Ecclesiasticus / Sirach - Chapter 51
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2 for you have been my guard and support and redeemed my body from destruction, from the snare of the lying tongue, from lips that fabricate falsehood; in the presence of my assailants, you were on my side; you have been my support, you have redeemed me,
3 true to your abounding kindness -- and the greatness of your name -- you liberated me from the fangs of those seeking to devour me, from the clutches of those seeking my life, from the many ordeals which I have endured,
10 I called on the Lord, the father of my Lord, 'Do not desert me in the days of ordeal, in the days of the proud, when we are helpless. I shall praise your name unceasingly and gratefully sing its praises.'
11 And my plea was heard, for you saved me from destruction, you delivered me from that time of evil.
13 When I was still a youth, before I went travelling, in my prayers I asked outright for wisdom.
14 Outside the sanctuary I would pray for her, and to the last I shall continue to seek her.
17 Thanks to her I have advanced; glory be to him who has given me wisdom!
20 I have directed my soul towards her, and in purity I have found her; having my heart fixed on her from the outset, I shall never be deserted;
21 my very core having yearned to discover her, I have now acquired a good possession.
22 In reward the Lord has given me a tongue with which I shall sing his praises.
28 Buy instruction with a large sum of silver, thanks to her you will gain much gold.
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