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673
Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 18.25


nanIn the time of plenty think of the time of hunger;in the days of wealth think of poverty and need.


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1. Hebrew Bible, Deuteronomy, 8.18, 32.36 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

8.18. וְזָכַרְתָּ אֶת־יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ כִּי הוּא הַנֹּתֵן לְךָ כֹּחַ לַעֲשׂוֹת חָיִל לְמַעַן הָקִים אֶת־בְּרִיתוֹ אֲשֶׁר־נִשְׁבַּע לַאֲבֹתֶיךָ כַּיּוֹם הַזֶּה׃ 32.36. כִּי־יָדִין יְהוָה עַמּוֹ וְעַל־עֲבָדָיו יִתְנֶחָם כִּי יִרְאֶה כִּי־אָזְלַת יָד וְאֶפֶס עָצוּר וְעָזוּב׃ 8.18. But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God, for it is He that giveth thee power to get wealth, that He may establish His covet which He swore unto thy fathers, as it is this day." 32.36. For the LORD will judge His people, And repent Himself for His servants; When He seeth that their stay is gone, And there is none remaining, shut up or left at large."
2. Hebrew Bible, Leviticus, 25 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

3. Hebrew Bible, Micah, 3.4 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

3.4. אָז יִזְעֲקוּ אֶל־יְהוָה וְלֹא יַעֲנֶה אוֹתָם וְיַסְתֵּר פָּנָיו מֵהֶם בָּעֵת הַהִיא כַּאֲשֶׁר הֵרֵעוּ מַעַלְלֵיהֶם׃ 3.4. Then shall they cry unto the LORD, But He will not answer them; yea, He will hide His face from them at that time, According as they have wrought evil in their doings."
4. Hebrew Bible, Proverbs, 23.20 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

23.20. Be not among winebibbers; Among gluttonous eaters of flesh;"
5. Hebrew Bible, Psalms, 10.1, 104.29 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

10.1. ודכה [יִדְכֶּה] יָשֹׁחַ וְנָפַל בַּעֲצוּמָיו חלכאים [חֵיל] [כָּאִים׃] 10.1. לָמָה יְהוָה תַּעֲמֹד בְּרָחוֹק תַּעְלִים לְעִתּוֹת בַּצָּרָה׃ 104.29. תַּסְתִּיר פָּנֶיךָ יִבָּהֵלוּן תֹּסֵף רוּחָם יִגְוָעוּן וְאֶל־עֲפָרָם יְשׁוּבוּן׃ 10.1. Why standest Thou afar off, O LORD? Why hidest Thou Thyself in times of trouble?" 104.29. Thou hidest Thy face, they vanish; Thou withdrawest their breath, they perish, And return to their dust."
6. Hebrew Bible, Isaiah, 10.4, 54.8 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10.4. בִּלְתִּי כָרַע תַּחַת אַסִּיר וְתַחַת הֲרוּגִים יִפֹּלוּ בְּכָל־זֹאת לֹא־שָׁב אַפּוֹ וְעוֹד יָדוֹ נְטוּיָה׃ 54.8. בְּשֶׁצֶף קֶצֶף הִסְתַּרְתִּי פָנַי רֶגַע מִמֵּךְ וּבְחֶסֶד עוֹלָם רִחַמְתִּיךְ אָמַר גֹּאֲלֵךְ יְהוָה׃ 10.4. They can do nought except crouch under the captives, And fall under the slain. For all this His anger is not turned away, But His hand is stretched out still." 54.8. In a little wrath I hid My face from thee for a moment; But with everlasting kindness will I have compassion on thee, Saith the LORD thy Redeemer."
7. Hebrew Bible, Jeremiah, 17.11, 22.13 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

17.11. קֹרֵא דָגַר וְלֹא יָלָד עֹשֶׂה עֹשֶׁר וְלֹא בְמִשְׁפָּט בַּחֲצִי ימו [יָמָיו] יַעַזְבֶנּוּ וּבְאַחֲרִיתוֹ יִהְיֶה נָבָל׃ 22.13. הוֹי בֹּנֶה בֵיתוֹ בְּלֹא־צֶדֶק וַעֲלִיּוֹתָיו בְּלֹא מִשְׁפָּט בְּרֵעֵהוּ יַעֲבֹד חִנָּם וּפֹעֲלוֹ לֹא יִתֶּן־לוֹ׃ 17.11. As the partridge that broodeth over young which she hath not brought forth, So is he that getteth riches, and not by right; In the midst of his days he shall leave them, And at his end he shall be a fool." 22.13. Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, And his chambers by injustice; That useth his neighbour’s service without wages, And giveth him not his hire;"
8. Anon., 1 Enoch, 91.13, 94.6-95.2, 94.8, 97.1, 97.7, 97.8, 101.3, 101.5, 101.7, 101.9, 102.3 (3rd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

