And say not, ‘I have powerc.’
3 Say not, ‘Who shall have power over me?’e
(d) 5:4–8. The Wickedness of tempting God
For Jahveh is longsufferingh.
That thou shouldst add sin to sin.
For mercy and wrath are with Him,
And His indignation abideth upon the ungodly.
For suddenly doth His wrath come forthn,
And in the timeo of vengeance thou shalt perish.
(e) 5:9–6:1. On the Need of Straightforwardness in Speech
And let thy speechs be one.
13 Glory and dishonour come through speakingz,
And slander not with thy tongue;
For shame hath been created for the thief,
Manuscript A, containing ch. 3:6–16:26; this consists of six leaves, and may be of the eleventh century.
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