Pearls before swine

Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces.

 

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2 Responses to Pearls before swine

  1. Reg Sipco says:

    Nick Cave had an album titled after a Biblical quote too: Kicking Against the Pricks.

    And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.”

    For a Catholic it is an odd choice of translation as the Douay-Rheims Bible has:

    “And when we were all fallen down on the ground, I heard a voice speaking to me in the Hebrew tongue: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? It is hard for thee to kick against the goad.”

  2. Reg Sipco says:

    That version is too fast for mine. Sounds like he’s rushing through it. I prefer the album version:

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