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OLD TESTAMENT READING (First Reading)
A Reading from the Book of Wisdom
The just man,
though he die early,
shall be at rest.
For the age that is
honorable comes not
with the passing of time,
nor can it be measured in terms of years.
understanding is the hoary crown for men,
and an unsullied life, the attainment of
He who pleased God
he who lived among sinners was
Snatched away, lest
wickedness pervert his mind
or deceit beguile his soul;
For the witchery of
paltry things obscures what is right
and the whirl of desire transforms the
perfect for a short while,
he reached the fullness of a long career;
for his soul was pleasing to the Lord,
therefore he sped him out of the midst of
But the people saw
and did not understand,
nor did they take this into account.
The word of the