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训道篇 Ecclesiastes
1把你的粮食抛到水面,多日后你必有所获。1Cast your bread on the water for after a given time you will find it again.
2将你的家产分作七分八分,因为你不知道世上要发生什么灾祸。2Share with seven or even with eight for you never know what misfortune may strike the earth.
3云一满了,雨即倾注于地。树倒向南或倒向北,一倒在那里,就躺在那 里。3When clouds are heavy rain falls on the earth and when a tree falls facing south or north there in that place it will lie.
4观察风向的,必不撒种;研究云象的,必不收割,4He who watches the wind will not sow and he who watches the clouds will not reap.
5就如你不知道生气如何进入孕妇胎中的骨骼里,同样你也不知道天主所创造的一切化工。5Just as you do not know how the spirit pervades the members in the mother's womb, neither will you understand the work of God, creator of all things.
6你早上撒种,晚上也不要住手,因为你不知道:是早上撒的,或是晚上撒的长的好,或是两种都同样好。6Sow your seed in the morning and do not be idle until the evening for you don't know whether one or the other will succeed. What if both prove to be good?
7光明实在可爱,看见太阳实在令眼舒畅。7Light is pleasant and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.
8人无论活了多大年纪,尽可享受各种福乐;但他应想到黑暗的日子还多,所发生的事,尽属虚幻。8If a man lives for many years, let him rejoice in them all, thinking that dark days will be many and all that comes after will be meaningless.
9少年人,在你青春时应欢乐;在你少壮的时日,应心神愉快;随你心所欲,你眼所悦的去行,但应知道:天主必要就你所行的一切审判你。9Rejoice, young man, in your youth and direct well your heart when you are young; follow your desires and achieve your ambitions but recall that God will take account of all you do.
10扫除你心中的烦恼,驱除你身上的痛苦,因为青春和少年都是虚幻。10Drive sorrow from your heart and pain from your flesh, for youth and dark hair will not last.
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