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St. Caesarius of Arles explains it like this: Truly, this is very appropriate, for to us Christ is a lion in whose mouth we found the food of honey after His death. What is sweeter than the word of God? Or what is stronger than His right hand? In whose mouth after death is there food and bees, except His in whose word is the good of our ...


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Dr. Martin Emmrich (Greek and Hebrew professor at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia) has made an extensive explanation about the symbolism of bees and lion carcass. I happened to read this while pondering about the contradiction of the unholy act of Samson and the Nazarite status of his. Which also applied to Israel conquest of Canaan, since ...


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I will rarely put forward an idea if I can't find at least one solid commentary to argue the same thing, however in this case I think the solution is obvious and am surprised that after checking several commentaries I can't get a good quote to support it. Note that 'honey' is one of the things the land was supposed to be flowing with (along with milk) when ...



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