Ben Sira 49:1-3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Josiah and the Prophets
1 The name Josiah is like blended incense,
made lasting by a skilled perfumer.
Precious is his memory, like honey to the taste,
like music at a banquet.
2 For he grieved over our betrayals,
and destroyed the abominable idols.
3 He kept his heart fixed on God,
and in times of lawlessness practiced virtue.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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