The King James Version Bible

Sirach 38:4-8

  1. The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them.

  2. Was not the water made sweet with wood, that the virtue thereof might be known?

  3. And he hath given men skill, that he might be honoured in his marvellous works.

  4. With such doth he heal [men,] and taketh away their pains.

  5. Of such doth the apothecary make a confection; and of his works there is no end; and from him is peace over all the earth,