Author:Jesus Ben Sira

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Jesus ben Sira
(190 BCE – 2nd century BCE)

Jewish scribe, sage, and allegorist from Jerusalem: also known as Joshua ben Sirach, Shim`on ben Yeshu`a ben Sira, Jesus son of Sirach, or Jesus Siracides

Jesus ben Sira


  • Syrach or Sirach, a book in some canons of the Bible; also called Ecclesiasticus or Wisdom of Sirach

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