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Proverbs 15:17

Posted by R. Berg on February 27, 2004

In Reply to: Proverbs 15:17 posted by ESC on February 26, 2004

: : You might wish to include this proverb, meaning of which is not clear

: : Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith

: Nice one.

I find the meaning clear enough. The writer preferred a vegetarian meal with loved ones over a roast from a grain-fattened animal where enmity prevailed at the table.