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The word of the Lord cutteth like a straight, sharp sword, and in like manner the Scriptures cut from men's hearts the danger caused by deceitful fables and imaginings.
He who heaps up gold and silver does so to no profit without wisdom, but he who heaps up wisdom no man can snatch it from his heart.
Then all the saints who were gathered together said: "In all truth the King of Ethiopia is more exalted and more honorable than any other king upon the earth, because of the glory and the greatness of the heavenly Zion. "
And [Solomon] spoke further to the Queen, saying: What is the use of us, the children of men, if we do not exercise kindness and love upon earth?
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The Kebra Nagast, is a 14th-century account written in Ge'ez, an ancient South Semitic language that originated in Eritrea and the northern regions of Ethiopia.
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