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Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 31.14-31.15


nanDo not reach out your hand for everything you see,and do not crowd your neighbor at the dish.


nanJudge your neighbors feelings by your own,and in every matter be thoughtful.


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1. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 31.12, 31.15, 31.19 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

31.12. Are you seated at the table of a great man?Do not be greedy at it,and do not say, "There is certainly much upon it! 31.15. Judge your neighbors feelings by your own,and in every matter be thoughtful. 31.19. How ample a little is for a well-disciplined man!He does not breathe heavily upon his bed.
2. Josephus Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 12.117 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

12.117. But by them he sent to Eleazar the high priest ten beds, with feet of silver, and the furniture to them belonging, and a cup of the value of thirty talents; and besides these, ten garments, and purple, and a very beautiful crown, and a hundred pieces of the finest woven linen; as also vials and dishes, and vessels for pouring, and two golden cisterns to be dedicated to God.
3. Mishnah, Peah, 8.7 (1st cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

8.7. They may not give a poor person wandering from place to place less than a loaf worth a pundion at a time when four seahs [of wheat cost] one sela. If he spends the night [at a place], they must give him the cost of what he needs for the night. If he stays over Shabbat they must give him enough food for three meals. He who has the money for two meals, he may not take anything from the charity dish. And if he has enough money for fourteen meals, he may not take any support from the communal fund. The communal fund is collected by two and distributed by three people."
4. Tosefta, Peah, 4.1, 4.9 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



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animals Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
apion Taylor and Hay, Philo of Alexandria: On the Contemplative Life: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2020) 21
banqueting Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
beth shearim Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
brand, yehoshua Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
chaeremon the stoic, on the egyptian priests Taylor and Hay, Philo of Alexandria: On the Contemplative Life: Introduction, Translation and Commentary (2020) 21
clusters Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
decorum Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
drinking Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
drunkenness Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
eating Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
food Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69; Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
intoxication Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
jerash Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
moderation Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
nazareth Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
neighbors Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
nobility Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
passions Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
quppa, as basket Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
rosenblum, jordan Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
tamhui, and archaeology Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
tamhui, as dish Gardner, The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (2015) 69
testing Corley, Ben Sira's Teaching on Friendship (2002) 27
the poor Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
the soul Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271
the stomach' Wilson, The Sentences of Sextus (2012) 271