Verses with the word hath in the Apocrypha (313 verses):
1 Esdras 2:3
Saying, Thus saith Cyrus king of the Persians; The Lord of Israel, the most high Lord, hath made me king of the whole world,
1 Esdras 2:26
I have read the epistle which ye have sent unto me: therefore I commanded to make diligent search, and it hath been found that that city was from the beginning practising against kings;
1 Esdras 4:3
But yet the king is more mighty: for he is lord of all these things, and hath dominion over them; and whatsoever he commandeth them they do.
1 Esdras 4:14
O ye men, it is not the great king, nor the multitude of men, neither is it wine, that excelleth; who is it then that ruleth them, or hath the lordship over them? are they not women?
1 Esdras 4:24
And looketh upon a lion, and goeth in the darkness; and when he hath stolen, spoiled, and robbed, he bringeth it to his love.
1 Esdras 5:71
We ourselves alone will build unto the Lord of Israel, according as Cyrus the king of the Persians hath commanded us.
1 Esdras 6:22
And if it be found that the building of the house of the Lord at Jerusalem hath been done with the consent of king Cyrus, and if our lord the king be so minded, let him signify unto us thereof.
1 Esdras 8:11
As many therefore as have a mind thereunto, let them depart with thee, as it hath seemed good both to me and my seven friends the counsellors;
1 Esdras 8:25
Then said Esdras the scribe, Blessed be the only Lord God of my fathers, who hath put these things into the heart of the king, to glorify his house that is in Jerusalem:
1 Esdras 8:26
And hath honoured me in the sight of the king, and his counsellors, and all his friends and nobles.
1 Esdras 8:78
And now in some measure hath mercy been shewed unto us from thee, O Lord, that there should be left us a root and a name in the place of thy sanctuary;
2 Esdras 2:37
O receive the gift that is given you, and be glad, giving thanks unto him that hath led you to the heavenly kingdom.
2 Esdras 3:32
Or is there any other people that knoweth thee beside Israel? or what generation hath so believed thy covenants as Jacob?
2 Esdras 3:33
And yet their reward appeareth not, and their labour hath no fruit: for I have gone here and there through the heathen, and I see that they flow in wealth, and think not upon thy commandments.
2 Esdras 3:36
Thou shalt find that Israel by name hath kept thy precepts; but not the heathen.
2 Esdras 4:2
And said, Thy heart hath gone to far in this world, and thinkest thou to comprehend the way of the most High?
2 Esdras 4:19
I answered and said, Verily it is a foolish thought that they both have devised, for the ground is given unto the wood, and the sea also hath his place to bear his floods.
2 Esdras 4:30
For the grain of evil seed hath been sown in the heart of Adam from the beginning, and how much ungodliness hath it brought up unto this time? and how much shall it yet bring forth until the time of threshing come?
2 Esdras 4:31
Ponder now by thyself, how great fruit of wickedness the grain of evil seed hath brought forth.
2 Esdras 4:36
And unto these things Uriel the archangel gave them answer, and said, Even when the number of seeds is filled in you: for he hath weighed the world in the balance.
2 Esdras 4:37
By measure hath he measured the times; and by number hath he numbered the times; and he doth not move nor stir them, until the said measure be fulfilled.
2 Esdras 4:40
So he answered me, and said, Go thy way to a woman with child, and ask of her when she hath fulfilled her nine months, if her womb may keep the birth any longer within her.
2 Esdras 5:38
And I said, O Lord that bearest rule, who may know these things, but he that hath not his dwelling with men?
2 Esdras 6:28
As for faith, it shall flourish, corruption shall be overcome, and the truth, which hath been so long without fruit, shall be declared.
2 Esdras 6:32
For thy voice is heard before the most High: for the Mighty hath seen thy righteous dealing, he hath seen also thy chastity, which thou hast had ever since thy youth.
2 Esdras 6:33
And therefore hath he sent me to shew thee all these things, and to say unto thee, Be of good comfort and fear not
2 Esdras 7:19
And he said unto me. There is no judge above God, and none that hath understanding above the Highest.
2 Esdras 7:21
For God hath given strait commandment to such as came, what they should do to live, even as they came, and what they should observe to avoid punishment.
2 Esdras 7:45
Then shall no man be able to save him that is destroyed, nor to oppress him that hath gotten the victory.
2 Esdras 7:62
I answered then, and said, I know, Lord, that the most High is called merciful, in that he hath mercy upon them which are not yet come into the world,
2 Esdras 8:1
And he answered me, saying, The most High hath made this world for many, but the world to come for few.
2 Esdras 8:35
For in truth them is no man among them that be born, but he hath dealt wickedly; and among the faithful there is none which hath not done amiss.
2 Esdras 9:5
For like as all that is made in the world hath a beginning and an end, and the end is manifest:
2 Esdras 9:34
And, lo, it is a custom, when the ground hath received seed, or the sea a ship, or any vessel meat or drink, that, that being perished wherein it was sown or cast into,
2 Esdras 9:35
That thing also which was sown, or cast therein, or received, doth perish, and remaineth not with us: but with us it hath not happened so.
