"In the ancient world, thanks to the influence of Greek culture, banquets were often forums for philosophical discussion. [In Proverbs 9:1-6], the Book of Proverbs personifies Wisdom as a hostess of such a banquet, and she is a generous hostess. Not only does she invite aristocrats, as one may expect from the host of a Greek symposium, but she also invites the simple and unlearned so that they too may become wise. For them, Wisdom's banquet promises both a good meal and wise instruction.
"Many Fathers of the Church, who noticed that St. Paul calls Jesus 'the wisdom of God' (1 Cor 1:24), read this passage from Proverbs Christologically. . . ."