Jeremiah 11:19

But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised plots against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Meek: pet lamb. The Arabs still keep one in their houses, 2 Kings xii. 3. (Bo chart ii. 46.) (Calmet) Knew. I acted as if I had been ignorant. (Menochius) Yet Christ foretold his sufferings, Matthew xx. 18. (Worthington) Bread. Christ, the bread of life, was nailed to the disgraceful wood. (St. Jerome; St. Gregory, Mor. iii. 12.) They threaten to beat him, (De Dieu) or to mix a poisonous wood with his food. (Calmet) (Menochius) Some Jews had corrupted this text in St. Justin's time. (Du Hamel)
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