O wisdom of God! One of the vilest things in the world is an evil woman, of whom Ecclesiasticus says that she "shall be trodden upon as dung in the way" [Ecclus. 9:10].
OK, for Ecclus 9:10-13, in the Douay-Rheims, translating the Latin Vulgate we find:
9:10. Every woman that is a harlot, shall be trodden upon as dung in the way.
9:11. Many by admiring the beauty of another man's wife, have become reprobate, for her conversation burneth as fire.
9:12. Sit not at all with another man's wife, nor repose upon the bed with her:
9:13. And strive not with her over wine, lest thy heart decline towards her and by thy blood thou fall into destruction.
Your NAB or RSV has verse 9:10ff to match the DR verse 9:14ff
If anyone knows why these specific verses have been removed, I'd like to know!
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