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Hebrew Bible, Ecclesiastes, 9.10-9.11


nanWhatsoever thy hand attaineth to do by thy strength, that do; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.


שַׁבְתִּי וְרָאֹה תַחַת־הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ כִּי לֹא לַקַּלִּים הַמֵּרוֹץ וְלֹא לַגִּבּוֹרִים הַמִּלְחָמָה וְגַם לֹא לַחֲכָמִים לֶחֶם וְגַם לֹא לַנְּבֹנִים עֹשֶׁר וְגַם לֹא לַיֹּדְעִים חֵן כִּי־עֵת וָפֶגַע יִקְרֶה אֶת־כֻּלָּם׃I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.


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1. Hebrew Bible, Job, 38, 28 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

2. Hebrew Bible, Proverbs, 1.5, 1.7, 3.7, 9.10, 16.21, 17.28, 18.15, 26.5, 26.12 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

1.5. יִשְׁמַע חָכָם וְיוֹסֶף לֶקַח וְנָבוֹן תַּחְבֻּלוֹת יִקְנֶה׃ 1.7. יִרְאַת יְהוָה רֵאשִׁית דָּעַת חָכְמָה וּמוּסָר אֱוִילִים בָּזוּ׃ 3.7. אַל־תְּהִי חָכָם בְּעֵינֶיךָ יְרָא אֶת־יְהוָה וְסוּר מֵרָע׃ 16.21. לַחֲכַם־לֵב יִקָּרֵא נָבוֹן וּמֶתֶק שְׂפָתַיִם יֹסִיף לֶקַח׃ 17.28. גַּם אֱוִיל מַחֲרִישׁ חָכָם יֵחָשֵׁב אֹטֵם שְׂפָתָיו נָבוֹן׃ 18.15. לֵב נָבוֹן יִקְנֶה־דָּעַת וְאֹזֶן חֲכָמִים תְּבַקֶּשׁ־דָּעַת׃ 26.5. עֲנֵה כְסִיל כְּאִוַּלְתּוֹ פֶּן־יִהְיֶה חָכָם בְּעֵינָיו׃ 26.12. רָאִיתָ אִישׁ חָכָם בְּעֵינָיו תִּקְוָה לִכְסִיל מִמֶּנּוּ׃ 1.5. That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, And the man of understanding may attain unto wise counsels;" 1.7. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; But the foolish despise wisdom and discipline." 3.7. Be not wise in thine own eyes; Fear the LORD, and depart from evil;" 9.10. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the All-holy is understanding." 16.21. The wise in heart is called a man of discernment; And the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning." 17.28. Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; And he that shutteth his lips is esteemed as a man of understanding." 18.15. The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; And the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge." 26.5. Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own eyes." 26.12. Seest thou a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope of a fool than of him."
3. Hebrew Bible, Isaiah, 40.12-40.14 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

40.12. מִי־מָדַד בְּשָׁעֳלוֹ מַיִם וְשָׁמַיִם בַּזֶּרֶת תִּכֵּן וְכָל בַּשָּׁלִשׁ עֲפַר הָאָרֶץ וְשָׁקַל בַּפֶּלֶס הָרִים וּגְבָעוֹת בְּמֹאזְנָיִם׃ 40.13. מִי־תִכֵּן אֶת־רוּחַ יְהוָה וְאִישׁ עֲצָתוֹ יוֹדִיעֶנּוּ׃ 40.14. אֶת־מִי נוֹעָץ וַיְבִינֵהוּ וַיְלַמְּדֵהוּ בְּאֹרַח מִשְׁפָּט וַיְלַמְּדֵהוּ דַעַת וְדֶרֶךְ תְּבוּנוֹת יוֹדִיעֶנּוּ׃ 40.12. Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, And meted out heaven with the span, And comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, And weighed the mountains in scales, And the hills in a balance?" 40.13. Who hath meted out the spirit of the LORD? Or who was His counsellor that he might instruct Him?" 40.14. With whom took He counsel, and who instructed Him, And taught Him in the path of right, And taught Him knowledge, And made Him to know the way of discernment?"
4. Hebrew Bible, Jeremiah, 9.22-9.23 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9.22. כֹּה אָמַר יְהוָה אַל־יִתְהַלֵּל חָכָם בְּחָכְמָתוֹ וְאַל־יִתְהַלֵּל הַגִּבּוֹר בִּגְבוּרָתוֹ אַל־יִתְהַלֵּל עָשִׁיר בְּעָשְׁרוֹ׃ 9.23. כִּי אִם־בְּזֹאת יִתְהַלֵּל הַמִּתְהַלֵּל הַשְׂכֵּל וְיָדֹעַ אוֹתִי כִּי אֲנִי יְהוָה עֹשֶׂה חֶסֶד מִשְׁפָּט וּצְדָקָה בָּאָרֶץ כִּי־בְאֵלֶּה חָפַצְתִּי נְאֻם־יְהוָה׃ 9.22. Thus saith the LORD: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, Let not the rich man glory in his riches;" 9.23. But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth, and knoweth Me, That I am the LORD who exercise mercy, justice, and righteousness, in the earth; for in these things I delight, Saith the LORD."
5. Hebrew Bible, Ecclesiastes, 1.16-1.18, 2.12-2.17, 2.24-2.26, 3.12, 3.19-3.21, 5.18, 6.8, 7.23, 8.12, 8.14-8.17, 9.7, 9.9, 9.11-9.12, 11.2, 12.12 (5th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

