Brenton's Septuagint (LXX) - Holy Name KJV Ecclesiasticus (Sirach){gr.Sophia Iesou} 2. 1 My son, if thou come to serve the Lord, prepare thy soul for temptation. Reject not the supplication of the afflicted; neither turn away thy face from a poor man. 2. Sirach 2:1–9 1 My son, if thou come to serve the Lord, prepare thy soul for temptation. 2 Be sincere and determined. Sirach 1:39 And God discover thy secrets, and cast thee down in the midst of the congregation. and don't make a person in dire straits angry. 2 Healing itself comes from the Most High, like a gift received from a king. Is it not a grief unto death, when a companion and friend is turned to an enemy? 3 Stay with the Lord; never abandon him, and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. 4 Whatever happens to you, accept it, and in the uncertainties of your humble state, be patient,. 2 Set thy heart aright, and constantly endure, and make not haste in time of trouble. Sirach 2:6-8 Good News Translation (GNT) 6 Trust the Lord, and he will help you. 2 My child, if you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Sirach 1:40 Because thou camest to the Lord wickedly, and thy heart is full of guile and deceit. 5 GNT. Even if you suffer … Sirach 2:2 Humble thy heart, and endure: incline thy ear, and receive the words of understanding: and make not haste in the time of clouds. 2:1 My son, if thou come to serve the Lord, prepare thy soul for temptation.. 2:2 Set thy heart aright, and constantly endure, and make not haste in time of trouble.. 2:3 Cleave unto him, and depart not away, that thou mayest be increased at thy last end.. 2:4 Whatsoever is brought upon thee take … 3 Cleave to him and do not depart, that you may be honored at the end of your life. 5 Don't turn your eyes away from someone begging, and … Who has measured the height of heaven, and the breadth of the earth, and the depth of the abyss? 4. 4. 3 Cleave unto him, and depart not away, that thou mayest be increased at thy last end. Keep calm when trouble comes. 5. George Leo Haydock. Hold fast to God and don't keep your distance from him, so that you may find strength at … [2 Set your heart right and be steadfast, and do not be hasty in time of calamity. b. Sirach 2, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary was originally compiled by priest and biblical scholar Rev. 2 My child, if you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Lift up thy hand against the strange nations, and let them see thy power. 3. 2 Who has numbered the sand of the sea, and the drops of the rain, and the days of the world? Sirach 2 Good News Translation (GNT) Faithfulness to God. 3 The doctor's learning keeps his head high, and the great regard him with awe. Sirach 10:2 King James Version KJV As the judge of the people is himself, so are his officers; and what manner of man the ruler of the city is, such are all they that dwell therein. Turn not away thine eye from the needy, and give him none occasion to curse thee: 6. 20 for great though the power of the Lord is, he accepts … 4 Accept whatever is brought upon you, and in changes that humble you be patient. 1 Don't deprive a poor person's life, and don't avoid looking the needy in the eyes. Sirach 3:6 Heb: Other ancient authorities read comfort; Sirach 3:7 In other ancient authorities this line is preceded by Those who fear the Lord honor their father, Sirach 3:17 Heb: Gk meekness; Sirach 3:18 Other ancient authorities add as verse 19, Many are lofty and renowned, but to the humble he reveals his secrets. And as a mother shall she meet him, and receive him as a wife married of a virgin. Sirach 2:10 Gk of him; Sirach 2:18 Syr: Gk lacks this line and what will ye do when the Lord shall visit you? 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