2 Esdras 10:11
Who then should make more mourning than she, that hath lost so great a multitude; and not thou, which art sorry but for one?
2 Esdras 10:14
Then say I unto thee, Like as thou hast brought forth with labour; even so the earth also hath given her fruit, namely, man, ever since the beginning unto him that made her.
2 Esdras 10:15
Now therefore keep thy sorrow to thyself, and bear with a good courage that which hath befallen thee.
2 Esdras 10:23
And, which is the greatest of all, the seal of Sion hath now lost her honour; for she is delivered into the hands of them that hate us.
2 Esdras 10:28
Where is Uriel the angel, who came unto me at the first? for he hath caused me to fall into many trances, and mine end is turned into corruption, and my prayer to rebuke.
2 Esdras 10:39
He hath seen that thy way is right: for that thou sorrowest continually for thy people, and makest great lamentation for Sion.
2 Esdras 10:45
Whereas, I say, she said unto thee, that she hath been thirty years barren: those are the thirty years wherein there was no offering made in her.
2 Esdras 10:50
For now the most High seeth that thou art grieved unfeignedly, and sufferest from thy whole heart for her, so hath he shewed thee the brightness of her glory, and the comeliness of her beauty:
2 Esdras 11:44
The Highest also hath looked upon the proud times, and, behold, they are ended, and his abominations are fulfilled.
2 Esdras 12:30
It signifieth that these are they, whom the Highest hath kept unto their end: this is the small kingdom and full of trouble, as thou sawest.
2 Esdras 12:32
This is the anointed, which the Highest hath kept for them and for their wickedness unto the end: he shall reprove them, and shall upbraid them with their cruelty.
2 Esdras 12:47
For the Highest hath you in remembrance, and the Mighty hath not forgotten you in temptation.
2 Esdras 13:23
He that shall endure the peril in that time hath kept himself: they that be fallen into danger are such as have works, and faith toward the Almighty.
2 Esdras 13:26
The same is he whom God the Highest hath kept a great season, which by his own self shall deliver his creature: and he shall order them that are left behind.
2 Esdras 14:10
For the world hath lost his youth, and the times begin to wax old.
2 Esdras 14:22
But if I have found grace before thee, send the Holy Ghost into me, and I shall write all that hath been done in the world since the beginning, which were written in thy law, that men may find thy path, and that they which will live in the latter days may live.
2 Esdras 15:6
For wickedness hath exceedingly polluted the whole earth, and their hurtful works are fulfilled.
2 Esdras 15:23
The fire is gone forth from his wrath, and hath consumed the foundations of the earth, and the sinners, like the straw that is kindled.
2 Esdras 16:6
May any man drive away an hungry lion in the wood? or may any one quench the fire in stubble, when it hath begun to burn?
2 Esdras 16:42
He that occupieth merchandise, as he that hath no profit by it: and he that buildeth, as he that shall not dwell therein:
2 Esdras 16:53
Let not the sinner say that he hath not sinned: for God shall burn coals of fire upon his head, which saith before the Lord God and his glory, I have not sinned.
2 Esdras 16:57
He searcheth the deep, and the treasures thereof; he hath measured the sea, and what it containeth.
2 Esdras 16:58
He hath shut the sea in the midst of the waters, and with his word hath he hanged the earth upon the waters.
2 Esdras 16:59
He spreadeth out the heavens like a vault; upon the waters hath he founded it.
2 Esdras 16:60
In the desert hath he made springs of water, and pools upon the tops of the mountains, that the floods might pour down from the high rocks to water the earth.
2 Esdras 16:64
Therefore hath the Lord exactly searched out all your works, and he will put you all to shame.
And that I never polluted my name, nor the name of my father, in the land of my captivity: I am the only daughter of my father, neither hath he any child to be his heir, neither any near kinsman, nor any son of his alive, to whom I may keep myself for a wife: my seven husbands are already dead; and why should I live? but if it please not thee that I should die, command some regard to be had of me, and pity taken of me, that I hear no more reproach.
Let not the wages of any man, which hath wrought for thee, tarry with thee, but give him it out of hand: for if thou serve God, he will also repay thee: be circumspect my son, in all things thou doest, and be wise in all thy conversation.
Bless the Lord thy God always, and desire of him that thy ways may be directed, and that all thy paths and counsels may prosper: for every nation hath not counsel; but the Lord himself giveth all good things, and he humbleth whom he will, as he will; now therefore, my son, remember my commandments, neither let them be put out of thy mind.
For that which the Lord hath given us to live with doth suffice us.
As for the gall, it is good to anoint a man that hath whiteness in his eyes, and he shall be healed.
The angel said to the young man, Brother, to day we shall lodge with Raguel, who is thy cousin; he also hath one only daughter, named Sara; I will speak for her, that she may be given thee for a wife.
Then the young man answered the angel, I have heard, brother Azarias that this maid hath been given to seven men, who all died in the marriage chamber.
