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Wisdom 19:20
Fire was able to burn on the open water, while water forgot that it was supposed to put fire out.
On the other side, the flames wasted not the flesh of corruptible animals walking therein, neither did they melt that good food, which was apt to melt as ice. For in all things thou didst magnify thy people, O Lord, and didst honour them, and didst not despise them, but didst assist them at all times, and in every place.
Fire burned even in water, which could not put it out.
Fire in water maintained its own strength, and water forgot its quenching nature;
Fire even in water retained its normal power, and water forgot its fire-quenching nature.
Fire even in water retained its normal power, and water forgot its fire-quenching nature.
Fire even in water retained its normal power, and water forgot its fire-quenching nature.
Fire even in water retained its normal power, and water forgot its fire-quenching nature.
Fire even in water retained its normal power, and water forgot its fire-quenching nature.
Fire even in water retained its normal power, and water forgot its fire-quenching nature.
Fire in water had power above his virtue; and (the) water forgot the kind quenching. [Fire in the water had strength over his virtue; and water forgot his quenching kind.]
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