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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 32:11ἡγούμενόν σε κατέστησαν μὴ ἐπαίρου γίνου ἐν αὐτοῖς ὡς εἷς ἐξ αὐτῶν φρόντισον αὐτῶν καὶ οὕτω κάθισονSir 32:1
If thou be made the master of a feast, lift not thyself up, but be among them as one of the rest; take diligent care for them, and so sit down.
Sir 32:1
Have they made you ruler of a feast? Don’t be lifted up. Be among them as one of them. Take care of them first, and then sit down.
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2Sir 32:22καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν χρείαν σου ποιήσας ἀνάπεσε ἵνα εὐφρανθῇς δι’ αὐτοὺς καὶ εὐκοσμίας χάριν λάβῃς στέφανονSir 32:2
And when thou hast done all thy office, take thy place, that thou mayest be merry with them, and receive a crown for thy well ordering of the feast.
Sir 32:2
And when you have done all your duties, take your place, that you may be gladdened on their account, and receive a wreath for your good service.
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3Sir 32:33λάλησον πρεσβύτερε πρέπει γάρ σοι ἐν ἀκριβεῖ ἐπιστήμῃ καὶ μὴ ἐμποδίσῃς μουσικάSir 32:3
Speak, thou that art the elder, for it becometh thee, but with sound judgment; and hinder not musick.
Sir 32:3
Speak, you who are older, for it’s your right, but with sound knowledge; and don’t interrupt the music.
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4Sir 32:44ὅπου ἀκρόαμα μὴ ἐκχέῃς λαλιὰν καὶ ἀκαίρως μὴ σοφίζουSir 32:4
Pour not out words where there is a musician, and shew not forth wisdom out of time.
Sir 32:4
Don’t pour out talk where there is a performance of music. Don’t display your wisdom at the wrong time.
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5Sir 32:55σφραγὶς ἄνθρακος ἐπὶ κόσμῳ χρυσῷ σύγκριμα μουσικῶν ἐν συμποσίῳ οἴνουSir 32:5
A concert of musick in a banquet of wine is as a signet of carbuncle set in gold.
Sir 32:5
As a ruby signet in a setting of gold, so is a music concert at a wine banquet.
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6Sir 32:66ἐν κατασκευάσματι χρυσῷ σφραγὶς σμαράγδου μέλος μουσικῶν ἐφ’ ἡδεῖ οἴνῳSir 32:6
As a signet of an emerald set in a work of gold, so is the melody of musick with pleasant wine.
Sir 32:6
As an emerald signet in a work of gold, so is musical melody with pleasant wine.
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7Sir 32:77λάλησον νεανίσκε εἰ χρεία σου μόλις δὶς ἐὰν ἐπερωτηθῇςSir 32:7
Speak, young man, if there be need of thee: and yet scarcely when thou art twice asked.
Sir 32:7
Speak, young man, if you are obliged to, but no more than twice, and only if asked.
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8Sir 32:88κεφαλαίωσον λόγον ἐν ὀλίγοις πολλά γίνου ὡς γινώσκων καὶ ἅμα σιωπῶνSir 32:8
Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words; be as one that knoweth and yet holdeth his tongue.
Sir 32:8
Sum up your speech, many things in few words. Be as one who knows and yet holds his tongue.
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9Sir 32:99ἐν μέσῳ μεγιστάνων μὴ ἐξισάζου καὶ ἑτέρου λέγοντος μὴ πολλὰ ἀδολέσχειSir 32:9
If thou be among great men, make not thyself equal with them; and when ancient men are in place, use not many words.
Sir 32:9
When among great men, don’t behave as their equal. When another is speaking, don’t babble.
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10Sir 32:1010πρὸ βροντῆς κατασπεύδει ἀστραπή καὶ πρὸ αἰσχυντηροῦ προελεύσεται χάριςSir 32:10
Before the thunder goeth lightning; and before a shamefaced man shall go favour.
Sir 32:10
Lightning speeds before thunder. Approval goes before one who is modest.
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11Sir 32:1111ἐν ὥρᾳ ἐξεγείρου καὶ μὴ οὐράγει ἀπότρεχε εἰς οἶκον καὶ μὴ ῥᾳθύμειSir 32:11
Rise up betimes, and be not the last; but get thee home without delay.
Sir 32:11
Rise up in good time, and don’t be last. Go home quickly and don’t loiter
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12Sir 32:1212ἐκεῖ παῖζε καὶ ποίει τὰ ἐνθυμήματά σου καὶ μὴ ἁμάρτῃς λόγῳ ὑπερηφάνῳSir 32:12
There take thy pastime, and do what thou wilt: but sin not by proud speech.
