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Níl mé leat 2012/06/26 17:34:08
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Sirach 41:19

Everything written below was directed at a "person" who was rather rude. It is staying here as a reminder to others to be polite and act like adults. It is also staying as evidence that the book of Sirach is real and is in certain versions of the bible.
RED_HORSE
First of all blocking someone for no reason and not allowing them to give their side is rather childish isn't? You are 35 years old, act like it.

Second, I did not add anything to the bible.
"Though not included in the Hebrew Bible after the first century A.D., nor accepted by Protestants, the Book of Sirach has always been recognized by the Catholic Church as divinely inspired and canonical. The Foreword, though not inspired, is placed in the Bible because of its antiquity and importance." (http://old.usccb.org/nab/bib...
"This book is not found in all Bibles. At the time of the Reformation, the official version of the Old Testament became a point of disagreement among Christian groups. The Protestants retained the shorter Hebrew canon, or listing of books, and thus preserved the more ancient Jewish version of the Bible. The Roman Catholics accepted the wider Greek canon and thereby preserved an authentic early-Church version. Those books not found in the Hebrew canon are called deuterocanonical (second listing) by Roman Catholics and Apocrypha (inspiring but not inspired) by Protestants. Sirach belongs to this listing." (http://www.liguorian.org/ind...

And one more thing Red_Horse (and everyone else): a wise man admits he is wrong, he doesn't turn tail and run when he is corrected.

Not every bible will have the book of Sirach/Ecclesiasticus but it is in there. Do your homework before making accusations.

http://www.catholic.org/bible...
http://www.newadvent.org/cath...
http://www.bible-history.com/...
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  • stevmackey 2012/06/28 02:43:59
    stevmackey
    The Apocrypha is only part of the Catholic Bible. Jews and reformed versions of Christians do not include this portion in their Bibles.
  • Níl mé ... stevmackey 2012/06/28 03:10:08
    Níl mé leat
    I am aware. It is still in a version of the bible so my statment (question, really) is valid.

    Sorry if that may seem a bit bichy but I had enough of people yelling at me over this question and making wild accusations that I'm adding things to the bible and this book just doesn't and never has existed or that I am going to hell.
  • Herb 2012/06/27 02:45:11
  • Andy 2012/06/26 21:19:52
    Andy
    Sirach is not in the HOLY BIBLE...it was not included in the early Hebrew Bible. While there may be some Sirach influences in the New Testament, it was not included as a book, into the canon referred to as the Holy Bible today.
  • Níl mé ... Andy 2012/06/26 23:42:55
    Níl mé leat
    It is still found in some copies today some have it under the name Ecclesiasticus.
  • stevmackey 2012/06/26 20:46:33
    stevmackey
    whose bible?
  • Níl mé ... stevmackey 2012/06/26 20:50:27
    Níl mé leat
    Good News Bible Today's English Version Second Edition is where I found this little bit of info.
  • Lady Whitewolf 2012/06/26 20:34:16
    Lady Whitewolf
    +2
    EVERYTHING is "going against the word of the buy-bull..."

    Gimme a break once.
  • KrSpo Lady Wh... 2012/06/26 22:08:17
    KrSpo
    +1
    Well Stated.
  • Lady Wh... KrSpo 2012/06/27 09:47:34
    Lady Whitewolf
    thnakies!
  • Margaret Jacobson 2012/06/26 20:29:24
    Margaret Jacobson
    NO, where did you find this info ??" Interesting !!
  • Níl mé ... Margare... 2012/06/26 20:52:15
    Níl mé leat
    Book of Sirach 41:19 Deuterocanonicals/Apocrypha
    This portion has been taken out of a few bibles but it is there.
  • Herb Margare... 2012/06/27 02:46:17

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