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Wisdom 3:1-6, 9 (short version)
OLD TESTAMENT READING (First Reading)
A Reading from the Book of Wisdom
The souls of the
just are in the hand of God,
and no torment shall touch them.
They seemed, in the
view of the foolish, to be dead;
and their passing away was thought an
and their going forth from us, utter
But they are in
For if in the eyes
of men, indeed they be punished,
yet is their hope full of immortality;
Chastised a little,
they shall be greatly blessed,
because God tried them
and found them worthy of himself.
As gold in the
furnace, he proved them,
and as sacrificial offerings he took them
Those who trust in
him shall understand truth,
and the faithful shall abide with him in
Because grace and
mercy are with his holy ones,
and his care is with his elect.
The word of the