Wisdom of Solomon 18:6–9
so that they might rejoice in sure knowledge of the oaths in which they trusted.
were expected by your people.
you called us to yourself and glorified us.
and with one accord agreed to the divine law,
so that the saints would share alike the same things,
both blessings and dangers;
and already they were singing the praises of the ancestors.f
Other ancient authorities read dangers, the ancestors already leading the songs of praise