For Raguel hath sworn that I shall not depart.
But Tobias gave thanks before them, because God had mercy on him. And when he came near to Sara his daughter in law, he blessed her, saying, Thou art welcome, daughter: God be blessed, which hath brought thee unto us, and blessed be thy father and thy mother. And there was joy among all his brethren which were at Nineve.
For he hath brought me again to thee in safety, and made whole my wife, and brought me the money, and likewise healed thee.
Then he took them both apart, and said unto them, Bless God, praise him, and magnify him, and praise him for the things which he hath done unto you in the sight of all that live. It is good to praise God, and exalt his name, and honourably to shew forth the works of God; therefore be not slack to praise him.
And now God hath sent me to heal thee and Sara thy daughter in law.
For he doth scourge, and hath mercy: he leadeth down to hell, and bringeth up again: neither is there any that can avoid his hand.
Confess him before the Gentiles, ye children of Israel: for he hath scattered us among them.
And he will scourge us for our iniquities, and will have mercy again, and will gather us out of all nations, among whom he hath scattered us.
And all her streets shall say, Alleluia; and they shall praise him, saying, Blessed be God, which hath extolled it for ever.
For now we have no helper: but God hath sold us into their hands, that we should be thrown down before them with thirst and great destruction.
For ye cannot find the depth of the heart of man, neither can ye perceive the things that he thinketh: then how can ye search out God, that hath made all these things, and know his mind, or comprehend his purpose? Nay, my brethren, provoke not the Lord our God to anger.
For if he will not help us within these five days, he hath power to defend us when he will, even every day, or to destroy us before our enemies.
For there arose none in our age, neither is there any now in these days neither tribe, nor family, nor people, nor city among us, which worship gods made with hands, as hath been aforetime.
For he hath not tried us in the fire, as he did them, for the examination of their hearts, neither hath he taken vengeance on us: but the Lord doth scourge them that come near unto him, to admonish them.
As Nabuchodonosor king of all the earth liveth, and as his power liveth, who hath sent thee for the upholding of every living thing: for not only men shall serve him by thee, but also the beasts of the field, and the cattle, and the fowls of the air, shall live by thy power under Nabuchodonosor and all his house.
And now, that my lord be not defeated and frustrate of his purpose, even death is now fallen upon them, and their sin hath overtaken them, wherewith they will provoke their God to anger whensoever they shall do that which is not fit to be done:
For their victuals fail them, and all their water is scant, and they have determined to lay hands upon their cattle, and purposed to consume all those things, that God hath forbidden them to eat by his laws:
Wherefore I thine handmaid, knowing all this, am fled from their presence; and God hath sent me to work things with thee, whereat all the earth shall be astonished, and whosoever shall hear it.
Likewise Holofernes said unto her. God hath done well to send thee before the people, that strength might be in our hands and destruction upon them that lightly regard my lord.
Then said Judith unto him As thy soul liveth, my lord, thine handmaid shall not spend those things that I have, before the Lord work by mine hand the things that he hath determined.
Then said Judith afar off, to the watchmen at the gate, Open, open now the gate: God, even our God, is with us, to shew his power yet in Jerusalem, and his forces against the enemy, as he hath even done this day.
Then she said to them with a loud voice, Praise, praise God, praise God, I say, for he hath not taken away his mercy from the house of Israel, but hath destroyed our enemies by mine hands this night.
So she took the head out of the bag, and shewed it, and said unto them, behold the head of Holofernes, the chief captain of the army of Assur, and behold the canopy, wherein he did lie in his drunkenness; and the Lord hath smitten him by the hand of a woman.
As the Lord liveth, who hath kept me in my way that I went, my countenance hath deceived him to his destruction, and yet hath he not committed sin with me, to defile and shame me.
Then said Ozias unto her, O daughter, blessed art thou of the most high God above all the women upon the earth; and blessed be the Lord God, which hath created the heavens and the earth, which hath directed thee to the cutting off of the head of the chief of our enemies.
These slaves have dealt treacherously; one woman of the Hebrews hath brought shame upon the house of king Nabuchodonosor: for, behold, Holofernes lieth upon the ground without a head.
For God breaketh the battles: for among the camps in the midst of the people he hath delivered me out of the hands of them that persecuted me.
But the Almighty Lord hath disappointed them by the hand of a woman.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:7
For the Spirit of the Lord filleth the world: and that which containeth all things hath knowledge of the voice.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:13
For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:21
Such things they did imagine, and were deceived: for their own wickedness hath blinded them.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:6
As gold in the furnace hath he tried them, and received them as a burnt offering.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:9
They that put their trust in him shall understand the truth: and such as be faithful in love shall abide with him: for grace and mercy is to his saints, and he hath care for his elect.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:13
Their offspring is cursed. Wherefore blessed is the barren that is undefiled, which hath not known the sinful bed: she shall have fruit in the visitation of souls.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:14
And blessed is the eunuch, which with his hands hath wrought no iniquity, nor imagined wicked things against God: for unto him shall be given the special gift of faith, and an inheritance in the temple of the Lord more acceptable to his mind.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:15
This the people saw, and understood it not, neither laid they up this in their minds, That his grace and mercy is with his saints, and that he hath respect unto his chosen.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:17
For they shall see the end of the wise, and shall not understand what God in his counsel hath decreed of him, and to what end the Lord hath set him in safety.
