Old 25th March 2004, 00:46   #1
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Bible story, help needed, reference for an essay

Hi people,
I have to ask the religious among you to answer me one simple question. There is the story of someone who takes a thorn from a lion's paw and this man is later thrown to the lions. The lion confronting him does not eat him as they recognise each other. I need some more information on this story, such as who the man is and which book it is in. All help will be greatly appreciated.






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Old 25th March 2004, 00:49   #2
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I believe that is one of Aesop's Fables.
Not yet an offical book included in the Bible proper.
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Old 25th March 2004, 00:50   #3
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go to www.biblegateway.com type in search phrases that may help you out. Try Daniel

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Old 25th March 2004, 00:58   #4
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Daniel never pulled a thorn out of the lion's paw.
Bible's take on it:God held back the lion's fury without any intervention from man.
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Old 25th March 2004, 01:19   #5
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Old 25th March 2004, 11:33   #6
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Hey, we have even made a thread about you wondering where you were!!! http://forums.winamp.com/showthread....ght=godoncrack

Nice to see you back ,have fun reading what people thought had happened to you!

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Old 25th March 2004, 15:43   #7
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yeah, I think it's an aesop.

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Old 25th March 2004, 16:22   #8
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this might help:

http://thelion.fancyfarmky.topcities.com/LionHome.htm

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Old 25th March 2004, 17:05   #9
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Sounds like a couple of separate myths getting entangled here.

There is the story of 'Androcles and the Lion' from Aesop, and there is the story of Daniel from the Bible.

(edit) And the St Jerome one given by zorpidus. Myths and fables are like that, bits from one get added to others and characters change to suit the prevailing view.(/edit)

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Old 25th March 2004, 19:37   #10
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Since the bible IS a book of fables, I see how you could get them confused...
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Old 25th March 2004, 20:40   #11
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Blessed is the mouse that removeth the thorn from the lion's paw, for he will not get eaten.
Blessed is the lion that does not eat the mouse, for he shall be rescued from the hunter's net by the mouse.

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