Ben Sira

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an Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)

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12) The equivalence between musar and paideia also appears between the Greek version and Hebrew fragments of the Book of Ben Sira as well as in the pseudepigraphic work known as the Wisdom of Solomon, both Second Temple period wisdom texts evincing strong Greco-Roman influence.
Ben Sira doesn't concern himself with the origin of sin, the problem of evil, or the hope of the afterlife.
Diplomatin Edition of the Syriac Version of the Book of Ben Sira according to Codex Ambrosianus in Spanish and English.
Their plight came to light when an Orthodox Jewish couple, Meir and Dafna Ben Sira, came to visit Minnie's neighbor - Dafna's mother - a Swiss Catholic woman, who had immigrated to Alaska from Israel in 1989.
The short answer to that one is that the Church never created a Saint's day for Ben Sira, but did for Judah Maccabee, a day now abolished by the Western Church but retained by Eastern orthodoxy.
Comparing different health funds, Ben Sira found lower satisfaction with the affective behaviors of doctors and lower satisfaction with treatment - which he attributed to the high recurrence of doctors' visits - in the General Health Fund.
We are very excited to be a part of this important project and deliver Insight from Interactions to help increase the security of Shanghai's important airport," said Doron Ben Sira, President of NICE APAC.
Wright mentions that Ben Sira had pedagogical goals in interpreting some biblical texts through a "sapiential lens" (p.
4) The apocryphal Book of Ben Sira (175-200 BCE) refers to the tools used for this project: Hezekiah fortified his city and brought water into the midst of it.
Among the topics are law and wisdom according to Deuteronomy 4:5-8, Job in conversation with the Torah, Torah and sapiential pedagogy in the Book of Ben Sira, evidence from sapiential texts on wisdom and Torah at Qumran, and rewriting Torah in the Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Ben Sira tries to interpret Israel's Torah in the context of universal wisdom.
We are thrilled to significantly broaden SkyVision's activities in Southern Africa providing high quality connectivity to meet the needs of the rapidly expanding South African economy", stated Doron Ben Sira, CEO of SkyVision.
How tempting to ignore or to discount the exhortation of a Jesus ben Sira who called his wronged contemporaries to forgive injustices and pray so that their own sins might be forgiven.
It was Schechter who first identified the long-lost original Hebrew version of the ancient book of Ben Sira (a collection of proverbs and ethical maxims) composed in the second century B.