1.16. דִּבַּרְתִּי אֲנִי עִם־לִבִּי לֵאמֹר אֲנִי הִנֵּה הִגְדַּלְתִּי וְהוֹסַפְתִּי חָכְמָה עַל כָּל־אֲשֶׁר־הָיָה לְפָנַי עַל־יְרוּשָׁלִָם וְלִבִּי רָאָה הַרְבֵּה חָכְמָה וָדָעַת׃ 1.17. וָאֶתְּנָה לִבִּי לָדַעַת חָכְמָה וְדַעַת הוֹלֵלוֹת וְשִׂכְלוּת יָדַעְתִּי שֶׁגַּם־זֶה הוּא רַעְיוֹן רוּחַ׃ 1.18. כִּי בְּרֹב חָכְמָה רָב־כָּעַס וְיוֹסִיף דַּעַת יוֹסִיף מַכְאוֹב׃ 2.12. וּפָנִיתִי אֲנִי לִרְאוֹת חָכְמָה וְהוֹלֵלוֹת וְסִכְלוּת כִּי מֶה הָאָדָם שֶׁיָּבוֹא אַחֲרֵי הַמֶּלֶךְ אֵת אֲשֶׁר־כְּבָר עָשׂוּהוּ׃ 2.13. וְרָאִיתִי אָנִי שֶׁיֵּשׁ יִתְרוֹן לַחָכְמָה מִן־הַסִּכְלוּת כִּיתְרוֹן הָאוֹר מִן־הַחֹשֶׁךְ׃ 2.14. הֶחָכָם עֵינָיו בְּרֹאשׁוֹ וְהַכְּסִיל בַּחֹשֶׁךְ הוֹלֵךְ וְיָדַעְתִּי גַם־אָנִי שֶׁמִּקְרֶה אֶחָד יִקְרֶה אֶת־כֻּלָּם׃ 2.15. וְאָמַרְתִּי אֲנִי בְּלִבִּי כְּמִקְרֵה הַכְּסִיל גַּם־אֲנִי יִקְרֵנִי וְלָמָּה חָכַמְתִּי אֲנִי אָז יוֹתֵר וְדִבַּרְתִּי בְלִבִּי שֶׁגַּם־זֶה הָבֶל׃ 2.16. כִּי אֵין זִכְרוֹן לֶחָכָם עִם־הַכְּסִיל לְעוֹלָם בְּשֶׁכְּבָר הַיָּמִים הַבָּאִים הַכֹּל נִשְׁכָּח וְאֵיךְ יָמוּת הֶחָכָם עִם־הַכְּסִיל׃ 2.17. וְשָׂנֵאתִי אֶת־הַחַיִּים כִּי רַע עָלַי הַמַּעֲשֶׂה שֶׁנַּעֲשָׂה תַּחַת הַשָּׁמֶשׁ כִּי־הַכֹּל הֶבֶל וּרְעוּת רוּחַ׃ 2.24. אֵין־טוֹב בָּאָדָם שֶׁיֹּאכַל וְשָׁתָה וְהֶרְאָה אֶת־נַפְשׁוֹ טוֹב בַּעֲמָלוֹ גַּם־זֹה רָאִיתִי אָנִי כִּי מִיַּד הָאֱלֹהִים הִיא׃ 2.25. כִּי מִי יֹאכַל וּמִי יָחוּשׁ חוּץ מִמֶּנִּי׃ 2.26. כִּי לְאָדָם שֶׁטּוֹב לְפָנָיו נָתַן חָכְמָה וְדַעַת וְשִׂמְחָה וְלַחוֹטֶא נָתַן עִנְיָן לֶאֱסוֹף וְלִכְנוֹס לָתֵת לְטוֹב לִפְנֵי הָאֱלֹהִים גַּם־זֶה הֶבֶל וּרְעוּת רוּחַ׃ 3.12. יָדַעְתִּי כִּי אֵין טוֹב בָּם כִּי אִם־לִשְׂמוֹחַ וְלַעֲשׂוֹת טוֹב בְּחַיָּיו׃ 3.19. כִּי מִקְרֶה בְנֵי־הָאָדָם וּמִקְרֶה הַבְּהֵמָה וּמִקְרֶה אֶחָד לָהֶם כְּמוֹת זֶה כֵּן מוֹת זֶה וְרוּחַ אֶחָד לַכֹּל וּמוֹתַר הָאָדָם מִן־הַבְּהֵמָה אָיִן כִּי הַכֹּל הָבֶל׃ 3.21. מִי יוֹדֵעַ רוּחַ בְּנֵי הָאָדָם הָעֹלָה הִיא לְמָעְלָה וְרוּחַ הַבְּהֵמָה הַיֹּרֶדֶת הִיא לְמַטָּה לָאָרֶץ׃ 5.18. גַּם כָּל־הָאָדָם אֲשֶׁר נָתַן־לוֹ הָאֱלֹהִים עֹשֶׁר וּנְכָסִים וְהִשְׁלִיטוֹ לֶאֱכֹל מִמֶּנּוּ וְלָשֵׂאת אֶת־חֶלְקוֹ וְלִשְׂמֹחַ בַּעֲמָלוֹ זֹה מַתַּת אֱלֹהִים הִיא׃ 6.8. כִּי מַה־יּוֹתֵר לֶחָכָם מִן־הַכְּסִיל מַה־לֶּעָנִי יוֹדֵעַ לַהֲלֹךְ נֶגֶד הַחַיִּים׃ 7.23. כָּל־זֹה נִסִּיתִי בַחָכְמָה אָמַרְתִּי אֶחְכָּמָה וְהִיא רְחוֹקָה מִמֶּנִּי׃ 8.12. אֲשֶׁר חֹטֶא עֹשֶׂה רָע מְאַת וּמַאֲרִיךְ לוֹ כִּי גַּם־יוֹדֵעַ אָנִי אֲשֶׁר יִהְיֶה־טּוֹב לְיִרְאֵי הָאֱלֹהִים אֲשֶׁר יִירְאוּ מִלְּפָנָיו׃ 8.14. יֶשׁ־הֶבֶל אֲשֶׁר נַעֲשָׂה עַל־הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר יֵשׁ צַדִּיקִים אֲשֶׁר מַגִּיעַ אֲלֵהֶם כְּמַעֲשֵׂה הָרְשָׁעִים וְיֵשׁ רְשָׁעִים שֶׁמַּגִּיעַ אֲלֵהֶם כְּמַעֲשֵׂה הַצַּדִּיקִים אָמַרְתִּי שֶׁגַּם־זֶה הָבֶל׃ 8.15. וְשִׁבַּחְתִּי אֲנִי אֶת־הַשִּׂמְחָה אֲשֶׁר אֵין־טוֹב לָאָדָם תַּחַת הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ כִּי אִם־לֶאֱכוֹל וְלִשְׁתּוֹת וְלִשְׂמוֹחַ וְהוּא יִלְוֶנּוּ בַעֲמָלוֹ יְמֵי חַיָּיו אֲשֶׁר־נָתַן־לוֹ הָאֱלֹהִים תַּחַת הַשָּׁמֶשׁ׃ 8.16. כַּאֲשֶׁר