Dan Friedman

Dead Dogs, Living Lions

In Books, Culture on February 23, 2013 at 4:37 pm

In Kohelet it says, “For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion.” Now quite why the writer of Kohelet wants to be joined to a living dog is a question for animal lovers and biblical exegetes, but maybe the author’s motivation has to do with the prophesied outcome of being chained to a mutt.

  
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