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Sirach 27:4
When a sieve is shaken, rubbish remains behind; so in the process of reasoning, a person’s flaws appear.
Unless thou hold thyself diligently in the fear of the Lord, thy house shall quickly be overthrown.
Your talk shows your faults; it is like a sieve that separates out the rubbish.
When a sieve is shaken, the husks appear; so do people’s faults when they speak.
When a sieve is shaken, the refuse appears; so do a person’s faults when he speaks.
When a sieve is shaken, the refuse appears; so do a person’s faults when he speaks.
When a sieve is shaken, the refuse appears; so do a person’s faults when he speaks.
When a sieve is shaken, the refuse appears; so do a person’s faults when he speaks.
When a sieve is shaken, the refuse remains; so a man’s filth remains in his thoughts.
When a sieve is shaken, the refuse remains; so a man’s filth remains in his thoughts.
As dust shall dwell in the holes of a riddle, so the anguish of a man shall dwell in the thought(s) of him. [As in the smiting of a sieve shall abide still powder, so the poorness of a man in the thinking of him.]
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