נָתַתִּי אֶת־לִבִּי לָדַעַת חָכְמָה וְלִרְאוֹת אֶת־הָעִנְיָן אֲשֶׁר נַעֲשָׂה עַל־הָאָרֶץ כִּי גַם בַּיּוֹם וּבַלַּיְלָה שֵׁנָה בְּעֵינָיו אֵינֶנּוּ רֹאֶה׃ 8.17. וְרָאִיתִי אֶת־כָּל־מַעֲשֵׂה הָאֱלֹהִים כִּי לֹא יוּכַל הָאָדָם לִמְצוֹא אֶת־הַמַּעֲשֶׂה אֲשֶׁר נַעֲשָׂה תַחַת־הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ בְּשֶׁל אֲשֶׁר יַעֲמֹל הָאָדָם לְבַקֵּשׁ וְלֹא יִמְצָא וְגַם אִם־יֹאמַר הֶחָכָם לָדַעַת לֹא יוּכַל לִמְצֹא׃ 9.7. לֵךְ אֱכֹל בְּשִׂמְחָה לַחְמֶךָ וּשֲׁתֵה בְלֶב־טוֹב יֵינֶךָ כִּי כְבָר רָצָה הָאֱלֹהִים אֶת־מַעֲשֶׂיךָ׃ 9.9. רְאֵה חַיִּים עִם־אִשָּׁה אֲשֶׁר־אָהַבְתָּ כָּל־יְמֵי חַיֵּי הֶבְלֶךָ אֲשֶׁר נָתַן־לְךָ תַּחַת הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ כֹּל יְמֵי הֶבְלֶךָ כִּי הוּא חֶלְקְךָ בַּחַיִּים וּבַעֲמָלְךָ אֲשֶׁר־אַתָּה עָמֵל תַּחַת הַשָּׁמֶשׁ׃ 9.11. שַׁבְתִּי וְרָאֹה תַחַת־הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ כִּי לֹא לַקַּלִּים הַמֵּרוֹץ וְלֹא לַגִּבּוֹרִים הַמִּלְחָמָה וְגַם לֹא לַחֲכָמִים לֶחֶם וְגַם לֹא לַנְּבֹנִים עֹשֶׁר וְגַם לֹא לַיֹּדְעִים חֵן כִּי־עֵת וָפֶגַע יִקְרֶה אֶת־כֻּלָּם׃ 9.12. כִּי גַּם לֹא־יֵדַע הָאָדָם אֶת־עִתּוֹ כַּדָּגִים שֶׁנֶּאֱחָזִים בִּמְצוֹדָה רָעָה וְכַצִּפֳּרִים הָאֲחֻזוֹת בַּפָּח כָּהֵם יוּקָשִׁים בְּנֵי הָאָדָם לְעֵת רָעָה כְּשֶׁתִּפּוֹל עֲלֵיהֶם פִּתְאֹם׃ 11.2. תֶּן־חֵלֶק לְשִׁבְעָה וְגַם לִשְׁמוֹנָה כִּי לֹא תֵדַע מַה־יִּהְיֶה רָעָה עַל־הָאָרֶץ׃ 12.12. וְיֹתֵר מֵהֵמָּה בְּנִי הִזָּהֵר עֲשׂוֹת סְפָרִים הַרְבֵּה אֵין קֵץ וְלַהַג הַרְבֵּה יְגִעַת בָּשָׂר׃ 1.16. I spoke with my own heart, saying: ‘Lo, I have gotten great wisdom, more also than all that were before me over Jerusalem’; yea, my heart hath had great experience of wisdom and knowledge." 1.17. And I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly—I perceived that this also was a striving after wind." 1.18. For in much wisdom is much vexation; And he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." 2.12. And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness and folly; for what can the man do that cometh after the king? even that which hath been already done." 2.13. Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness." 2.14. The wise man, his eyes are in his head; But the fool walketh in darkness. And I also perceived that one event happeneth to them all." 2.15. Then said I in my heart: ‘As it happeneth to the fool, so will it happen even to me; and why was I then more wise?’ Then I said in my heart, that this also is vanity." 2.16. For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no remembrance for ever; seeing that in the days to come all will long ago have been forgotten. And how must the wise man die even as the fool!" 2.17. So I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun was grievous unto me; for all is vanity and a striving after wind." 2.24. There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy pleasure for his labour. This also I saw, that it is from the hand