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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect).

Usage examples (22)
  • Sirach is an extended, lengthy collection of practical advice, somewhat like an extended version of Proverbs.
  • Ecclesiasticus (also known as Sirach)
  • The son of Sirach, meditating on the place of the craftsman, said:
  • Ecclesiasticus 35:7 -10 this is also sometimes called the book of Sirach for more
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