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Ben Sira 23:1 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Chapter 23

Lord, Father and Master of my life,[a]
    do not abandon me to their designs,
    do not let me fall because of them!

Footnotes:

  1. 23:1–6 Lord, Father and Master of my life: these words express the tender personal relationship Ben Sira experiences with God, and introduce his prayer for divine assistance and providence in avoiding sins of pride and lust.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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