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Σοφία Σιρὰχ

Wisdom of Sirach

   CATSS LXX Brenton (1851) Wiki English Translation LXX‎ / World English Bible  Westminster Leningrad Codex Wiki English Translation HB‎ / World English Bible1Sir 28:11ὁ ἐκδικῶν παρὰ κυρίου εὑρήσει ἐκδίκησιν καὶ τὰς ἁμαρτίας αὐτοῦ διατηρῶν διατηρήσειSir 28:1
He that revengeth shall find vengeance from the Lord, and he will surely keep his sins in remembrance.
Sir 28:1
He who takes vengeance will find vengeance from the Lord, and he will surely make his sins firm.
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2Sir 28:22ἄφες ἀδίκημα τῷ πλησίον σου καὶ τότε δεηθέντος σου αἱ ἁμαρτίαι σου λυθήσονταιSir 28:2
Forgive thy neighbour the hurt that he hath done unto thee, so shall thy sins also be forgiven when thou prayest.
Sir 28:2
Forgive your neighbor the hurt that he has done, and then your sins will be pardoned when you pray.
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3Sir 28:33ἄνθρωπος ἀνθρώπῳ συντηρεῖ ὀργήν καὶ παρὰ κυρίου ζητεῖ ἴασινSir 28:3
One man beareth hatred against another, and doth he seek pardon from the Lord?
Sir 28:3
Does anyone harbor anger against another and expect healing from the Lord?
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4Sir 28:44ἐπ’ ἄνθρωπον ὅμοιον αὐτῷ οὐκ ἔχει ἔλεος καὶ περὶ τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν αὐτοῦ δεῖταιSir 28:4
He sheweth no mercy to a man, which is like himself: and doth he ask forgiveness of his own sins?
Sir 28:4
Upon a man like himself he has no mercy, and does he make supplication for his own sins?
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5Sir 28:55αὐτὸς σὰρξ ὢν διατηρεῖ μῆνιν τίς ἐξιλάσεται τὰς ἁμαρτίας αὐτοῦSir 28:5
If he that is but flesh nourish hatred, who will intreat for pardon of his sins?
Sir 28:5
He himself, being flesh, nourishes wrath. Who will make atonement for his sins?
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6Sir 28:66μνήσθητι τὰ ἔσχατα καὶ παῦσαι ἐχθραίνων καταφθορὰν καὶ θάνατον καὶ ἔμμενε ἐντολαῖςSir 28:6
Remember thy end, and let enmity cease; remember corruption and death, and abide in the commandments.
Sir 28:6
Remember your last end, and stop enmity. Remember corruption and death, and be true to the commandments.
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7Sir 28:77μνήσθητι ἐντολῶν καὶ μὴ μηνίσῃς τῷ πλησίον καὶ διαθήκην ὑψίστου καὶ πάριδε ἄγνοιανSir 28:7
Remember the commandments, and bear no malice to thy neighbour: remember the covenant of the Highest, and wink at ignorance.
Sir 28:7
Remember the commandments, and don’t be angry with your neighbor. Remember the covenant of the Highest, and overlook ignorance.
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8Sir 28:88ἀπόσχου ἀπὸ μάχης καὶ ἐλαττώσεις ἁμαρτίας ἄνθρωπος γὰρ θυμώδης ἐκκαύσει μάχηνSir 28:8
Abstain from strife, and thou shalt diminish thy sins: for a furious man will kindle strife,
Sir 28:8
Abstain from strife, and you will diminish your sins, for a passionate man will kindle strife.
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9Sir 28:99καὶ ἀνὴρ ἁμαρτωλὸς ταράξει φίλους καὶ ἀνὰ μέσον εἰρηνευόντων ἐμβαλεῖ διαβολήνSir 28:9
A sinful man disquieteth friends, and maketh debate among them that be at peace.
Sir 28:9
A man who is a sinner will trouble friends and sow discord among those who are at peace.
