Thursday, January 4, 2024

Saying 93


‘Do not give what is holy to dogs, in case they throw them into dung. Do not throw pearls to pigs, in case they […]’


Saying 93 only survives in Coptic, which breaks off at the final word, but the meaning is intelligible enough. Jesus instructs his disciples not to waste time with the people who are not worthy to receive his message.



7.6 ‘Do not give what is holy to dogs and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under foot and turn and maul you.’

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