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Sirach 47:22 Good News Translation (GNT)

22 But the Lord will always be merciful and keep all his promises.[a] He will never destroy the descendants of David, whom he chose and who loved him. So for Israel's sake he allowed David's family to survive.

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  1. Sirach 47:22 Hebrew keep all his promises; Greek will not destroy what he made.
Good News Translation (GNT)

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Sirach 47:22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 But the Lord will never give up his mercy,
    or cause any of his works to perish;
he will never blot out the descendants of his chosen one,
    or destroy the family line of him who loved him.
So he gave a remnant to Jacob,
    and to David a root from his own family.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Ben Sira 47:22 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

22 But God does not withdraw his mercy,
    nor permit even one of his promises to fail.
He does not uproot the posterity of the chosen,
    nor destroy the offspring of his friends.
So he gave to Jacob a remnant,
    to David a root from his own family.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Sirach 47:22 Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA)

22 Thou hast stained thy glory, and defiled thy seed so as to bring wrath upon thy children, and to have thy folly kindled,

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