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673
Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 10.4


nanThe government of the earth is in the hands of the Lord,and over it he will raise up the right man for the time.


nanDo not boast about wearing fine clothes,nor exalt yourself in the day that you are honored;for the works of the Lord are wonderful,and his works are concealed from men.


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1. Hebrew Bible, Proverbs, 8.15 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

8.15. בִּי מְלָכִים יִמְלֹכוּ וְרוֹזְנִים יְחֹקְקוּ צֶדֶק׃ 8.15. By me kings reign, And princes decree justice."
2. Homer, Iliad, 2.197-2.198 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2.197. /Beware lest waxing wroth he work mischief to the sons of the Achaeans. Proud is the heart of kings, fostered of heaven; for their honour is from Zeus, and Zeus, god of counsel, loveth them. But whatsoever man of the people he saw, and found brawling, him would he smite with his staff; and chide with words, saying 2.198. /Beware lest waxing wroth he work mischief to the sons of the Achaeans. Proud is the heart of kings, fostered of heaven; for their honour is from Zeus, and Zeus, god of counsel, loveth them. But whatsoever man of the people he saw, and found brawling, him would he smite with his staff; and chide with words, saying
3. Hebrew Bible, 1 Chronicles, 29.11 (5th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

29.11. לְךָ יְהוָה הַגְּדֻלָּה וְהַגְּבוּרָה וְהַתִּפְאֶרֶת וְהַנֵּצַח וְהַהוֹד כִּי־כֹל בַּשָּׁמַיִם וּבָאָרֶץ לְךָ יְהוָה הַמַּמְלָכָה וְהַמִּתְנַשֵּׂא לְכֹל לְרֹאשׁ׃ 29.11. Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty; for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is Thine; Thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and Thou art exalted as head above all."
4. Dead Sea Scrolls, 4Q418, 0 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Hebrew Bible, Daniel, 2.21, 2.37, 4.29, 5.18 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

2.21. וְהוּא מְהַשְׁנֵא עִדָּנַיָּא וְזִמְנַיָּא מְהַעְדֵּה מַלְכִין וּמְהָקֵים מַלְכִין יָהֵב חָכְמְתָא לְחַכִּימִין וּמַנְדְּעָא לְיָדְעֵי בִינָה׃ 2.37. אַנְתְּה מַלְכָּא מֶלֶךְ מַלְכַיָּא דִּי אֱלָהּ שְׁמַיָּא מַלְכוּתָא חִסְנָא וְתָקְפָּא וִיקָרָא יְהַב־לָךְ׃ 4.29. וּמִן־אֲנָשָׁא לָךְ טָרְדִין וְעִם־חֵיוַת בָּרָא מְדֹרָךְ עִשְׂבָּא כְתוֹרִין לָךְ יְטַעֲמוּן וְשִׁבְעָה עִדָּנִין יַחְלְפוּן עליך [עֲלָךְ] עַד דִּי־תִנְדַּע דִּי־שַׁלִּיט עִלָּיָא בְּמַלְכוּת אֲנָשָׁא וּלְמַן־דִּי יִצְבֵּא יִתְּנִנַּהּ׃ 5.18. אנתה [אַנְתְּ] מַלְכָּא אֱלָהָא עליא [עִלָּאָה] מַלְכוּתָא וּרְבוּתָא וִיקָרָא וְהַדְרָה יְהַב לִנְבֻכַדְנֶצַּר אֲבוּךְ׃ 2.21. And He changeth the times and the seasons; He removeth kings, and setteth up kings; He giveth wisdom unto the wise, And knowledge to them that know understanding;" 2.37. Thou, O king, king of kings, unto whom the God of heaven hath given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;" 4.29. And thou shalt be driven from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field; thou shalt be made to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee; until thou know that the Most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever He will.’" 5.18. O thou king, God Most High gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and majesty;"
6. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 2.10, 2.11, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.5, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, 10.16, 10.17, 10.18, 10.26, 10.27, 10.30, 10.31, 13.21, 13.22, 13.23, 13.24, 17.17, 18.1, 24.1, 24.2, 24.3, 24.4, 24.5, 24.6, 24.7, 24.8, 24.9, 24.10, 24.11, 24.12, 24.13, 24.14, 24.15, 24.16, 24.17, 24.18, 24.19, 24.20, 24.21, 24.22, 24.23, 24.24, 24.25, 24.26, 24.27, 24.28, 24.29, 24.30, 24.31, 24.32, 24.33, 24.34, 36.1, 36.2, 36.3, 36.4, 36.5, 36.6, 36.7, 36.8, 36.9, 36.10, 36.11, 36.12, 36.13, 36.14, 36.15, 36.16, 36.17, 38.3, 38.24-39.11, 40.24, 47.24, 50.13, 50.20, 50.23, 51.11, 51.14, 51.23, 51.24, 51.25, 51.26, 51.27, 51.28, 51.29, 51.30 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

