It was cited in some writings in early Christianity. Clement of Alexandria and Origen quote from it repeatedly, as from a Others have suggested that Ben Sira's self-identification as the author precluded it from attaining canonical status, which was reserved for works that were attributed (or could be attributed) to the prophets, Some Jews in the diaspora considered Sirach scripture.
There are claims that it is cited in the Epistle of James, and also the non-canonical Didache (iv. For instance, the Greek translation made by Ben Sira's grandson was included in the Septuagint, the 2nd-century BCE Greek version of the Jewish scriptures used by Diaspora Jews, through which it became part of the Greek canon.
Sirach is accepted as part of the Christian biblical canons by Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and most of Oriental Orthodox.
By contrast, Sirach exhibits little compassion for either women or slaves.
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Thus Ecclesiasticus closely resembles Proverbs, except that, unlike the latter, it is presented as the work of a single author, not an anthology of maxims drawn from various sources, presented in verse form.
The question of which apothegms actually originated with Sirach is open to debate, although scholars tend to regard him as a compiler or anthologist.