Introduction: Book of Sirach (Bible Marathon Day 358)

Introduction: Book of Sirach (Bible Marathon Day 358) Title The Book of Sirach, also known as Ecclesiasticus, is part of the Wisdom Literature of the Greek Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate Bible. While originally written in Hebrew, the Book was read only through its Greek translation, known as S????. The Book was not included in… Continue reading Introduction: Book of Sirach (Bible Marathon Day 358)

Wisdom Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 358)

Wisdom 19New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 19 1 But merciless wrath assailed the wicked until the end,     for God knew beforehand what they were yet to do: 2 That though they themselves had agreed to the departure     and had anxiously sent them on their way,     they would regret it and pursue them. 3 For while they… Continue reading Wisdom Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 358)

Wisdom Chapter 18 (Bible Marathon Day 357)

Wisdom 18New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 18 1 But your holy ones had very great light; And those others, who heard their voices but did not see their forms,     counted them blest for not having suffered; 2 And because they who formerly had been wronged did not harm them, they thanked them,     and because of… Continue reading Wisdom Chapter 18 (Bible Marathon Day 357)

Wisdom Chapter 17 (Bible Marathon Day 357)

Wisdom 17New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 17 Fourth Example: Darkness Afflicts the Egyptians, While the Israelites Have Light[a] 1 For great are your judgments, and hard to describe;     therefore the unruly souls went astray. 2 For when the lawless thought to enslave the holy nation,     they themselves lay shackled with darkness, fettered by the long… Continue reading Wisdom Chapter 17 (Bible Marathon Day 357)

Wisdom Chapter 16 (Bible Marathon Day 356)

Wisdom 16New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 16 1 Therefore they[a] were fittingly punished by similar creatures,     and were tormented by a swarm of insects. 2 Instead of this punishment, you benefited your people     with a novel dish, the delight they craved,     by providing quail for their food, 3 So that those others, when they desired food,… Continue reading Wisdom Chapter 16 (Bible Marathon Day 356)

Wisdom Chapter 15 (Bible Marathon Day 356)

Wisdom 15New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 15 1 [a]But you, our God, are good and true,     slow to anger, and governing all with mercy. 2 For even if we sin, we are yours, and know your might;     but we will not sin, knowing that we belong to you. 3 For to know you well is complete… Continue reading Wisdom Chapter 15 (Bible Marathon Day 356)

Wisdom Chapter 14 (Bible Marathon Day 355)

Wisdom 14New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 14 1 Again, one preparing for a voyage and about to traverse the wild waves     cries out to wood more unsound than the boat that bears him. 2 For the urge for profits devised this latter,     and Wisdom the artisan produced it. 3 [a]But your providence, O Father! guides it,… Continue reading Wisdom Chapter 14 (Bible Marathon Day 355)