Everything below may be simply obvious for you. Yet it was an huge personal "Aha!" for me.
My intent is not to say Bible IS this or that. I'm not qualified for that.
I can view The Bible as a self-help book, psychology book, historical book, spiritual book, esoteric book, religious book, the blueprint of reality,
The Word of God, etc. It's just a matter of perspective!
Even though some may argue that they suposedly altered The Bible...
Culture and technology may change...
Human psychology have not changed too much. Or haven't changed at all!
Nothing new under the sun, history repeats itself...
Machiavelli, Jesus, Solomon, Socrates, Plato, Confucius, Sun Tzu, Lao Tzu teachings can be applied today as IF THEY WERE WRITTEN YESTERDAY!
Same to many things of The Bible!
Some may also argue that Bible is probably just metaphorical... my hypotesis is that Bible may be read in many different layers
Proverbs 3:13 “Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.”
Proverbs 3:14 “For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.”
Proverbs 3:15 “She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.”
To be continued...