13 for from garments comes the moth, and from a woman comes woman's wickedness. 14 Better is the wickedness of a man than a woman who does good; it is woman who brings shame and disgrace. 15 I will now call to mind the works of the Lord, and will declare what I have seen. By the word of the Lord his works are made; and all his creatures do his will. 16 The sun looks down on everything with its light, and the work of the Lord is full of his glory. 17 The Lord has not empowered even his holy ones to recount all his marvelous works, which the Lord the Almighty has established so that the universe may stand firm in his glory.
Date: 195-175 B.C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was fully God. 2The Word was with God in the beginning.3All things were created by him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been created.4 In him was life, and the life was the light of mankind. 5 And the light shines on in the darkness, but the darkness has not mastered it.