Sirach 12:3-4 says “No good ever comes to a person who gives comfort to the wicked; it is not a righteous act.Give to religious people, but don’t help sinners.” However, Proverbs 25:21-22 says something quite different “If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head and the Lord will reward you.”
I know I’m probably missing something obvious. It’s just that these seem to contradict each other. Sirach says this give to the wicked will never receive a reward whereas Proverbs says to help your enemy (who I would presume to be wicked) and God will reward you. Thanks ahead of time.