8 The new moon shares the character of its name, increasing wonderfully as it changes, a signal on high for armies, shining in the vault of the sky.

References for Sirach 43:8

    • b 43:8 - Heb <i>The new moon, like its name, renews itself.</i>
    • c 43:8 - Heb <i>a military beacon</i><i>for the clouds on high</i>