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Ecclesiasticus (Sirach)

1611 KJV < < Chapter 40 > > Modern

40:1 Great trauaile is created for euery man, and an heauy yoke is vpon the sons of Adam, from the day that they goe out of their mothers wombe, till the day that they returne to the mother of all things.

  

40:1 Great travail is created for every man, and an heavy yoke is upon the sons of Adam, from the day that they go out of their mother's womb, till the day that they return to the mother of all things.

40:2 Their imagination of things to come, & the day of death [trouble] their thoughts, and [cause] feare of heart:

40:2 Their imagination of things to come, and the day of death, [trouble] their thoughts, and [cause] fear of heart;

40:3 From him that sitteth on a throne of glory, vnto him that is humbled in earth and ashes.

40:3 From him that sitteth on a throne of glory, unto him that is humbled in earth and ashes;

40:4 From him that weareth purple, and a crown, vnto [him that is clothed with a linnen] frocke.

40:4 From him that weareth purple and a crown, unto him that is clothed with a linen frock.

40:5 Wrath, and enuie, trouble and vnquietnesse, feare of death, and anger, and strife, and in the time of rest vpon his bed, his night sleepe doe change his knowledge.

40:5 Wrath, and envy, trouble, and unquietness, fear of death, and anger, and strife, and in the time of rest upon his bed his night sleep, do change his knowledge.

40:6 A litle or nothing is his rest, and afterward he is in his sleepe, as in a day of keeping watch, troubled in the vision of his heart, as if he were escaped out of a battell:

40:6 A little or nothing is his rest, and afterward he is in his sleep, as in a day of keeping watch, troubled in the vision of his heart, as if he were escaped out of a battle.

40:7 When all is safe, he awaketh, and marueileth that the feare was nothing.

40:7 When all is safe, he awaketh, and marvelleth that the fear was nothing.

40:8 [Such things happen] vnto all flesh, both man and beast, and that is seuen fold more vpon sinners.

40:8 [Such things happen] unto all flesh, both man and beast, and that is sevenfold more upon sinners.

40:9 Death and bloodshed, strife and sword, calamities, famine, tribulation, and the scourge:

40:9 Death, and bloodshed, strife, and sword, calamities, famine, tribulation, and the scourge;

40:10 These things are created for the wicked, and for their sakes came the flood.

40:10 These things are created for the wicked, and for their sakes came the flood.

40:11 All things that are of the earth shal turne to the earth againe: and that which is of the waters doeth returne into the Sea.

40:11 All things that are of the earth shall turn to the earth again: and that which is of the waters doth return into the sea.

40:12 All briberie and iniustice shall be blotted out: but true dealing shall endure for euer.

40:12 All bribery and injustice shall be blotted out: but true dealing shall endure for ever.

40:13 The goods of the vniust shall bee dried vp like a riuer, and shall vanish with noise, like a great thunder in raine.

40:13 The goods of the unjust shall be dried up like a river, and shall vanish with noise, like a great thunder in rain.

40:14 While he openeth his hand he shal reioyce: so shall transgressours come to nought.

40:14 While he openeth his hand he shall rejoice: so shall transgressors come to nought.

40:15 The children of the vngodly shall not bring forth many branches: but are as vncleane roots vpon a hard rocke.

40:15 The children of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches: but are as unclean roots upon a hard rock.

40:16 The weed growing vpon euery water, and banke of a riuer, shall bee pulled vp before all grasse.

40:16 The weed growing upon every water and bank of a river shall be pulled up before all grass.

40:17 Bountifulnes is as a most fruitfull garden, and mercifulnesse endureth for euer.

40:17 Bountifulness is as a most fruitful garden, and mercifulness endureth for ever.

40:18 To labour & to be content with that a man hath, is a sweet life: but hee that findeth a treasure, is aboue them both.

40:18 To labour, and to be content with that a man hath, is a sweet life: but he that findeth a treasure is above them both.

40:19 Children and the building of a citie continue a mans name: but a blamelesse wife is counted aboue them both.

40:19 Children and the building of a city continue a man's name: but a blameless wife is counted above them both.

40:20 Wine & musicke reioyce the heart: but the loue of wisedome is aboue them both.

40:20 Wine and musick rejoice the heart: but the love of wisdom is above them both.

40:21 The pipe and the psalterie make sweet melodie: but a pleasant tongue is aboue them both.

40:21 The pipe and the psaltery make sweet melody: but a pleasant tongue is above them both.

40:22 Thine eye desireth fauour and beautie: but more then both, corne while it is greene.

40:22 Thine eye desireth favour and beauty: but more than both corn while it is green.

40:23 A friend and companion neuer meet amisse: but aboue both is a wife with her husband.

40:23 A friend and companion never meet amiss: but above both is a wife with her husband.

40:24 Brethren and helpe are against time of trouble: but almes shall deliuer more then them both.

40:24 Brethren and help are against time of trouble: but alms shall deliver more than them both.

40:25 Golde and siluer make the foote stand sure: but counsell is esteemed aboue them both.

40:25 Gold and silver make the foot stand sure: but counsel is esteemed above them both.

40:26 Riches and strength lift vp the heart: but the feare of the Lord is aboue them both: there is no want in the feare of the Lord, and it needeth not to seeke helpe.

40:26 Riches and strength lift up the heart: but the fear of the Lord is above them both: there is no want in the fear of the Lord, and it needeth not to seek help.

40:27 The feare of the Lord is a fruitfull garden, and couereth him aboue all glory.

40:27 The fear of the Lord is a fruitful garden, and covereth him above all glory.

40:28 My sonne, lead not a beggers life: for better it is to die then to beg.

40:28 My son, lead not a beggar's life; for better it is to die than to beg.

40:29 The life of him that dependeth on another mans table, is not to be counted for a life: for he polluteth himselfe with other mens meate, but a wise man well nurtured will beware thereof.

40:29 The life of him that dependeth on another man's table is not to be counted for a life; for he polluteth himself with other men's meat: but a wise man well nurtured will beware thereof.

40:30 Begging is sweet in the mouth of the shamelesse: but in his belly there shall burne a fire.

40:30 Begging is sweet in the mouth of the shameless: but in his belly there shall burn a fire.


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