9 Although he will not let his daughter know it, a father will lie awake at night worrying about her. If she is young, he worries that she might not get married. If she is already married, he worries about her happiness. 1

References for Ben Sira 42:9

    • 42 42:9 - 42.9-11 Si 7.24, 25; 26.10-12.