I've been reading about Moshiach for about a year. Then the other day, I read the above 9 lines (Proverbs 8:22-31). It seems like Wisdom is saying what people are pouring over Isaiah, etc, looking for clues for. Where can i find some discussion about this? You are a totally cool website, even if i don't understand how to work it!

  • Could you please elborate a little more as to what you are looking for? Commented Jun 5, 2014 at 15:01
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    The verses you mention are talking with the anthropormiphised voice of wisdom and understanding, or Torah and Mitzvot. Can you explain better in your question. edit the question why you think it's related to the messiah?
    – avi
    Commented Jun 5, 2014 at 18:19

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Proverbs 8:1-3 clearly states that what is coming afterwards (including 22-31) is the voice of wisdom and understanding, so it is not a statement about Moshiach, but rather a statement about the value of wisdom.

The two Hebrew words for wisdom and understanding are Chochmah and Binah. This question explores the difference.


Pirkei Avot 6:10 indicates that the discussion is about the Torah, not Mashiach.

חמשה קנינים קנה לו הקדוש ברוך הוא בעולמו; ואלו הן: תורה קנין אחד... תורה מנין, דכתיב: ה' קנני ראשית דרכו קדם מפעליו מאז..

  • Are you referring to what the Sefaria website has listed as Pirkei Avot 6:10?
    – Mike
    Commented Jun 16, 2014 at 1:48
  • Yes. Apparently it should be 6:10, not 6:11. I'll correct it accordingly.
    – gaagu
    Commented Jun 16, 2014 at 2:22

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