of God." 2.25. For who will eat, or who will enjoy, if not I?" 2.26. For to the man that is good in His sight He giveth wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner He giveth the task, to gather and to heap up, that he may leave to him that is good in the sight of God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind." 3.12. I know that there is nothing better for them, than to rejoice, and to get pleasure so long as they live." 3.19. For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them; as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that man hath no pre-eminence above a beast; for all is vanity." 3.20. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all return to dust." 3.21. Who knoweth the spirit of man whether it goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast whether it goeth downward to the earth?" 5.18. Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour—this is the gift of God." 6.8. For what advantage hath the wise more than the fool? or the poor man that hath understanding, in walking before the living?" 7.23. All this have I tried by wisdom; I said: ‘I will get wisdom’; but it was far from me." 8.12. because a sinner doeth evil a hundred times, and prolongeth his days—though yet I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, that fear before Him;" 8.14. There is a vanity which is done upon the earth: that there are righteous men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous—I said that this also is vanity." 8.15. So I commended mirth, that a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry, and that this should accompany him in his labour all the days of his life which God hath given him under the sun." 8.16. When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth—for neither day nor night do men see sleep with their eyes—" 8.17. then I beheld all the work of God, that man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun; because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea further, though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it." 9.7. Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, And drink thy wine with a merry heart; For God hath already accepted thy works." 9.9. Enjoy life with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which He hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity; for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labour wherein thou labourest under the sun." 9.11. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." 9.12. For man also knoweth not his time; as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them." 11.2. Divide a portion into seven, yea, even into eight; For thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth." 12.12. And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh."
6. Dead Sea Scrolls, Ben Sira, 3.21-3.24 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

7. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 3.21-3.24, 3.29, 4.11, 6.37, 7.14, 7.25, 9.10-9.16, 14.20, 27.6, 31.19, 33.3, 42.3, 42.21 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

3.21. Seek not what is too difficult for you,nor investigate what is beyond your power. 3.22. Reflect upon what has been assigned to you,for you do not need what is hidden. 3.23. Do not meddle in what is beyond your tasks,for matters too great for human understanding have been shown you. 3.24. For their hasty judgment has led many astray,and wrong opinion has caused their thoughts to slip. 3.29. The mind of the intelligent man will ponder a parable,and an attentive ear is the wise mans desire. 4.11. Wisdom exalts her sons and gives help to those who seek her. 7.14. Do not prattle in the assembly of the elders,nor repeat yourself in your prayer. 7.25. Give a daughter in marriage; you will have finished a great task. But give her to a man of understanding. 9.11. Do not envy the honors of a sinner,for you do not know what his end will be. 9.12. Do not delight in what pleases the ungodly;remember that they will not be held guiltless as long as they live. 9.13. Keep far from a man who has the power to kill,and you will not be worried by the fear of death. But if you approach him, make no misstep,lest he rob you of your life. Know that you are walking in the midst of snares,and that you are going about on the city battlements. 9.14. As much as you can, aim to know your neighbors,and consult with the wise. 9.15. Let your conversation be with men of understanding,and let all your discussion be about the law of the Most High. 9.16. Let righteous men be your dinner companions,and let your glorying be in the fear of the Lord. 27.6. The fruit discloses the cultivation of a tree;so the expression of a thought discloses the cultivation of a mans mind. 31.19. How ample a little is for a well-disciplined man!He does not breathe heavily upon his bed. 33.3. A man of understanding will trust in the law;for him the law is as dependable as an inquiry by means of Urim. 33.3. If you have a servant, let him be as yourself,because you have bought him with blood. 42.3. of keeping accounts with a partner or with traveling companions,and of dividing the inheritance of friends; 42.3. At noon it parches the land;and who can withstand its burning heat? 42.3. When you praise the Lord, exalt him as much as you can;for he will surpass even that. When you exalt him, put forth all your strength,and do not grow weary, for you cannot praise him enough. 42.21. He has ordained the splendors of his wisdom,and he is from everlasting and to everlasting. Nothing can be added or taken away,and he needs no one to be his counselor. 42.21. He consumes the mountains and burns up the wilderness,and withers the tender grass like fire.
8. Vergil, Aeneis, 7.89-7.91 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