Wisdom of Solomon 5:6
Therefore have we erred from the way of truth, and the light of righteousness hath not shined unto us, and the sun of righteousness rose not upon us.
Wisdom of Solomon 5:8
What hath pride profited us? or what good hath riches with our vaunting brought us?
Wisdom of Solomon 5:11
Or as when a bird hath flown through the air, there is no token of her way to be found, but the light air being beaten with the stroke of her wings and parted with the violent noise and motion of them, is passed through, and therein afterwards no sign where she went is to be found;
Wisdom of Solomon 6:7
For he which is Lord over all shall fear no man's person, neither shall he stand in awe of any man's greatness: for he hath made the small and great, and careth for all alike.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:15
God hath granted me to speak as I would, and to conceive as is meet for the things that are given me: because it is he that leadeth unto wisdom, and directeth the wise.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:17
For he hath given me certain knowledge of the things that are, namely, to know how the world was made, and the operation of the elements:
Wisdom of Solomon 8:16
After I am come into mine house, I will repose myself with her: for her conversation hath no bitterness; and to live with her hath no sorrow, but mirth and joy.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:16
And hardly do we guess aright at things that are upon earth, and with labour do we find the things that are before us: but the things that are in heaven who hath searched out?
Wisdom of Solomon 9:17
And thy counsel who hath known, except thou give wisdom, and send thy Holy Spirit from above?
Wisdom of Solomon 12:15
Forsomuch then as thou art righteous thyself, thou orderest all things righteously: thinking it not agreeable with thy power to condemn him that hath not deserved to be punished.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:3
With whose beauty if they being delighted took them to be gods; let them know how much better the Lord of them is: for the first author of beauty hath created them.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:11
Now a carpenter that felleth timber, after he hath sawn down a tree meet for the purpose, and taken off all the bark skillfully round about, and hath wrought it handsomely, and made a vessel thereof fit for the service of man's life;
Wisdom of Solomon 13:12
And after spending the refuse of his work to dress his meat, hath filled himself;
Wisdom of Solomon 13:13
And taking the very refuse among those which served to no use, being a crooked piece of wood, and full of knots, hath carved it diligently, when he had nothing else to do, and formed it by the skill of his understanding, and fashioned it to the image of a man;
Wisdom of Solomon 13:16
For he provided for it that it might not fall, knowing that it was unable to help itself; for it is an image, and hath need of help:
Wisdom of Solomon 13:17
Then maketh he prayer for his goods, for his wife and children, and is not ashamed to speak to that which hath no life.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:18
For health he calleth upon that which is weak: for life prayeth to that which is dead; for aid humbly beseecheth that which hath least means to help: and for a good journey he asketh of that which cannot set a foot forward:
Wisdom of Solomon 14:15
For a father afflicted with untimely mourning, when he hath made an image of his child soon taken away, now honoured him as a god, which was then a dead man, and delivered to those that were under him ceremonies and sacrifices.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:5
The sight whereof enticeth fools to lust after it, and so they desire the form of a dead image, that hath no breath.
Wisdom hath been created before all things, and the understanding of prudence from everlasting.
To whom hath the root of wisdom been revealed? or who hath known her wise counsels?
[Unto whom hath the knowledge of wisdom been made manifest? and who hath understood her great experience?]
She is with all flesh according to his gift, and he hath given her to them that love him.
She hath built an everlasting foundation with men, and she shall continue with their seed.
For the Lord hath given the father honour over the children, and hath confirmed the authority of the mother over the sons.
For many are deceived by their own vain opinion; and an evil suspicion hath overthrown their judgment.
In the punishment of the proud there is no remedy; for the plant of wickedness hath taken root in him.
Say not, I have sinned, and what harm hath happened unto me? for the Lord is longsuffering, he will in no wise let thee go.
Winnow not with every wind, and go not into every way: for so doth the sinner that hath a double tongue.
Instead of a friend become not an enemy; for [thereby] thou shalt inherit an ill name, shame, and reproach: even so shall a sinner that hath a double tongue.
A wicked soul shall destroy him that hath it, and shall make him to be laughed to scorn of his enemies.
A faithful friend is a strong defence: and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.
Hate not laborious work, neither husbandry, which the most High hath ordained.
A gift hath grace in the sight of every man living; and for the dead detain it not.
Be not at variance with a rich man, lest he overweigh thee: for gold hath destroyed many, and perverted the hearts of kings.
Keep thee far from the man that hath power to kill; so shalt thou not doubt the fear of death: and if thou come unto him, make no fault, lest he take away thy life presently: remember that thou goest in the midst of snares, and that thou walkest upon the battlements of the city.
For pride is the beginning of sin, and he that hath it shall pour out abomination: and therefore the Lord brought upon them strange calamities, and overthrew them utterly.
