Sentence Examples with the word ben sira

Even in the beginning of the 2nd century B.C., when Ben Sira praises notable figures of the exilic and post-exilic age (Zerubbabel, Jeshua and Nehemiah), Ezra is passed over (Ecclesiasticus xlix.

In spite, however, of the words just quoted it cannot be said that Ben Sira preaches a hopeful religion.

The hymn of praise by Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus xlix.