7.89. To the same region by the self-same path 7.90. behold an arm'd host taking lordly sway 7.91. upon our city's crown!” Soon after this
9. New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

10. Anon., 4 Ezra, 4.1, 4.5-4.9, 4.23

4.1. Then the angel that had been sent to me, whose name was Uriel, answered 4.5. I said, "Speak on, my lord." And he said to me, "Go, weigh for me the weight of fire, or measure for me a measure of wind, or call back for me the day that is past. 4.6. I answered and said, "Who of those that have been born can do this, that you ask me concerning these things? 4.7. And he said to me, "If I had asked you, `How many dwellings are in the heart of the sea, or how many streams are at the source of the deep, or how many streams are above the firmament, or which are the exits of hell, or which are the entrances of paradise?' 4.8. Perhaps you would have said to me, `I never went down into the deep, nor as yet into hell, neither did I ever ascend into heaven.' 4.9. But now I have asked you only about fire and wind and the day, things through which you have passed and without which you cannot exist, and you have given me no answer about them! 4.23. For I did not wish to inquire about the ways above, but about those things which we daily experience: why Israel has been given over to the Gentiles as a reproach; why the people whom you loved has been given over to godless tribes, and the law of our fathers has been made of no effect and the written covets no longer exist;


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
abydos memnonion, osiris-sarapis and divinatory incubation Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
amenhotep, son of hapu Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
antinous Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
aristotle Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
bes and dionysos cult, chthonic aspects Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
children Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
death Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 78
delos, divinatory incubation at shrine of brizo(?) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
delphi, oracle of apollo Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
divinities (ancient near eastern), zaqīqu/ziqīqu (dream spirit) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
divinities (egyptian and greco-egyptian), amonrasonter Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
divinities (egyptian and greco-egyptian), espemet (divinized child) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
divinities (greek and roman), apollo Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
divinities (greek and roman), brizo Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
divinities (greek and roman), olympian divinities Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
divinities (greek and roman), underworld divinities and heroes Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
dodona, sanctuary of zeus, oracle of zeus Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
dreams (in egypt), earliest dreams featuring gods Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
dreams (in hebrew bible and jewish literature), israelites conception of dreams Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32, 33
ecclesiastes, book of Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
esther Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
faunus, incubation oracle at albunea Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
fear of god Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
financial imagery Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
fox, michael Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
gilgamesh Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
god Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
hathor, funerary role linked to dreams(?) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
healing sanctuaries, and chthonic divinities Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
heart Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
hebel Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
herodotus Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
imhotep Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
immortality Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
incubation, and chthonic divinities Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32, 33
incubation, at tombs Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32, 33
incubation (ancient near eastern), necromantic (hittite) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
incubation (christian) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
incubation (egyptian and greco-egyptian), underworld associations of divinities consulted Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
incubation (greek), associated with chthonic divinities and divinized mortals Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32, 33
incubation (israelite/jewish), necromantic Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
isis, underworld association and incubation Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
kugel, james Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
law of moses Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
leontopolis, temple of miysis Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
oracles (greek), didyma, oracle of apollo Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 32
osormnevis, cult at heliopolis Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
parallelism Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
pesach Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
phronēsis Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
pindar Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
potter Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
purim Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
religion (egyptian and greco-egyptian), divinized mortals (ḥsy.w)' Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 33
reversal of fortunes Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 78
ritual Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
ruth Edelmann-Singer et al., Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2020) 31
secrets/confidences, keeping/betraying Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
shame Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
sheol, and gehenna Rosen-Zvi, Demonic Desires: Yetzer Hara and the Problem of Evil in Late Antiquity (2011). 193
testing Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
travel Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110
wisdom, in ecclesiastes Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 77
wisdom, limits of Bakker, The Secret of Time: Reconfiguring Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls (2023) 1
wisdom/wise Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 110