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If the background reading has been assigned, solicit responses from the students about the nature and features of the Israelite wisdom tradition.

Guide the discussion around at least four facets of wisdom: (1) a kind of literature [Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth), Sirach, Wisdom of Solomon]; (2) a tradition with a social location [rooted in homes, schools, courts]; (3) an international phenomenon [shared features with similar traditions in the ancient Near East]; (4) a particular worldview or set of values.

Do not rejoice in wealth from theft, Nor complain of being poor.Wisdom literature reflects a variety of social settings, including family households, schools (see Sir ), and royal courts.