The Lord hath cast down the thrones of proud princes, and set up the meek in their stead.
The Lord hath plucked up the roots of the proud nations, and planted the lowly in their place.
He took some of them away, and destroyed them, and hath made their memorial to cease from the earth.
It is not meet to despise the poor man that hath understanding; neither is it convenient to magnify a sinful man.
Unto the servant that is wise shall they that are free do service: and he that hath knowledge will not grudge when he is reformed.
Many kings have sat down upon the ground; and one that was never thought of hath worn the crown.
Again, there is another that is slow, and hath need of help, wanting ability, and full of poverty; yet the eye of the Lord looked upon him for good, and set him up from his low estate,
Bring not every man into thine house: for the deceitful man hath many trains.
Though he humble himself, and go crouching, yet take good heed and beware of him, and thou shalt be unto him as if thou hadst wiped a lookingglass, and thou shalt know that his rust hath not been altogether wiped away.
Set him not by thee, lest, when he hath overthrown thee, he stand up in thy place; neither let him sit at thy right hand, lest he seek to take thy seat, and thou at the last remember my words, and be pricked therewith.
He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him.
The rich man hath done wrong, and yet he threateneth withal: the poor is wronged, and he must intreat also.
What fellowship hath the wolf with the lamb? so the sinner with the godly.
When a rich man is fallen, he hath many helpers: he speaketh things not to be spoken, and yet men justify him: the poor man slipped, and yet they rebuked him too; he spake wisely, and could have no place.
Riches are good unto him that hath no sin, and poverty is evil in the mouth of the ungodly.
Blessed is the man that hath not slipped with his mouth, and is not pricked with the multitude of sins.
Blessed is he whose conscience hath not condemned him, and who is not fallen from his hope in the Lord.
The envious man hath a wicked eye; he turneth away his face, and despiseth men.
He that feareth the Lord will do good, and he that hath the knowledge of the law shall obtain her.
Say not thou, He hath caused me to err: for he hath no need of the sinful man.
He hath set fire and water before thee: stretch forth thy hand unto whether thou wilt.
He hath commanded no man to do wickedly, neither hath he given any man licence to sin.
For by one that hath understanding shall the city be replenished: but the kindred of the wicked shall speedily become desolate.
Many such things have I seen with mine eyes, and mine ear hath heard greater things than these.
His mercy is manifest to every creature; and he hath separated his light from the darkness with an adamant.
With all manner of living things hath he covered the face thereof; and they shall return into it again.
He that liveth for ever Hath created all things in general.
To whom hath he given power to declare his works? and who shall find out his noble acts?
When a man hath done, then he beginneth; and when he leaveth off, then he shall be doubtful.
He hath mercy on them that receive discipline, and that diligently seek after his judgments.
Admonish a friend, it may be he hath not done it: and if he have done it, that he do it no more.
Admonish thy friend, it may be he hath not said it: and if he have, that he speak it not again.
There is one that slippeth in his speech, but not from his heart; and who is he that hath not offended with his tongue?
He that hath small understanding, and feareth God, is better than one that hath much wisdom, and transgresseth the law of the most High.
A man may be known by his look, and one that hath understanding by his countenance, when thou meetest him.
Some man holdeth his tongue, because he hath not to answer: and some keepeth silence, knowing his time.
There is a sinner that hath good success in evil things; and there is a gain that turneth to loss.
A wise man shall promote himself to honour with his words: and he that hath understanding will please great men.
He that telleth a tale to a fool speaketh to one in a slumber: when he hath told his tale, he will say, What is the matter?
Weep for the dead, for he hath lost the light: and weep for the fool, for he wanteth understanding: make little weeping for the dead, for he is at rest: but the life of the fool is worse than death.
Talk not much with a fool, and go not to him that hath no understanding: beware of him, lest thou have trouble, and thou shalt never be defiled with his fooleries: depart from him, and thou shalt find rest, and never be disquieted with madness.
Two sorts of men multiply sin, and the third will bring wrath: a hot mind is as a burning fire, it will never be quenched till it be consumed: a fornicator in the body of his flesh will never cease till he hath kindled a fire.
For first, she hath disobeyed the law of the most High; and secondly, she hath trespassed against her own husband; and thirdly, she hath played the whore in adultery, and brought children by another man.
There be nine things which I have judged in mine heart to be happy, and the tenth I will utter with my tongue: A man that hath joy of his children; and he that liveth to see the fall of his enemy:
Well is him that dwelleth with a wife of understanding, and that hath not slipped with his tongue, and that hath not served a man more unworthy than himself:
Well is him that hath found prudence, and he that speaketh in the ears of them that will hear:
Blessed is the man that hath a virtuous wife, for the number of his days shall be double.
An evil wife is a yoke shaken to and fro: he that hath hold of her is as though he held a scorpion.
She will open her mouth, as a thirsty traveller when he hath found a fountain, and drink of every water near her: by every hedge will she sit down, and open her quiver against every arrow.
