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Ecclesiasticus (Sirach)

1611 KJV < < Chapter 47 > > Modern

47:1 And after him rose vp Nathan to prophesie in the time of Dauid.

  

47:1 And after him rose up Nathan to prophesy in the time of David.

47:2 As is the fat taken away from the peace offering, so was Dauid chosen out of the children of Israel.

47:2 As is the fat taken away from the peace offering, so was David chosen out of the children of Israel.

47:3 Hee played with Lions as with kids, and with beares as with lambs.

47:3 He played with lions as with kids, and with bears as with lambs.

47:4 Slew he not a gyant when hee was yet but yong? and did he not take away reproch from the people, when he lifted vp his hand with the stone in the sling, and beat downe the boasting of Goliah?

47:4 Slew he not a giant, when he was yet but young? and did he not take away reproach from the people, when he lifted up his hand with the stone in the sling, and beat down the boasting of Goliath?

47:5 For he called vpon the most high Lord, and he gaue him strength in his right hand to slay that mighty warriour, and set vp the horne of his people:

47:5 For he called upon the most high Lord; and he gave him strength in his right hand to slay that mighty warrior, and set up the horn of his people.

47:6 So the people honoured him with ten thousands, and praised him in the blessings of the Lord, in that hee gaue him a crowne of glory.

47:6 So the people honoured him with ten thousands, and praised him in the blessings of the Lord, in that he gave him a crown of glory.

47:7 For hee destroyed the enemies on euery side, and brought to nought the Philistines his aduersaries, and brake their horne in sunder vnto this day.

47:7 For he destroyed the enemies on every side, and brought to nought the Philistines his adversaries, and brake their horn in sunder unto this day.

47:8 In all his workes hee praised the holy one most High, with words of glory, with his whole heart he sung songs, and loued him that made him.

47:8 In all his works he praised the Holy One most high with words of glory; with his whole heart he sung songs, and loved him that made him.

47:9 He set singers also before the Altar, that by their voyces they might make sweet melody, and daily sing praises in their songs.

47:9 He set singers also before the altar, that by their voices they might make sweet melody, and daily sing praises in their songs.

47:10 He beautified their feasts, and set in order the solemne times, vntill the ende, that they might praise his holy Name, and that the Temple might sound from morning.

47:10 He beautified their feasts, and set in order the solemn times until the end, that they might praise his holy name, and that the temple might sound from morning.

47:11 The Lord tooke away his sinnes, and exalted his horne for euer: he gaue him a couenant of kings, and a throne of glory in Israel.

47:11 The Lord took away his sins, and exalted his horn for ever: he gave him a covenant of kings, and a throne of glory in Israel.

47:12 After him rose vp a wise sonne, and for his sake he dwelt at large.

47:12 After him rose up a wise son, and for his sake he dwelt at large.

47:13 Salomon reigned in a peaceable time, and was honoured; for God made all quiet round about him, that hee might build an house in his Name, and prepare his Sanctuary for euer.

47:13 Solomon reigned in a peaceable time, and was honoured; for God made all quiet round about him, that he might build an house in his name, and prepare his sanctuary for ever.

47:14 How wise wast thou in thy youth, & as a flood filled with vnderstanding.

47:14 How wise wast thou in thy youth and, as a flood, filled with understanding!

47:15 Thy soule couered the whole earth, and thou filledst it with dark parables.

47:15 Thy soul covered the whole earth, and thou filledst it with dark parables.

47:16 Thy name went farre vnto the Ilands, and for thy peace thou wast beloued.

47:16 Thy name went far unto the islands; and for thy peace thou wast beloved.

47:17 The countreys marueiled at thee for thy Songs, and Prouerbs, and Parables, and interpretations.

47:17 The countries marvelled at thee for thy songs, and proverbs, and parables, and interpretations.

47:18 By the Name of the Lord God, which is called the Lord God of Israel, thou didst gather gold as tinne, and didst multiply siluer as lead.

47:18 By the name of the Lord God, which is called the Lord God of Israel, thou didst gather gold as tin and didst multiply silver as lead.

47:19 Thou didst bow thy loines vnto women, and by thy body thou wast brought into subiection.

47:19 Thou didst bow thy loins unto women, and by thy body thou wast brought into subjection.

47:20 Thou dist staine thy honour, and pollute thy seed, so that thou broughtest wrath vpon thy children, and wast grieued for thy folly.

47:20 Thou didst stain thy honour, and pollute thy seed: so that thou broughtest wrath upon thy children, and wast grieved for thy folly.

47:21 So the kingdome was diuided, and out of Ephraim ruled a rebellious kingdome.

47:21 So the kingdom was divided, and out of Ephraim ruled a rebellious kingdom.

47:22 But the Lord will neuer leaue off his mercy, neither shall any of his workes perish, neither will hee abolish the posterity of his elect, and the seed of him that loueth him he will not take away: wherefore he gaue a remnant vnto Iacob, and out of him a roote vnto Dauid.

47:22 But the Lord will never leave off his mercy, neither shall any of his works perish, neither will he abolish the posterity of his elect, and the seed of him that loveth him he will not take away: wherefore he gave a remnant unto Jacob, and out of him a root unto David.

47:23 Thus rested Solomon with his fathers, and of his seede he left behinde him Roboam, euen the foolishnesse of the people, and one that had no vnderstanding; who turned away the people through his counsell: there was also Ieroboam the sonne of Nabat, who caused Israel to sinne, and shewed Ephraim the way of sinne:

47:23 Thus rested Solomon with his fathers, and of his seed he left behind him Roboam, even the foolishness of the people, and one that had no understanding, who turned away the people through his counsel. There was also Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin, and shewed Ephraim the way of sin:

47:24 And their sinnes were multiplied exceedingly, that they were driuen out of the land.

47:24 And their sins were multiplied exceedingly, that they were driven out of the land.

47:25 For they sought out all wickednes, till the vengeance came vpon them.

47:25 For they sought out all wickedness, till the vengeance came upon them.


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