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The Catholic Study Bible A special version of the New American Bible, with a wealth of background information useful to Catholics.

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Commentary on Wisdom

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1, 1 :

Justice: not merely the cardinal virtue of that name (cf Wis 8, 7 ), but the universal moral quality which is the application of Wisdom to moral conduct.

1, 5 :

Discipline: here and elsewhere, another name for Wisdom; injustice: the opposite of the virtue in Wis 1, 1 .

1, 7 :

This verse is applied to the Holy Spirit in the liturgy at Pentecost.

1, 11 :

Calumny: speech against God and his providence is meant.

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