For as a man hath destroyed his enemy; so hast thou lost the love of thy neighbor.
Forgive thy neighbour the hurt that he hath done unto thee, so shall thy sins also be forgiven when thou prayest.
A backbiting tongue hath disquieted many, and driven them from nation to nation: strong cities hath it pulled down, and overthrown the houses of great men.
A backbiting tongue hath cast out virtuous women, and deprived them of their labours.
Well is he that is defended through the venom thereof; who hath not drawn the yoke thereof, nor hath been bound in her bands.
Till he hath received, he will kiss a man's hand; and for his neighbour's money he will speak submissly: but when he should repay, he will prolong the time, and return words of grief, and complain of the time.
If he prevail, he shall hardly receive the half, and he will count as if he had found it: if not, he hath deprived him of his money, and he hath gotten him an enemy without cause: he payeth him with cursings and railings; and for honour he will pay him disgrace.
Forget not the friendship of thy surety, for he hath given his life for thee.
Suretiship hath undone many of good estate, and shaken them as a wave of the sea: mighty men hath it driven from their houses, so that they wandered among strange nations.
Though his father die, yet he is as though he were not dead: for he hath left one behind him that is like himself.
Love thine own soul, and comfort thy heart, remove sorrow far from thee: for sorrow hath killed many, and there is no profit therein.
The rich hath great labour in gathering riches together; and when he resteth, he is filled with his delicates.
Gold hath been the ruin of many, and their destruction was present.
Blessed is the rich that is found without blemish, and hath not gone after gold.
Who is he? and we will call him blessed: for wonderful things hath he done among his people.
Who hath been tried thereby, and found perfect? then let him glory. Who might offend, and hath not offended? or done evil, and hath not done it?
Shew not thy valiantness in wine; for wine hath destroyed many.
And for these things bless him that made thee, and hath replenished thee with his good things.
A man of counsel will be considerate; but a strange and proud man is not daunted with fear, even when of himself he hath done without counsel.
Some of them hath he made high days, and hallowed them, and some of them hath he made ordinary days.
In much knowledge the Lord hath divided them, and made their ways diverse.
Some of them hath he blessed and exalted and some of them he sanctified, and set near himself: but some of them hath he cursed and brought low, and turned out of their places.
A man that hath travelled knoweth many things; and he that hath much experience will declare wisdom.
He that hath no experience knoweth little: but he that hath travelled is full of prudence.
Give unto the most High according as he hath enriched thee; and as thou hast gotten, give with a cheerful eye.
Where no hedge is, there the possession is spoiled: and he that hath no wife will wander up and down mourning.
Who will trust a thief well appointed, that skippeth from city to city? so [who will believe] a man that hath no house, and lodgeth wheresoever the night taketh him?
Beware of a counsellor, and know before what need he hath; for he will counsel for himself; lest he cast the lot upon thee,
For all things are not profitable for all men, neither hath every soul pleasure in every thing.
Honour a physician with the honour due unto him for the uses which ye may have of him: for the Lord hath created him.
The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
And he hath given men skill, that he might be honoured in his marvellous works.
Then give place to the physician, for the Lord hath created him: let him not go from thee, for thou hast need of him.
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
He shall serve among great men, and appear before princes: he will travel through strange countries; for he hath tried the good and the evil among men.
He shall shew forth that which he hath learned, and shall glory in the law of the covenant of the Lord.
A man need not to say, What is this? wherefore is that? for he hath made all things for their uses.
As he hath turned the waters into saltness: so shall the heathen inherit his wrath.
To labour, and to be content with that a man hath, is a sweet life: but he that findeth a treasure is above them both.
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that liveth at rest in his possessions, unto the man that hath nothing to vex him, and that hath prosperity in all things: yea, unto him that is yet able to receive meat!
O death, acceptable is thy sentence unto the needy, and unto him whose strength faileth, that is now in the last age, and is vexed with all things, and to him that despaireth, and hath lost patience!
A good life hath but few days: but a good name endureth for ever.
The Lord hath not given power to the saints to declare all his marvellous works, which the Almighty Lord firmly settled, that whatsoever is might be established for his glory.
He hath garnished the excellent works of his wisdom, and he is from everlasting to everlasting: unto him may nothing be added, neither can he be diminished, and he hath no need of any counsellor.
All things are double one against another: and he hath made nothing imperfect.
By him the end of them hath prosperous success, and by his word all things consist.
Who hath seen him, that he might tell us? and who can magnify him as he is?
For the Lord hath made all things; and to the godly hath he given wisdom.
The Lord hath wrought great glory by them through his great power from the beginning.
But these were merciful men, whose righteousness hath not been forgotten.
Jesus the son of Sirach of Jerusalem hath written in this book the instruction of understanding and knowledge, who out of his heart poured forth wisdom.
Even from the flower till the grape was ripe hath my heart delighted in her: my foot went the right way, from my youth up sought I after her.
My soul hath wrestled with her, and in my doings I was exact: I stretched forth my hands to the heaven above, and bewailed my ignorances of her.