10.1. A wise magistrate will educate his people,and the rule of an understanding man will be well ordered. 10.1. A long illness baffles the physician;the king of today will die tomorrow. 10.1. The wisdom of a humble man will lift up his head,and will seat him among the great. 10.1. My son, do not busy yourself with many matters;if you multiply activities you will not go unpunished,and if you pursue you will not overtake,and by fleeing you will not escape.
7. Septuagint, Wisdom of Solomon, 6.1, 6.3, 6.18-6.19, 12.9-12.11 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

6.1. Listen therefore, O kings, and understand;learn, O judges of the ends of the earth. 6.3. For your dominion was given you from the Lord,and your sovereignty from the Most High,who will search out your works and inquire into your plans. 6.18. and love of her is the keeping of her laws,and giving heed to her laws is assurance of immortality 6.19. and immortality brings one near to God; 12.9. though thou wast not unable to give the ungodly into the hands of the righteous in battle,or to destroy them at one blow by dread wild beasts or thy stern word. 12.10. But judging them little by little thou gavest them a chance to repent,though thou wast not unaware that their origin was evil and their wickedness inborn,and that their way of thinking would never change. 12.11. For they were an accursed race from the beginning,and it was not through fear of any one that thou didst leave them unpunished for their sins.
8. New Testament, 1 Peter, 2.15 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

2.15. For this is the will of God, that by well-doing you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
9. New Testament, Romans, 13.1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

13.1. Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.


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(im)mortality Beyerle and Goff (2022), Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, 265
acrostic,nonalphabetic Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84
ben sira Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
book access Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
covenant van Maaren (2022), The Boundaries of Jewishness in the Southern Levant 200 BCE–132 CE, 83
creation Beyerle and Goff (2022), Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, 362
ethnic boundary making model,normative inversion van Maaren (2022), The Boundaries of Jewishness in the Southern Levant 200 BCE–132 CE, 83
ethnicity (common features),historical memories van Maaren (2022), The Boundaries of Jewishness in the Southern Levant 200 BCE–132 CE, 83
ethnicity (common features),proper name van Maaren (2022), The Boundaries of Jewishness in the Southern Levant 200 BCE–132 CE, 83
ethnicity (common features),religion van Maaren (2022), The Boundaries of Jewishness in the Southern Levant 200 BCE–132 CE, 83
hellenistic Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
homer Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
inclusio Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84
jacob van Maaren (2022), The Boundaries of Jewishness in the Southern Levant 200 BCE–132 CE, 83
jerusalem Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
jewish scribe x Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
judgment Beyerle and Goff (2022), Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, 384
link word Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84
priest Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
private (collection,property,goods) Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
ptolemy Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
rhyme Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84
rulers Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84
satan,scribe,retainer class of Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 70
schools Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
scribal education Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
teachers Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
theology,of retribution Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 70
time Beyerle and Goff (2022), Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, 384
wealth' Mathews (2013), Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John, 70
wife Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84
wisdom Allen and Dunne (2022), Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity, 12
wordplay Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 84