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Sirach 20:21
Some are prevented from sinning because of poverty, and their conscience won’t be pained when they rest.
A man without grace is as a vain fable, it shall be continually in the mouth of the unwise.
If a person is too poor to afford sin, he can rest without a guilty conscience.
There is a person whose poverty prevents him from sinning, but when he takes his rest he has no regrets.
One may be prevented from sinning by poverty; so when he rests he feels no remorse.
One may be prevented from sinning by poverty; so when he rests he feels no remorse.
One may be prevented from sinning by poverty; so when he rests he feels no remorse.
One may be prevented from sinning by poverty; so when he rests he feels no remorse.
A man may be prevented from sinning by his poverty, so when he rests he feels no remorse.
A man may be prevented from sinning by his poverty, so when he rests he feels no remorse.
There is a man, that is forbidden to do sin, for (or because of) poverty; and he shall (not) be pricked in his rest. [There is, that is forbidden for mis-ease to sin; and in his rest shall be pricked.]
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