The Lord hath given me a tongue for my reward, and I will praise him therewith.
Therefore the Lord hath made good his word, which he pronounced against us, and against our judges that judged Israel, and against our kings, and against our princes, and against the men of Israel and Juda,
Moreover he hath delivered them to be in subjection to all the kingdoms that are round about us, to be as a reproach and desolation among all the people round about, where the Lord hath scattered them.
For all these plagues are come upon us, which the Lord hath pronounced against us
Wherefore the Lord watched over us for evil, and the Lord hath brought it upon us: for the Lord is righteous in all his works which he hath commanded us.
Yet we have not hearkened unto his voice, to walk in the commandments of the Lord, that he hath set before us.
Who hath found out her place? or who hath come into her treasures ?
It hath not been heard of in Chanaan, neither hath it been seen in Theman.
Great, and hath none end; high, and unmeasurable.
Who hath gone up into heaven, and taken her, and brought her down from the clouds?
Who hath gone over the sea, and found her, and will bring her for pure gold?
But he that knoweth all things knoweth her, and hath found her out with his understanding: he that prepared the earth for evermore hath filled it with fourfooted beasts:
He hath found out all the way of knowledge, and hath given it unto Jacob his servant, and to Israel his beloved.
For when she saw the wrath of God coming upon you, she said, Hearken, O ye that dwell about Sion: God hath brought upon me great mourning;
Let them that dwell about Sion come, and remember ye the captivity of my sons and daughters, which the Everlasting hath brought upon them.
For he hath brought a nation upon them from far, a shameless nation, and of a strange language, who neither reverenced old man, nor pitied child.
My children, suffer patiently the wrath that is come upon you from God: for thine enemy hath persecuted thee; but shortly thou shalt see his destruction, and shalt tread upon his neck.
For he that hath brought these plagues upon you shall bring you everlasting joy with your salvation.
For God hath appointed that every high hill, and banks of long continuance, should be cast down, and valleys filled up, to make even the ground, that Israel may go safely in the glory of God,
Additions to Esther 10:4
Then Mardocheus said, God hath done these things.
Additions to Esther 10:5
For I remember a dream which I saw concerning these matters, and nothing thereof hath failed.
Additions to Esther 10:9
And my nation is this Israel, which cried to God, and were saved: for the Lord hath saved his people, and the Lord hath delivered us from all those evils, and God hath wrought signs and great wonders, which have not been done among the Gentiles.
Additions to Esther 10:10
Therefore hath he made two lots, one for the people of God, and another for all the Gentiles.
Additions to Esther 13:15
And now, O Lord God and King, spare thy people: for their eyes are upon us to bring us to nought; yea, they desire to destroy the inheritance, that hath been thine from the beginning.
Additions to Esther 14:11
O Lord, give not thy sceptre unto them that be nothing, and let them not laugh at our fall; but turn their device upon themselves, and make him an example, that hath begun this against us.
Additions to Esther 14:17
And that thine handmaid hath not eaten at Aman's table, and that I have not greatly esteemed the king's feast, nor drunk the wine of the drink offerings.
Additions to Esther 16:5
Oftentimes also fair speech of those, that are put in trust to manage their friends' affairs, hath caused many that are in authority to be partakers of innocent blood, and hath enwrapped them in remediless calamities:
Additions to Esther 16:7
Now ye may see this, as we have declared, not so much by ancient histories, as ye may, if ye search what hath been wickedly done of late through the pestilent behaviour of them that are unworthily placed in authority.
Additions to Esther 16:15
But we find that the Jews, whom this wicked wretch hath delivered to utter destruction, are no evildoers, but live by most just laws:
Additions to Esther 16:16
And that they be children of the most high and most mighty, living God, who hath ordered the kingdom both unto us and to our progenitors in the most excellent manner.
Additions to Esther 16:21
For Almighty God hath turned to joy unto them the day, wherein the chosen people should have perished.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:14
He hath also in his right hand a dagger and an ax: but cannot deliver himself from war and thieves.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:72
Better therefore is the just man that hath none idols: for he shall be far from reproach.
Additions to Daniel 1:66
O Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, bless ye the Lord: praise and exalt him above all for ever: far he hath delivered us from hell, and saved us from the hand of death, and delivered us out of the midst of the furnace and burning flame: even out of the midst of the fire hath he delivered us.
Wherefore all the people turned again in haste, and the elders said unto him, Come, sit down among us, and shew it us, seeing God hath given thee the honour of an elder.
And Daniel said, Very well; thou hast lied against thine own head; for even now the angel of God hath received the sentence of God to cut thee in two.
So he put him aside, and commanded to bring the other, and said unto him, O thou seed of Chanaan, and not of Juda, beauty hath deceived thee, and lust hath perverted thine heart.
Bel and the Dragon 1:5
Who answered and said, Because I may not worship idols made with hands, but the living God, who hath created the heaven and the earth, and hath sovereignty over all flesh.
Bel and the Dragon 1:9
But if ye can certify me that Bel devoureth them, then Daniel shall die: for he hath spoken blasphemy against Bel. And Daniel said unto the king, Let it be according to thy word.
