Ecclesiasticus

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Ecclesiasticus 11:30

“Like as a Partrich taken and kept in a cage, so is the heart of the proud; and like as a spie, watcheth hee for thy fall.”

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Like as a partridge taken [and kept] in a cage, so is the heart of the proud; and like as a spy, watcheth he for thy fall:
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Discussion for Ecclesiasticus 11

  • John nader for verse 7
    Quoted by Learned Hand. It is profound. It is reflected in what the common law calls "natural justice" and more lately "procedural fairness."

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