Sirach 41:4

This is the portions of all flesh from God,

tAnd how canst thou withstandu the decreev oft the Most High!

w(Be it) for a thousand years, for a hundred, or for ten (that thou livest)w,

In Sheol there are nox reproaches concerning life.

(e) 41:5–13. The end of the ungodly contrasted with the honour accorded to the name of the righteous

(= 3 + 3 + 1 + 3 distichs).

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