The Bible in Its Traditions

Sirach 49:14–16


14  So also was Jesus, the son of Jozadak, who in their days built the house, and raised up a holy temple to the Lord, as a preparation for everlasting glory.

Sir49:12  So was Jesus the son of Josedec: who in their time builded the house, and set up an holy temple to the Lord, which was prepared for everlasting glory.

15  And may Nehemiah be remembered for a long time. He raised up for us the walls that had been torn down. And he made firm the gates and the bars. He raised up our houses.

Sir49:13  And among the elect was Neemias, whose renown is great, who raised up for us the walls that were fallen, and set up the gates and the bars, and raised up our ruins again.

16  No one has been born upon the earth like Enoch. And he was also taken up from the earth.

Sir49:14  But upon the earth was no man created like Enoch; for he was taken from the earth.