Ben Sira 22:1-5 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
On Laziness and Foolishness
1 The sluggard is like a filthy stone;
everyone hisses at his disgrace.
2 The sluggard is like a lump of dung;
whoever touches it shakes it off the hands.
3 An undisciplined child is a disgrace to its father;
if it be a daughter, she brings him to poverty.
4 A thoughtful daughter obtains a husband of her own;
a shameless one is her father’s grief.
5 A hussy shames her father and her husband;
she is despised by both.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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