[ sahy-rak ]

  1. Son of, Jesus (def. 2).

Words Nearby Sirach Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Sirach in a sentence

  • The son of Sirach says that he would rather dwell with a lion and a dragon than to keep house with a wicked woman.

  • Sirach's proverbs are directed against the possibility of a revolution in the sacred order.

  • Sirach stung with the lash of sarcasm the arrogance, deceit and lust of the rich Hellenists, who worshipped Mammon.

  • Sirach declared that the root of all this evil was the indifference of the Judans to their sacred Law.

  • I should not wonder if his view of human nature, like Machiavelli's, was taken from this Son of Sirach.

    The Confidence-Man | Herman Melville