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Sirach 11:10
My child, don’t be busy with many things; if you multiply pursuits, you won’t be held guiltless. If you pursue them, you won’t overtake them, and when you flee, you won’t escape.
My son, meddle not with many matters: and if thou be rich, thou shalt not be free from sin: for if thou pursue after thou shalt not overtake: and if thou run before thou shalt not escape.
My child, don't get involved in too many things. If you try to do too much, you will suffer for it. You won't be able to finish your work, and you won't be able to get away from it either.
My son, why increase your anxiety, since whoever is greedy for wealth will not be blameless? Even if you chase after it, you will never overtake it; and by fleeing you will not escape.
My child, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply activities, you will not be held blameless. If you pursue, you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.
My child, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply activities, you will not be held blameless. If you pursue, you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.
My child, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply activities, you will not be held blameless. If you pursue, you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.
My child, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply activities, you will not be held blameless. If you pursue, you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.
My son, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply activities you will not go unpunished, and if you pursue you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.
My son, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply activities you will not go unpunished, and if you pursue you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.
Son, thy deeds be not in many things; and if thou art rich, thou shalt not be without part of guilt. For if thou (pur)suest (after), thou shalt not (over-)take; and thou shalt not escape, if thou runnest before. [Son, be not in many things thy deeds; and if thou were rich, thou shalt not be guiltless from trespass. If forsooth thou shalt follow, thou shalt not over-take; and if thou shall run before, thou shalt not escape.]
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