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Ecclesiasticus Book of the Apocrypha, an example of Jewish wisdom literature. The work of a Jewish scribe, Jesus ben Sirach, written in c.180 bc. Although originally in Hebrew, it found its way into the Septuagint and not the Jewish canon. A handbook of practical and moral advice, the central theme is the relationship between wisdom and God.

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Ecclesiasticus a book of the Apocrypha containing moral and practical maxims, probably composed or compiled in the early 2nd century bc.

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Ecclesiasticus (book of the Apocrypha/Bible): see BEN SIRA, WISDOM OF.

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Ecclesiasticus: see Sirach.

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