The Bible in Its Traditions

Sirach 28:8–10

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Remember the fear of God, and do not be angry with your neighbor.

Sir28:6  Remember thy end, and let enmity cease; remember corruption and death, and abide in the commandments.

Remember the covenant of the Most High, and overlook the ignorant offenses of your neighbor.

Sir28:7  Remember the commandments, and bear no malice to thy neighbour: remember the covenant of the Highest, and wink at ignorance.

10  Refrain from strife, and you will diminish your sins.

Sir28:8  Abstain from strife, and thou shalt diminish thy sins: for a furious man will kindle strife,