 19). With all their wisdom, these writers also acknowledge that there remain some mysteries that they do not understand.

Proverbs 30:18-19


18 Three things are too wonderful for me;
   four I do not understand:
19 the way of an eagle in the sky,
   the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship on the high seas,
   and the way of a man with a girl.

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