17 Gracious favor was the leaf that I put forth like a vine, and honor and wealth were the fruit that my blossoms bore.

References for Sirach 24:17

    • b 24:17 - LXXb adds 24:18 <i>I am the mother of beautiful love, of awe, of knowledge, and of devout hope, and I grant them, together with all things, to my children eternally generated gifts, to those whom God chooses.</i>