Ecclesiasticus 21:1-3

My son, hast thou sinned? do so no more, but ask pardon for thy former sins.

Ecclesiasticus 21:2

Flee from sin as from the face of a serpent: for if thou comest too near it, it will bite thee: the teeth thereof are as the teeth of a lion, slaying the souls of men.


Jeremiah 51:6

Ecclesiasticus 21:3

All iniquity is as a two edged sword, the wounds whereof cannot be healed.

Ecclesiasticus 38:10

Leave off from sin, and order thine hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all wickedness.