Bel and the Dragon 1:12
And to morrow when thou comest in, if thou findest not that Bel hath eaten up all, we will suffer death: or else Daniel, that speaketh falsely against us.
Bel and the Dragon 1:28
When they of Babylon heard that, they took great indignation, and conspired against the king, saying, The king is become a Jew, and he hath destroyed Bel, he hath slain the dragon, and put the priests to death.
Bel and the Dragon 1:37
And Habbacuc cried, saying, O Daniel, Daniel, take the dinner which God hath sent thee.
1 Maccabees 2:10
What nation hath not had a part in her kingdom and gotten of her spoils?
1 Maccabees 2:49
Now when the time drew near that Mattathias should die, he said unto his sons, Now hath pride and rebuke gotten strength, and the time of destruction, and the wrath of indignation:
1 Maccabees 2:66
As for Judas Maccabeus, he hath been mighty and strong, even from his youth up: let him be your captain, and fight the battle of the people.
1 Maccabees 5:39
He hath also hired the Arabians to help them and they have pitched their tents beyond the brook, ready to come and fight against thee. Upon this Judas went to meet them.
1 Maccabees 7:7
Now therefore send some man whom thou trustest, and let him go and see what havock he hath made among us, and in the king's land, and let him punish them with all them that aid them.
1 Maccabees 7:42
Even so destroy thou this host before us this day, that the rest may know that he hath spoken blasphemously against thy sanctuary, and judge thou him according to his wickedness.
1 Maccabees 8:26
Neither shall they give any thing unto them that make war upon them, or aid them with victuals, weapons, money, or ships, as it hath seemed good unto the Romans; but they shall keep their covenants without taking any thing therefore.
1 Maccabees 8:28
Neither shall victuals be given to them that take part against them, or weapons, or money, or ships, as it hath seemed good to the Romans; but they shall keep their covenants, and that without deceit.
1 Maccabees 10:23
What have we done, that Alexander hath prevented us in making amity with the Jews to strengthen himself?
1 Maccabees 10:37
And of them some shall be placed in the king's strong holds, of whom also some shall be set over the affairs of the kingdom, which are of trust: and I will that their overseers and governors be of themselves, and that they live after their own laws, even as the king hath commanded in the land of Judea.
1 Maccabees 11:9
Whereupon he sent ambasadors unto king Demetrius, saying, Come, let us make a league betwixt us, and I will give thee my daughter whom Alexander hath, and thou shalt reign in thy father's kingdom:
1 Maccabees 14:46
Thus it liked all the people to deal with Simon, and to do as hath been said.
1 Maccabees 16:21
Now one had run afore to Gazera and told John that his father and brethren were slain, and, quoth he, Ptolemee hath sent to slay thee also.
2 Maccabees 1:11
Insomuch as God hath delivered us from great perils, we thank him highly, as having been in battle against a king.
2 Maccabees 1:17
Blessed be our God in all things, who hath delivered up the ungodly.
2 Maccabees 1:29
Plant thy people again in thy holy place, as Moses hath spoken.
2 Maccabees 2:1
It is also found in the records, that Jeremy the prophet commanded them that were carried away to take of the fire, as it hath been signified:
2 Maccabees 2:18
As he promised in the law, will shortly have mercy upon us, and gather us together out of every land under heaven into the holy place: for he hath delivered us out of great troubles, and hath purified the place.
2 Maccabees 2:32
Here then will we begin the story: only adding thus much to that which hath been said, that it is a foolish thing to make a long prologue, and to be short in the story itself.
2 Maccabees 3:33
Now as the high priest was making an atonement, the same young men in the same clothing appeared and stood beside Heliodorus, saying, Give Onias the high priest great thanks, insomuch as for his sake the Lord hath granted thee life:
2 Maccabees 3:39
For he that dwelleth in heaven hath his eye on that place, and defendeth it; and he beateth and destroyeth them that come to hurt it.
2 Maccabees 6:30
But when he was ready to die with stripes, he groaned, and said, It is manifest unto the Lord, that hath the holy knowledge, that whereas I might have been delivered from death, I now endure sore pains in body by being beaten: but in soul am well content to suffer these things, because I fear him.
2 Maccabees 7:6
The Lord God looketh upon us, and in truth hath comfort in us, as Moses in his song, which witnessed to their faces, declared, saying, And he shall be comforted in his servants.
2 Maccabees 11:18
Therefore what things soever were meet to be reported to the king, I have declared them, and he hath granted as much as might be.
2 Maccabees 11:35
Whatsoever Lysias the king's cousin hath granted, therewith we also are well pleased.
2 Maccabees 15:2
Nevertheless the Jews that were compelled to go with him said, O destroy not so cruelly and barbarously, but give honour to that day, which he, that seeth all things, hath honoured with holiness above all other days.
2 Maccabees 15:34
So every man praised toward the heaven the glorious Lord, saying, Blessed be he that hath kept his own place undefiled.