He who is not tempted, what does he know? And he who is not tried, what are the things he knows? Ecclesiasticus

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Tremendous Ecclesiasticus quotations

Who so regardeth dreams is like him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind. Ecclesiasticus 34:2

Envy and wrath shorten the life. Ecclesiasticus

Praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner, for it was not sent him of the Lord. Ecclesiasticus 15:9

Before man is life and death, good and evil;

that which he shall choose shall be given him. Ecclesiasticus

The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh: but the stroke of the tongue breaketh the bones. Many have fallen by the edge of the sword: but not so many as have fallen by the tongue. Ecclesiasticus 28:17 --18

The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth: and he that is wise will not abhor them. Was not the water made sweet with wood, that the virtue thereof might be known? Ecclesiasticus 38:4-5

He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith;

and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. Ecclesiasticus 13:1

The wisdom of a learned man comet by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. Ecclesiasticus 38:25