The Parts of this book are five:
I. The Preface of the book, in which the foundation of all virtues, Wisdom and the true knowledge of the true God, and other things are set forth, Chapters 1-9.
II. The Proverbs of Solomon, written with his own hand, as it appears, Chapters 10-24.
III. The Proverbs of Solomon, gathered by the men of Hezekiah, King of Judah, Chapters 25-29.
IV. Proverbs written under the name of Agur, who himself also appears to be Solomon, Chapter 30.
V. Proverbs furnished under the name of Lemuel, or Solomon, by his mother, Chapter 31.