23 Never hesitate to speak out when the occasion calls for it. Don't hide your wisdom.

References for Ben Sira 4:23

    • c 4:23 - [Probable text] the occasion; [Greek] safety.
    • d 4:23 - [Hebrew] Don't hide your wisdom; [most Greek manuscripts do not have these words; other Greek manuscripts] Don't hide your wisdom for the sake of appearances.