Wisdom of Solomon 7:27

Deuterocanon

25 For she is a breath of the power of God, and a pure emanation of the glory of the Almighty; therefore nothing defiled gains entrance into her. 26 For she is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness. 27 Although she is but one, she can do all things, and while remaining in herself, she renews all things; in every generation she passes into holy souls and makes them friends of God, and prophets; 28 for God loves nothing so much as the person who lives with wisdom. 29 She is more beautiful than the sun, and excels every constellation of the stars. Compared with the light she is found to be superior, Source

Date: 100-50 B.C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Luke 7:35

New Testament

33 For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon!’ 34 The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look at him, a glutton and a drunk, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ 35 But wisdom is vindicated by all her children.36 Now one of the Pharisees asked Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went into the Pharisee’s house and took his place at the table. 37 Then when a woman of that town, who was a sinner, learned that Jesus was dining at the Pharisee’s house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfumed oil. Source

Date: 75-85 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Fitzmyer, Joseph A. The Gospel According to Luke: Introduction, Translation, and Notes (p. 681) Doubleday, 1981

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Fitzmyer, Joseph A. The Gospel According to Luke: Introduction, Translation, and Notes (p. 681) Doubleday, 1981

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