101.3. the dew from descending on the earth on your account, what will ye do then And if He sends His anger upon you because of your deeds, ye cannot petition Him; for ye spake proud and insolent
9. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 2.2, 3.17, 3.30, 5.1, 5.7, 10.13, 10.26, 10.30-10.31, 11.14, 11.17, 11.25-11.26, 13.24, 17.22, 18.3, 18.19-18.22, 18.24, 18.26, 22.23, 29.12, 37.4, 40.9, 40.13, 40.17-40.18, 40.24, 51.10, 51.12 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

2.2. Set your heart right and be steadfast,and do not be hasty in time of calamity. 3.17. My son, perform your tasks in meekness;then you will be loved by those whom God accepts. 5.1. Do not set your heart on your wealth,nor say, "I have enough. 5.1. Be steadfast in your understanding,and let your speech be consistent. 5.1. and do not become an enemy instead of a friend;for a bad name incurs shame and reproach:so fares the double-tongued sinner. 5.1. And there is a friend who is a table companion,but will not stand by you in your day of trouble. 5.7. Do not delay to turn to the Lord,nor postpone it from day to day;for suddenly the wrath of the Lord will go forth,and at the time of punishment you will perish. 5.7. When you gain a friend, gain him through testing,and do not trust him hastily. 10.13. For the beginning of pride is sin,and the man who clings to it pours out abominations. Therefore the Lord brought upon them extraordinary afflictions,and destroyed them utterly. 10.13. and raises up his head,so that many are amazed at him. 10.26. Do not make a display of your wisdom when you do your work,nor glorify yourself at a time when you are in want. 10.26. For it is easy in the sight of the Lord to reward a man on the day of death according to his conduct. 10.31. A man honored in poverty, how much more in wealth!And a man dishonored in wealth, how much more in poverty!Sir.11 10.31. for he lies in wait, turning good into evil,and to worthy actions he will attach blame. 13.24. Riches are good if they are free from sin,and poverty is evil in the opinion of the ungodly. 17.22. A mans almsgiving is like a signet with the Lord and he will keep a persons kindness like the apple of his eye. 18.3. Do not follow your base desires,but restrain your appetites. 18.19. Before you speak, learn,and before you fall ill, take care of your health. 18.21. Before falling ill, humble yourself,and when you are on the point of sinning, turn back. 18.22. Let nothing hinder you from paying a vow promptly,and do not wait until death to be released from it. 18.24. Think of his wrath on the day of death,and of the moment of vengeance when he turns away his face. 18.26. From morning to evening conditions change,and all things move swiftly before the Lord. 22.23. Gain the trust of your neighbor in his poverty,that you may rejoice with him in his prosperity;stand by him in time of affliction,that you may share with him in his inheritance. 22.23. For first of all, she has disobeyed the law of the Most High;second, she has committed an offense against her husband;and third, she has committed adultery through harlotry and brought forth children by another man. 29.12. Store up almsgiving in your treasury,and it will rescue you from all affliction; 37.4. Some companions rejoice in the happiness of a friend,but in time of trouble are against him. 40.9. are death and bloodshed and strife and sword,calamities, famine and affliction and plague. 40.13. The wealth of the unjust will dry up like a torrent,and crash like a loud clap of thunder in a rain. 40.17. Kindness is like a garden of blessings,and almsgiving endures for ever. 40.18. Life is sweet for the self-reliant and the worker,but he who finds treasure is better off than both. 40.24. Brothers and help are for a time of trouble,but almsgiving rescues better than both. 51.12. for thou didst save me from destruction and rescue me from an evil plight. Therefore I will give thanks to thee and praise thee,and I will bless the name of the Lord.
10. Anon., 2 Baruch, 13.11 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

11. New Testament, Luke, 3.11, 14.33, 18.22 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

3.11. He answered them, "He who has two coats, let him give to him who has none. He who has food, let him do likewise. 14.33. So therefore whoever of you who doesn't renounce all that he has, he can't be my disciple. 18.22. When Jesus heard these things, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have, and distribute it to the poor. You will have treasure in heaven. Come, follow me.


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
age/era, eschatological Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
age/era, of blessing Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
build/building activity, by the wicked Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
curse, deuteronomistic Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 73
dead sea scrolls Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 9
death Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 381
deeds, wicked of humans Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
di lella, a. Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 73
dishonesty Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
equality (as an ancient ethical category) Keener, First-Second Corinthians (2005) 206
eschatology/eschatological, age of blessing Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
eternity Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 363
festivals Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 363
friendship Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 349
gold Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
house Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
illness Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 349, 375, 376, 377
judgment Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 375, 376, 377, 380, 384
justice, petitions for Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
petitions / prayers, by the oppressed Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
poverty, global, and genocide Keener, First-Second Corinthians (2005) 206
poverty Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 372, 381
prayers, of the righteous ones Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
reciprocity in ancient benefaction Keener, First-Second Corinthians (2005) 206
silver Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
sinners, association with Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 73
skehan, p. Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 73
suffering of the righteous Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
theology, deuteronomistic Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 73
time, concepts of Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 9, 349, 369
time Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 370, 375, 380, 381, 383, 384
wealth/prosperity, for the righteous Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
wealth/prosperity, unjust gain of' Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91-108 (2007) 322
wealth Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 372, 381; Mathews, Riches, Poverty, and the Faithful: Perspectives on Wealth in the Second Temple Period and the Apocalypse of John (2013) 73