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And again, Christian (56) relates the concept of Nyame biribi no soro to the biblical text of Ecclesiasticus 1:11-13, 22: "The fear of the Lord is honour and glory, and gladness and a crown of joy.
An associated genre, which also had patristic and medieval roots, was the devotional text that encouraged its readers to focus on the 'four last things' of Ecclesiasticus 7.
Ben Sirach said (Ecclesiasticus 8:8): "Despise not the discourse of the wise, but acquaint thyself with their proverbs, for of them thou shalt learn instruction." On the other hand, General Norman Schwarzkopf has said, "You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership.
(147) A similar thought is found in the Latin tradition, but to the oil with which Mary anointed Jesus before his death; see Isidore, De ecclesiasticus officiis 1:29, PL 83:764B; as well as Justin Martyr, Questions and Answers to the Orthodox 137, E.T.
This kind of wisdom is manifested in their fear of the Lord, as described in Ecclesiasticus. (28) From Verse 6 to 9 in Chapter 25 of Ecclesiasticus, older people's wisdom is described as follows: "O how comely is judgment for a grey head, and for ancients to know counsel!
Actually, 25 species of spiders were found only in deciduous forests, they are: Cicurina arcuata Keyserling, 1887 (Agelenidae), Sphodros rufipes (Latreille, 1829) (Atypidae), Clubiona bryantae Gertsch, 1941, Clubiona saltitans Emerton, 1919 (Clubionidae), Drassodes auriculoides Barrows, 1919, Haplodrassus bicornis (Emerton, 1909), Herpyllus ecclesiasticus Hentz, 1832, Litopyllus temporaries Chamberlin, 1922, Urozelotes rusticus (L.
The clearest statements we get come from the book The Wisdom of Ben Sirah, otherwise known as Ecclesiasticus. In regard to having multiple wives, Ecclesiasticus (122) writes: "It is a heartache and sorrow when one wife is the rival of another." Later, he advises his audience, "Do not consult with a woman about her co-wife." (123) The author, however, was not against marriage, per se, and seemed to praise the monogamous lifestyle:
decepta, Herpyllus ecclesiasticus Hentz, and Tennesseellum formica, were found in both locations in both microhabitats.
In the second century BCE a Wisdom writer in Jerusalem whom we refer to as Ben Sira wrote a massive work of Wisdom, preserved in Greek in the traditional Christian Old Testament (where it is often referred to as Ecclesiasticus or Sirach).
(50.) Ibid., Riccioli gives the short phrase, "vas admirabile opus excelsi" (matching the Vulgate Ecclesiasticus 43:2).
They begin their story with the discovery of a page of the lost Hebrew text of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) at the end of the nineteenth century in Cambridge, England, and close with the discovery of yet another page of that special text at the beginning of the twenty-first century in Geneva, Switzerland.