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Ben Sira 2:4-5New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Accept whatever happens to you;
    in periods of humiliation be patient.
For in fire gold is tested,
    and the chosen, in the crucible of humiliation.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Sirach 2:4-5Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

Accept whatever is brought upon you,
    and in changes that humble you be patient.
For gold is tested in the fire,
    and acceptable men in the furnace of humiliation.

Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

The Revised Standard Version of the Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1965, 1966 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Sirach 2:4-5Good News Translation (GNT)

Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire, and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

'Sirach 2:4-5' not found for the version: New American Standard Bible.
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

'Sirach 2:4-5' not found for the version: New International Version.
New International Version (NIV)

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