THE WISDOM OF BEN SIRA (ECCLESIASTICUS) The Wisdom of Ben Sira derives its title from the author, “Yeshua [Jesus], son of Eleazar, son of Sira” (50:27). Ecclesiastes 7:13).The above is probably a proverbial saying. 3 She will give him the bread of understanding to eat, and the water of wisdom to drink. 12 The fear of the Lord maketh a merry heart, and giveth joy, and gladness, and a long life. Ecclesiasticus (Sira) 21 ... 15 If a skilful man hear a wise word, he will commend it, and add unto it: but as soon as one of no understanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behind his back. Next Chapter of Ecclesiasticus >>> The Book of Ecclesiasticus, Chapter 21 We hope that you find the content of the Book of Ecclesiasticus, Chapter 21 from the Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible helpful to your Bible studies and for references which allow you to … {21:14} One who is not wise in goodness will not accept instruction. Ecclesiasticus was apparently written by Jesus, grandson of Sirach, sometime between 190 and 170 BC. 13 Whoso feareth the Lord, it shall go well with him at the last, and he shall find favor in the day of his death. 21 To the sensible person education is like a golden ornament, and like a bracelet on the right arm. 11 The fear of the Lord is honor, and glory, and gladness, and a crown of rejoicing. 15If a skilfull man heare a wise word, hee will commend it, and adde vnto it: but assoone as one of no vnderstanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behinde his backe. 17They inquire at the mouth of the wise man in the congregation, and they shall ponder his words in their heart. 17 Before each person are life and death, and whichever one chooses will be given. Viewing the original 1611 KJV with archaic English spelling. A fool lifteth up his voice with laughter, but a wise man doth scarce smile a little. 10 The way of sinners is made plain with stones, but at the end thereof is the pit of hell. 16 The talking of a fool is like a burden in the way: but grace shall be found in the lips of the wise. 15If a skilful man hear a wise word, he will commend it, and add unto it: but as soon as one of no understanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behind his back. 23 A boor peers into the house from the door, but a cultivated person remains outside. 14 The inner parts of a fool are like a broken vessel, and he will hold no knowledge as long as he liveth. - That which is crooked cannot be made straight.This is intended as a confirmation of ver. 14 It is manifestly connected with and possibly derived from, the following subscription which appears at the end of recently-discovered Hebrew fragments of Ecclesiasticus: "Wisdom [Hó khmâ ] of Simeon, the son of Yeshua, the son of Eleazar, the son of Sira". 16 Give and take, treat yourself well, for in Sheol there are no joys to seek. 3 Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense and show everyone how stupid they are. e. 18 As with the leaves growing … 12 He that is not wise will not be taught: but there is a wisdom which multiplieth bitterness. 11 He that keepeth the law of the Lord getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wisdom. 14 I was exalted like a palm tree in En–ge´di, and as a rose plant in Jericho, as a fair olive tree in a pleasant field, and grew up as a plane tree by the water. ... 21 To the shrewd instruction is like a golden ornament, like a bracelet on the right arm. 16 # Ezek 11.19. The original book was written in Hebrew, and a Greek translation was produced by the author’s grandson about 132 BC. Apocrypha: Sirach Polyglot Sep | Vul. 16The talking of a fool is like a burden in the way: but grace shall be found in the lips of the wise.