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Sirach 5:11
Listen carefully, and utter a patient reply.
Winnow not with every wind, and go not into every way: for so is every sinner proved by a double tongue.
Always be ready to listen, but take your time in answering.
Be swift to hear, but slow to answer.
Be quick to hear, but deliberate in answering.
Be quick to hear, but deliberate in answering.
Be quick to hear, but deliberate in answering.
Be quick to hear, but deliberate in answering.
Be quick to hear, and be deliberate in answering.
Be quick to hear, and be deliberate in answering.
Be thou mild (or meek) to hear the word of God, (so) that thou understand, and with wisdom bring thou forth a true answer. [Be thou debonair to hear the word of God, that thou understand, and with wisdom thou shalt bring forth a sooth answer.]
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