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8 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.
9 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,
11 For a ill-tempered man enflames conflict, and a sinful man troubles his friends, and he casts hostility into the midst of those who have peace.
Sir28:9 A sinful man disquieteth friends, and maketh debate among them that be at peace.
12 For the fire burns according to the wood of the forest. And the anger of a man burns according to the strength of the man. And according to his resources, he will exalt his anger.
Sir28:10 As the matter of the fire is, so it burneth: and as a man’s strength is, so is his wrath; and according to his riches his anger riseth; and the stronger they are which contend, the more they will be inflamed.