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Sirach 41:1
How bitter, death, is the thought of you to those who are at peace among their possessions, to those who aren’t anxiously distracted, who prosper at everything and still have the strength to enjoy good food.
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!
Death! The very thought of it is bitter to someone who is prosperous, living peacefully with his possessions, free of worries, and still able to enjoy his food.
O death! How bitter is the thought of you for the one at peace in his home, For the one who is serene and always successful, who can still enjoy life’s pleasures.
O death, how bitter is the thought of you to the one at peace among possessions, who has nothing to worry about and is prosperous in everything, and still is vigorous enough to enjoy food!
O death, how bitter is the thought of you to one at peace among possessions, who has nothing to worry about and is prosperous in everything, and still is vigorous enough to enjoy food!
O death, how bitter is the thought of you to one at peace among possessions, who has nothing to worry about and is prosperous in everything, and still is vigorous enough to enjoy food!
O death, how bitter is the thought of you to the one at peace among possessions, who has nothing to worry about and is prosperous in everything, and still is vigorous enough to enjoy food!
O death, how bitter is the reminder of you to one who lives at peace among his possessions, to a man without distractions, who is prosperous in everything, and who still has the vigor to enjoy his food!
O death, how bitter is the reminder of you to one who lives at peace among his possessions, to a man without distractions, who is prosperous in everything, and who still has the vigor to enjoy his food!
A! death, thy mind is full bitter to an unjust man, and having peace in his riches; to a restful man, and whose ways be (ad)dressed (or directed) in all things, that is, hath prosperity in all temporal things, and yet mighty to take meat. [O! death, how bitter is thy mind to an unrightwise man, and having peace in his substances; to a quiet man, and whose ways be right straight, or right strait, in all things, and yet mighty to take meat.]
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