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we know we can't eat the calf that's been fatted or the seed
Phrases derived from or popularised by the King James Bible Let there be light - Gen 1:3 Turned the world upside down - Acts 17:6 Escaped with the skin of my teeth - Job 19:20 The root of the matter - Job 19:28 Be horribly afraid - Jeremiah 2:12 Stand in awe - Psalms 4:4 How are the mighty fallen - II Samuel 1:19 Killed the fatted calf - Luke 15:27 Blessed are the peacemakers - Matthew 5:9 Fell flat on his face - Numbers 2:31 A lamb to the slaughter - Isaiah 53:7 Put words in his mouth - Exodus 4:15 A thorn in the flesh - II Corinthians 12:7 Suffer little children - Luke 18:16 There was no room for them in the inn - Matthew
PHRASES which are derived from or popularised by the King James Bible include: 'let there be light' - Gen 1:3 'turned the world upside down' - Acts 17:6 'escaped with the skin of my teeth' - Job 19:20 'the root of the matter' - Job 19:28 'be horribly afraid' - Jeremiah 2:12 'stand in awe' - Psalms 4:4 'how are the mighty fallen' - II Samuel 1:19 'killed the fatted calf' - Luke 15:27 'blessed are the peacemakers' - Matthew 5:9 'fell flat on his face' - Numbers 2:31 'a lamb to the slaughter' - Isaiah 53:7 'put words in his mouth' - Exodus 4:15 'a thorn in the flesh' - II Corinthians 12:7 'suffer little children' - Luke 18:16 'there was no room for them in the inn' - Matthew 2:7
For many in racing this book is a bible, albeit a bible whose purchase price demands the killing of a whole herd of fatted calves.
Even the atheist Christopher Hitchens, writing in Vanity Fair, acknowledged its impact: "The Tyndale/King James translation, even if all its copies were to be burned, would still live on in our language through its transmission by way of Shakespeare and Milton and Bunyan and Coleridge, and also by way of beloved popular idioms such as 'fatted calf and 'pearls before swine.'"
Even on the news post announcing Irby's retirement, commentators identified Irby as a "disgrace to journalism," a parrot for GOP talking points, and a "fatted" (sic)--as if to prove his very point.
In the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11), the elder son is jealous when his father kills the fatted calf to celebrate the return of the younger son, saying: "You never offered me so much as a kid for me to celebrate with my friends."
Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and cereal offerings, I will not accept them, and the peace offerings of your fatted beasts I will not look upon.
"The Lump": We tussle through the night/to the erotic of bombs./In the morning we order infantry thumbs/and the peppered brains of an admiral.//We lounge for days and nibble/through the gruesome of the Sunday paper.//When the bellhop finds us, our bodies/have fatted into taffy, and our parents,/unaffected, scoop from our formless forms/the shape of a child.
1 Napa's Fatted uses grass-fed beef and a bit of bourbon in their cure, resulting in a jerky with deep meaty flavor, lots of smoke, and a little tang.
Unlike the A-B deal, however, ABI would not find itself with a fatted calf ready for draconian cost cuts.
Speakers: John Stewart, Black Pig Bacon; Taylor Boetticher, The Fatted Calf; Stephen Stryjewski, Cochon; Sheana Davis, The Epicurean Connection, Inc.
Seeing the lad far off, he runs to embrace him, calls the relatives to come over, and plans to kill the fatted calf out back.
Or he may have found time to delve into the Bible and ruminate over the parable of the prodigal, which explains the metaphysics of slaying the fatted calf for a prodigal.