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Wisdom 18:6-9 Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

That night was made known beforehand to our fathers,
so that they might rejoice in sure knowledge of the oaths in which they trusted.
The deliverance of the righteous and the destruction of their enemies
were expected by thy people.
For by the same means by which thou didst punish our enemies
thou didst call us to thyself and glorify us.
For in secret the holy children of good men offered sacrifices,
and with one accord agreed to the divine law,
that the saints would share alike the same things,
both blessings and dangers;
and already they were singing the praises of the fathers.[a]


  1. Wisdom 18:9 Other authorities read dangers, the fathers already leading the songs of praise
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.

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