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Sirach 2:1
My child, if you come to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for testing.
Son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand in justice and in fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation.
My child, if you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test.
My child, when you come to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for trials.
My child, when you come to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for testing.
My child, when you come to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for testing.
My child, when you come to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for testing.
My child, when you come to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for testing.
My son, if you come forward to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for temptation.
My son, if you come forward to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for temptation.
Son, nighing (or approaching) to the service of God, stand thou in rightfulness, and dread; and make ready thy soul to (or for) temptation. [Son, nighing (or approaching) to the servage of God, stand in rightwiseness, and dread; and prepare thou thy soul to tempting.]
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