8 Those who talk excessively will be loathed, and those who pretend to have authority will be hated. in bad circumstances, and there's a windfall that results in loss.

References for Sirach 20:8

    • a 20:8 - LXXb <i>How good it is when someone who is reproved shows a changed heart and mind! In this way, you will escape sinning voluntarily</i>.