Ecclesiasticus / Sirach - Chapter 30
Ecclesiasticus / Sirach Chapters
- « Prev
- Next »
1 Whoever loves his son will beat him frequently so that in after years the son may be his comfort.
2 Whoever is strict with his son will reap the benefit, and be able to boast of him to his acquaintances.
5 In life he has had the joy of his company, dying, he has no anxieties.
10 Do not laugh with him, or one day you will weep with him and end up gnashing your teeth.
12 Bend his neck in youth, bruise his ribs while he is a child, or else he will grow stubborn and disobedient, and hurt you very deeply.
13 Be strict with your son, and persevere with him, or you will rue his insolence.
15 Health and strength are better than any gold, a robust body than untold wealth.
18 Good things lavished on a closed mouth are like food offerings put on a grave.
22 Gladness of heart is life to anyone, joy is what gives length of days.
24 Jealousy and anger shorten your days, and worry brings premature old age.
Most Popular Bibles
Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16
Gospel, Mark 4:26-34
Reading 2, Second Corinthians 5:6-10
More Daily Readings
by Catholic Online
- St. Gregory Barbarigo: Saint of the Day for Monday, June 18, 2018
- In Imitation of St. Joseph, Model of Fathers of Families
- Daily Reading for Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 HD Video
- Daily Reading for Monday, June 18th, 2018 HD Video
- Deacon Keith Fournier: What I Will Do on Fathers Day
- Daily Readings for Monday, June 18, 2018
- Copy of 1493 Christopher Columbus letter returned to Vatican
- Addicted to social media and online games? HereĂ˘Â€Â™s how to break the spell HD
- Daily Reading for Sunday, June 17th, 2018 HD
- West Antarctica is melting faster than expected, hereĂ˘Â€Â™s why thatĂ˘Â€Â™s bad HD
- Daily Reading for Saturday, June 16th, 2018 HD
Learn about Catholic world
Inform - Inspire - Ignite
Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained
Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need
Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online
Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye
Today's bible reading
Products and services we offer
Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books
The California Network
Inspiring streaming service
Learn the Catholic way
Teacher lesson plans & resources
Support Free Education
Tax deductible support Free education