Sir 32:12
Amuse yourself there and do what is in your heart. Don’t sin by proud speech.
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13Sir 32:1313καὶ ἐπὶ τούτοις εὐλόγησον τὸν ποιήσαντά σε καὶ μεθύσκοντά σε ἀπὸ τῶν ἀγαθῶν αὐτοῦSir 32:13
And for these things bless him that made thee, and hath replenished thee with his good things.
Sir 32:13
For these things bless your Maker, who gives you to drink freely of his good things.
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14Sir 32:1414ὁ φοβούμενος κύριον ἐκδέξεται παιδείαν καὶ οἱ ὀρθρίζοντες εὑρήσουσιν εὐδοκίανSir 32:14
Whoso feareth the Lord will receive his discipline; and they that seek him early shall find favour.
Sir 32:14
He who fears the Lord will receive discipline. Those who seek him early will find favor.
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15Sir 32:1515ὁ ζητῶν νόμον ἐμπλησθήσεται αὐτοῦ καὶ ὁ ὑποκρινόμενος σκανδαλισθήσεται ἐν αὐτῷSir 32:15
He that seeketh the law shall be filled therewith: but the hypocrite will be offended thereat.
Sir 32:15
He who seeks the law shall be filled with it, but the hypocrite will stumble at it.
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16Sir 32:1616οἱ φοβούμενοι κύριον εὑρήσουσιν κρίμα καὶ δικαιώματα ὡς φῶς ἐξάψουσινSir 32:16
They that fear the Lord shall find judgment, and shall kindle justice as a light.
Sir 32:16
Those who fear the Lord will find true judgment, and will kindle righteous acts like a light.
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17Sir 32:1717ἄνθρωπος ἁμαρτωλὸς ἐκκλινεῖ ἐλεγμὸν καὶ κατὰ τὸ θέλημα αὐτοῦ εὑρήσει σύγκριμαSir 32:17
A sinful man will not be reproved, but findeth an excuse according to his will.
Sir 32:17
A sinful man shuns reproof, and will find a judgment according to his will.
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18Sir 32:1818ἀνὴρ βουλῆς οὐ μὴ παρίδῃ διανόημα ἀλλότριος καὶ ὑπερήφανος οὐ καταπτήξει φόβονSir 32:18
A man of counsel will be considerate; but a strange and proud man is not daunted with fear, even when of himself he hath done without counsel.
Sir 32:18
A sensible person won’t neglect a thought. An insolent and proud man won’t crouch in fear, even after he has done a thing by himself without counsel.
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19Sir 32:1919ἄνευ βουλῆς μηθὲν ποιήσῃς καὶ ἐν τῷ ποιῆσαί σε μὴ μεταμελοῦSir 32:19
Do nothing without advice; and when thou hast once done, repent not.
Sir 32:19
Do nothing without counsel, but when you have acted, don’t regret it.
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20Sir 32:2020ἐν ὁδῷ ἀντιπτώματος μὴ πορεύου καὶ μὴ προσκόψῃς ἐν λιθώδεσινSir 32:20
Go not in a way wherein thou mayest fall, and stumble not among the stones.
Sir 32:20
Don’t go in a way of conflict. Don’t stumble in stony places.
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21Sir 32:2121μὴ πιστεύσῃς ἐν ὁδῷ ἀπροσκόπῳSir 32:21
Be not confident in a plain way.
Sir 32:21
Don’t be overconfident on a smooth road.
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22Sir 32:2222καὶ ἀπὸ τῶν τέκνων σου φύλαξαιSir 32:22
And beware of thine own children.
Sir 32:22
Beware of your own children.
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23Sir 32:2323ἐν παντὶ ἔργῳ πίστευε τῇ ψυχῇ σου καὶ γὰρ τοῦτό ἐστιν τήρησις ἐντολῶνSir 32:23
In every good work trust thy own soul; for this is the keeping of the commandments.
Sir 32:23
In every work guard your own soul, for this is the keeping of the commandments.
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24Sir 32:2424ὁ πιστεύων νόμῳ προσέχει ἐντολαῖς καὶ ὁ πεποιθὼς κυρίῳ οὐκ ἐλαττωθήσεταιSir 32:24
He that believeth in the Lord taketh heed to the commandment; and he that trusteth in him shall fare never the worse.
Sir 32:24
He who believes the law gives heed to the commandment. He who trusts in the Lord will suffer no loss.
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