sirach chapter 25


The book of wisdom

They removed it thinking we won’t follow… I’m gathering all wisdom

Yeh, Ben Sira was aslo a philosopher .
I love chapter [SIZE=7]40:28-30 [FONT=arial]on [/FONT][/SIZE][FONT=arial][SIZE=5]Begging[/SIZE][/FONT]

28 My child, don’t live the life of a beggar; it is better to die than to beg.
29 If you have to depend on someone else for your food, you are not really living your own life. You pollute yourself by accepting food from another. Begging is torture to the soul of any sensitive person.[a]
30 A shameless person can make begging sound sweet, but something inside him burns.

Screw Martin Luther for bastardising the bible