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10Sir 28:1010κατὰ τὴν ὕλην τοῦ πυρὸς οὕτως ἐκκαυθήσεται καὶ κατὰ τὴν στερέωσιν τῆς μάχης ἐκκαυθήσεται κατὰ τὴν ἰσχὺν τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ὁ θυμὸς αὐτοῦ ἔσται καὶ κατὰ τὸν πλοῦτον ἀνυψώσει ὀργὴν αὐτοῦSir 28:10
As the matter of the fire is, so it burneth: and as a man's strength is, so is his wrath; and according to his riches his anger riseth; and the stronger they are which contend, the more they will be inflamed.
Sir 28:10
As is the fuel of the fire, so it will burn; and as the stoutness of the strife is, so it will burn. As is the strength of the man, so will be his wrath; and as is his wealth, so he will exalt his anger.
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11Sir 28:1111ἔρις κατασπευδομένη ἐκκαίει πῦρ καὶ μάχη κατασπεύδουσα ἐκχέει αἷμαSir 28:11
An hasty contention kindleth a fire: and an hasty fighting sheddeth blood.
Sir 28:11
A contention begun in haste kindles a fire; and hasty fighting sheds blood.
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12Sir 28:1212ἐὰν φυσήσῃς εἰς σπινθῆρα ἐκκαήσεται καὶ ἐὰν πτύσῃς ἐπ’ αὐτόν σβεσθήσεται καὶ ἀμφότερα ἐκ τοῦ στόματός σου ἐκπορεύεταιSir 28:12
If thou blow the spark, it shall burn: if thou spit upon it, it shall be quenched: and both these come out of thy mouth.
Sir 28:12
If you blow on a spark, it will burn; and if you spit upon it, it will be quenched. Both of these come out of your mouth.
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13Sir 28:1313ψίθυρον καὶ δίγλωσσον καταράσασθε πολλοὺς γὰρ εἰρηνεύοντας ἀπώλεσενSir 28:13
Curse the whisperer and doubletongued: for such have destroyed many that were at peace.
Sir 28:13
Curse the whisperer and double-tongued, for he has destroyed many who were at peace.
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14Sir 28:1414γλῶσσα τρίτη πολλοὺς ἐσάλευσεν καὶ διέστησεν αὐτοὺς ἀπὸ ἔθνους εἰς ἔθνος καὶ πόλεις ὀχυρὰς καθεῖλεν καὶ οἰκίας μεγιστάνων κατέστρεψενSir 28:14
A backbiting tongue hath disquieted many, and driven them from nation to nation: strong cities hath it pulled down, and overthrown the houses of great men.
Sir 28:14
A slanderer has shaken many, and dispersed them from nation to nation. It has pulled down strong cities and overthrown the houses of great men.
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15Sir 28:1515γλῶσσα τρίτη γυναῖκας ἀνδρείας ἐξέβαλεν καὶ ἐστέρεσεν αὐτὰς τῶν πόνων αὐτῶνSir 28:15
A backbiting tongue hath cast out virtuous women, and deprived them of their labours.
Sir 28:15
A slanderer has cast out brave women and deprived them of their labors.
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16Sir 28:1616ὁ προσέχων αὐτῇ οὐ μὴ εὕρῃ ἀνάπαυσιν οὐδὲ κατασκηνώσει μεθ’ ἡσυχίαςSir 28:16
Whoso hearkeneth unto it shall never find rest, and never dwell quietly.
Sir 28:16
He who listens to it will not find rest, nor will he live quietly.
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17Sir 28:1717πληγὴ μάστιγος ποιεῖ μώλωπα πληγὴ δὲ γλώσσης συγκλάσει ὀστᾶSir 28:17
The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh: but the stroke of the tongue breaketh the bones.
Sir 28:17
The stroke of a whip makes a mark in the flesh, but the stroke of a tongue will break bones.
