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Sirach 39:17
It’s not for us to say, “What’s this?” or “For what purpose is that?” Everything will be examined at its proper time. At his command water piled up in a heap, and by his spoken word reservoirs of water stood erect.
By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.
No one should ask why things are as they are; these questions will be answered at the right time. He commanded, and the water piled up high, great walls of water arose when he spoke.
At his word the waters become still as in a flask; he had but to speak and the reservoirs were made.
No one can say, ‘What is this?’ or ‘Why is that?’— for at the appointed time all such questions will be answered. At his word the waters stood in a heap, and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth.
No one can say, “What is this?” or “Why is that?”— for at the appointed time all such questions will be answered. At his word the waters stood in a heap, and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth.
No one can say, “What is this?” or “Why is that?”— for at the appointed time all such questions will be answered. At his word the waters stood in a heap, and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth.
No one can say, ‘What is this?’ or ‘Why is that?’— for at the appointed time all such questions will be answered. At his word the waters stood in a heap, and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth.
No one can say, “What is this?” “Why is that?” for in God’s time all things will be sought after. At his word the waters stood in a heap, and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth.
No one can say, “What is this?” “Why is that?” for in God’s time all things will be sought after. At his word the waters stood in a heap, and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth.
Forsooth water as an heap of stones stood at his word; and as receptacles of waters in the word of his mouth. [In the word forsooth of him stood the water as an heap; and in the word of the mouth of him as receiving places of waters.]
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