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673
Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 3.29


nanThe mind of the intelligent man will ponder a parable,and an attentive ear is the wise mans desire.


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1. Septuagint, Tobit, 4.19 (th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

4.19. Bless the Lord God on every occasion; ask him that your ways may be made straight and that all your paths and plans may prosper. For none of the nations has understanding; but the Lord himself gives all good things, and according to his will he humbles whomever he wishes. "So, my son, remember my commands, and do not let them be blotted out of your mind.
2. Hebrew Bible, Proverbs, 1.5, 16.21, 17.28, 18.15 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

1.5. יִשְׁמַע חָכָם וְיוֹסֶף לֶקַח וְנָבוֹן תַּחְבֻּלוֹת יִקְנֶה׃ 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׃ 1.5. That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, And the man of understanding may attain unto wise counsels;" 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."
3. Hebrew Bible, Jeremiah, 7.24, 9.14, 18.12 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7.24. וְלֹא שָׁמְעוּ וְלֹא־הִטּוּ אֶת־אָזְנָם וַיֵּלְכוּ בְּמֹעֵצוֹת בִּשְׁרִרוּת לִבָּם הָרָע וַיִּהְיוּ לְאָחוֹר וְלֹא לְפָנִים׃ 9.14. לָכֵן כֹּה־אָמַר יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל הִנְנִי מַאֲכִילָם אֶת־הָעָם הַזֶּה לַעֲנָה וְהִשְׁקִיתִים מֵי־רֹאשׁ׃ 18.12. וְאָמְרוּ נוֹאָשׁ כִּי־אַחֲרֵי מַחְשְׁבוֹתֵינוּ נֵלֵךְ וְאִישׁ שְׁרִרוּת לִבּוֹ־הָרָע נַעֲשֶׂה׃ 7.24. But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in their own counsels, even in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward," 9.14. Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will feed them, even this people, with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink." 18.12. But they say: There is no hope; but we will walk after our own devices, and we will do every one after the stubbornness of his evil heart.’"
4. Hebrew Bible, Ecclesiastes, 9.10-9.11 (5th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

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׃ 9.10. Whatsoever 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." 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."
5. Septuagint, Tobit, 4.19 (4th cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

4.19. Bless the Lord God on every occasion; ask him that your ways may be made straight and that all your paths and plans may prosper. For none of the nations has understanding; but the Lord himself gives all good things, and according to his will he humbles whomever he wishes. "So, my son, remember my commands, and do not let them be blotted out of your mind.
6. Dead Sea Scrolls, Damascus Covenant, 7.19-7.21, 8.8, 8.19, 9.10, 19.33 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

7. Dead Sea Scrolls, (Cairo Damascus Covenant) Cd-A, 7.19-7.21, 8.8, 8.19, 9.10, 19.33 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

8. Dead Sea Scrolls, Community Rule, 4.2 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

9. Dead Sea Scrolls, Hodayot, 10.11, 12.15, 13.9, 13.12, 13.15-13.16 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

10. Dead Sea Scrolls, Hodayot, 10.11, 12.15, 13.9, 13.12, 13.15-13.16 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

11. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 1.28, 4.3, 4.11, 6.37, 7.14, 7.25, 8.19, 9.10-9.16, 12.16, 14.20-14.21, 16.20, 16.24, 23.2, 27.6, 31.19, 33.3, 34.5, 36.19, 40.2, 40.6, 42.21, 43.18 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

1.28. Do not disobey the fear of the Lord;do not approach him with a divided mind. 4.3. Do not add to the troubles of an angry mind,nor delay your gift to a beggar. 4.3. Do not be like a lion in your home,nor be a faultfinder with your servants. 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. 8.19. Do not reveal your thoughts to every one,lest you drive away your good luck. 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. 12.16. An enemy will speak sweetly with his lips,but in his mind he will plan to throw you into a pit;an enemy will weep with his eyes,but if he finds an opportunity his thirst for blood will be insatiable. 14.21. He who reflects in his mind on her ways will also ponder her secrets. 16.24. Listen to me, my son, and acquire knowledge,and pay close attention to my words. 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. 34.5. Divinations and omens and dreams are folly,and like a woman in travail the mind has fancies. 36.19. As the palate tastes the kinds of game,so an intelligent mind detects false words. 40.2. Their perplexities and fear of heart -- their anxious thought is the day of death 40.2. Wine and music gladden the heart,but the love of wisdom is better than both. 40.6. He gets little or no rest,and afterward in his sleep, as though he were on watch,he is troubled by the visions of his mind like one who has escaped from the battle-front; 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.


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acrostic,nonalphabetic Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
antithesis Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
belial Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
ben sira Carr (2004), Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Scripture and Literature, 208
body-soul Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
children Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
dualism Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
exercises,student Carr (2004), Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Scripture and Literature, 208
family,center of education Carr (2004), Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Scripture and Literature, 208
fear of god Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
financial imagery Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
god Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
heart Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
idols Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
inclusio Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
law Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
law of moses Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
light,sons of Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
link word Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
lot Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
parallelism Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
peace Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
poor Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
potter Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
rhetorical question Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
rhyme Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
rich Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
righteousness Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
secrets/confidences,keeping/betraying Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
shame Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
social relationships Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 126
sons of light Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
soul Garcia (2021), On Human Nature in Early Judaism: Creation, Composition, and Condition, 170
testing Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
torah focus' Carr (2004), Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Scripture and Literature, 208
travel Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110
wisdom/wise Corley (2002), Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship, 110