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18Sir 28:1818πολλοὶ ἔπεσαν ἐν στόματι μαχαίρας καὶ οὐχ ὡς οἱ πεπτωκότες διὰ γλῶσσανSir 28:18
Many have fallen by the edge of the sword: but not so many as have fallen by the tongue.
Sir 28:18
Many have fallen by the edge of the sword, yet not so many as those who have fallen because of the tongue.
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19Sir 28:1919μακάριος ὁ σκεπασθεὶς ἀπ’ αὐτῆς ὃς οὐ διῆλθεν ἐν τῷ θυμῷ αὐτῆς ὃς οὐχ εἵλκυσεν τὸν ζυγὸν αὐτῆς καὶ ἐν τοῖς δεσμοῖς αὐτῆς οὐκ ἐδέθηSir 28:19
Well is he that is defended through the venom thereof; who hath not drawn the yoke thereof, nor hath been bound in her bands.
Sir 28:19
Happy is he who is sheltered from it, who has not passed through its wrath, who has not drawn its yoke, and has not been bound with its bands.
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20Sir 28:2020ὁ γὰρ ζυγὸς αὐτῆς ζυγὸς σιδηροῦς καὶ οἱ δεσμοὶ αὐτῆς δεσμοὶ χάλκειοιSir 28:20
For the yoke thereof is a yoke of iron, and the bands thereof are bands of brass.
Sir 28:20
For its yoke is a yoke of iron, and its bands are bands of brass.
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21Sir 28:2121θάνατος πονηρὸς ὁ θάνατος αὐτῆς καὶ λυσιτελὴς μᾶλλον ὁ ᾅδης αὐτῆςSir 28:21
The death thereof is an evil death, the grave were better than it.
Sir 28:21
Its death is an evil death, and Hades is better than it.
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22Sir 28:2222οὐ μὴ κρατήσῃ εὐσεβῶν καὶ ἐν τῇ φλογὶ αὐτῆς οὐ καήσονταιSir 28:22
It shall not have rule over them that fear God, neither shall they be burned with the flame thereof.
Sir 28:22
It will not have rule over godly men. They will not be burned in its flame.
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23Sir 28:2323οἱ καταλείποντες κύριον ἐμπεσοῦνται εἰς αὐτήν καὶ ἐν αὐτοῖς ἐκκαήσεται καὶ οὐ μὴ σβεσθῇ ἐπαποσταλήσεται αὐτοῖς ὡς λέων καὶ ὡς πάρδαλις λυμανεῖται αὐτούςSir 28:23
Such as forsake the Lord shall fall into it; and it shall burn in them, and not be quenched; it shall be sent upon them as a lion, and devour them as a leopard.
Sir 28:23
Those who forsake the Lord will fall into it. It will burn among them, and won’t be quenched. It will be sent against them like a lion. It will destroy them like a leopard.
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24Sir 28:2424ἰδὲ περίφραξον τὸ κτῆμά σου ἀκάνθαις τὸ ἀργύριόν σου καὶ τὸ χρυσίον κατάδησονSir 28:24
Look that thou hedge thy possession about with thorns, and bind up thy silver and gold,
Sir 28:24
As you hedge your possession about with thorns, and secure your silver and your gold,
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25Sir 28:2525καὶ τοῖς λόγοις σου ποίησον ζυγὸν καὶ σταθμὸν καὶ τῷ στόματί σου ποίησον θύραν καὶ μοχλόνSir 28:25
And weigh thy words in a balance, and make a door and bar for thy mouth.
Sir 28:25
so make a balance and a weight for your words, and make a door and a bar for your mouth.
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26Sir 28:2626πρόσεχε μήπως ὀλίσθῃς ἐν αὐτῇ μὴ πέσῃς κατέναντι ἐνεδρεύοντοςSir 28:26
Beware thou slide not by it, lest thou fall before him that lieth in wait.
Sir 28:26
Take heed lest you slip with it, lest you fall before one who lies in wait.
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