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Sirach 17:24
However, for those who changed their hearts and minds, God granted a way back, and he encouraged those who were abandoning hope.
And know the justices and judgments of God, and stand firm in the lot set before thee, and in prayer to the most high God.
But the Lord will allow those who repent to return to him. He always gives encouragement to those who are losing hope.
But to the penitent he provides a way back and encourages those who are losing hope!
Yet to those who repent he grants a return, and he encourages those who are losing hope.
Yet to those who repent he grants a return, and he encourages those who are losing hope.
Yet to those who repent he grants a return, and he encourages those who are losing hope.
Yet to those who repent he grants a return, and he encourages those who are losing hope.
Yet to those who repent he grants a return, and he encourages those whose endurance is failing.
Yet to those who repent he grants a return, and he encourages those whose endurance is failing.
Forsooth it gave to men repenting the way of rightfulness, and confirmed men failing to suffer, and ordained to them the part of truth. [To men doing penance forsooth he gave the way of rightwiseness, and confirmed men failing to suffer, and ordained to them the lot of truth.]
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