Biblical Humor

Cindy Smith cms at
Fri Feb 23 16:05:23 EST 2001

One of my favorites is Job 38:36b, "Who gave the cock its wisdom?"
The NAB notes are equally amusing:  "Understanding:  the reflection of
divine Wisdom discernible in the created animal instincts of the cock."

Cindy Smith		I have further observed under the sun that
cms at		The race is not won by the swift,
cms at		Nor the battle by the valiant;
cms at	Nor is bread won by the wise,
			Nor wealth by the intelligent,
Me transmitte sursum,	Nor favor by the learned.
	Caledoni!		-- JPS Ecclesiastes 9:11

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