13 The knowledge of a wise man shall abound like a flood: and his counsel is like a pure fountain of life. Wisdom praises herself, and tells of her glory in the midst of her people. 16 The talking of a fool is like a burden in the way: but grace shall be found in the lips of the wise. 12 Set him not by thee, lest, when he hath overthrown thee, he stand up in thy place; neither let him sit at thy right hand, lest he seek to take thy seat, and thou at the last remember my words, and be pricked therewith. 23 A fool will peep in at the door into the house: but he that is well nurtured will stand without. 25 The lips of talkers will be telling such things as pertain not unto them: but the words of such as have understanding are weighed in the balance. via peccantium conplanata lapidibus et in fine illorum inferi et tenebrae et poena: 21: 12: He that keepeth justice shall get the understanding thereof. Do good to the just, and thou shalt find great recompense: and if not of him, assuredly of the Lord. Ecclesiasticus: Chapter 1 >>> Book of Ecclesiasticus - The Douay-Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible This Book is so called from a Greek word that signifies a preacher: because, like an excellent preacher, it gives admirable lessons of all virtues. qui custodit iustitiam continebit sensum eius: 21: 13 11 He that keepeth the law of the Lord getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wisdom. do so no more, but ask pardon for thy former sins. 12:2. 21:13 The perfection of the fear of God is wisdom and understanding. “He that is not wise will not be taught: but there is a wisdom which multiplieth bitterness.” Ecclesiastes 3:11. 3 All iniquity is as a two edged sword, the wounds whereof cannot be healed. Ecclesiastes 3:20-21 New King James Version (NKJV). 14The inner parts of a fool are like a broken vessel, and he will hold no knowledge as long as he liveth. The usual title of the book in Greek manuscripts and Fathers is Sophia Iesou uiou Seirach, "the Wisdom of Jesus, the son of Sirach", or simply Sophia Seirach "the Wisdom of Sirach". This too is meaningless.20 So my heart began to despair over all my toilsome labor under the sun.21 For a person may labor with wisdom, knowledge and skill, and then they must leave all they own to another who has not toiled for it. 15 If a skilful man hear a wise word, he will commend it, and add unto it: but as soon as one of no understanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behind his back. 11He that keepeth the law of the Lord getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wisdom. 24 It is the rudeness of a man to hearken at the door: but a wise man will be grieved with the disgrace. 20 A fool lifteth up his voice with laughter; but a wise man doth scarce smile a little. Ecclesiasticus Chapter 21. 21 Learning is unto a wise man as an ornament of gold, and like a bracelet upon his right arm. Daniel 12:2 states clearly that some will awake to everlasting life, and “some to shame and everlasting contempt.” There is no end to the writing of many books and reading many of them makes the body tired. 28 A whisperer defileth his own soul, and is hated wheresoever he dwelleth. Ecclesiastes 3. 9 The congregation of the wicked is like tow wrapped together: and the end of them is a flame of fire to destroy them. ... 12} The fear of the Lord will delight the heart, and will give joy and gladness and length of days. 15If a skilful man hear a wise word, he will commend it, and add unto it: but as soon as one of no understanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behind his back. Ecclesiastes 2:12. My son, hast thou sinned? 14 The inner parts of a fool are like a broken vessel, and he will hold no knowledge as long as he liveth. ... 21. 13 I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. ... - Every Day Light - Devotion for September 21; return to 'Jump List' Parallel Translations. Ecclesiastes 4:12 ... Verse 12. 26 The heart of fools is in their mouth: but the mouth of the wise is in their heart. Ecclesiastes 12:13. The book contains philosophical speeches by a character called 'Qoheleth' ("the Teacher"), composed probably between the 5th to 2nd century BCE. The Wisdom of Jesus, the son of Sirach. Indeed, its full form would naturally lead one to regard it as a direct rendering o… What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind!14 I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all … - The third instance shows the value of the protection afforded by a companion's presence when danger threatens. Ecclesiasticus 21:12 Context. The Holy Bible. 21 Who [] knows the spirit of the sons of men, which goes upward, and the spirit of the animal, which goes down to the earth? 21:10 The congregation of sinners is like tow heaped together, and the end of them is a flame of fire. 11 He that keepeth the law of the Lord getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wisdom. 22 The rage of the wicked cannot put him in the right, ... Ecclesiastes The Song of Songs Wisdom Ecclesiasticus / Sirach Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Baruch Ezekiel Daniel Hosea Joel. 8 He that buildeth his house with other men's money is like one that gathereth himself stones for the tomb of his burial. Why is 12:3. This section of the Catholic Bible contains the complete content of the Book of Ecclesiasticus, Chapter 21 with numbers and text of individual verses from the Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible. It is possible that Ben Sira identified with the Sadducees, who did not believe in life after death. 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