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Coptic Thomas 7
Jesus says: "Blessed is the lion that a person will eat and the lion will become human. And anathema is the person whom a lion will eat and the lion will become human." © Patterson-Robinson
Greek P.Oxy 654.40-42
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Jesus says: "Blessed is the lion that a person will eat and the lion will become human. And anathema is the person whom a lion will eat and the lion will become human."
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1 Peter 5:8
8Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
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Plato, Republic 588E-589B

[588e] to look within1 but who can see only the external sheath it appears to be one living creature, the man.” “The sheath is made fast about him,” he said. “Let us, then say to the speaker who avers that it pays this man to be unjust, and that to do justice is not for his advantage, that he is affirming nothing else than that it profits him to feast and make strong the multifarious beast and the lion and all that pertains to the lion, [589a] but to starve the man and so enfeeble him that he can be pulled about whithersoever either of the others drag him, and not to familiarize or reconcile with one another the two creatures but suffer them to bite and fight and devour one another.” “Yes,” he said, “that is precisely what the panegyrist of injustice will be found to say.” “And on the other hand he who says that justice is the more profitable affirms that all our actions and words should tend to give the man within us[589b] complete domination over the entire man and make him take charge of the many-headed beast—like a farmer who cherishes and trains the cultivated plants but checks the growth of the wild—and he will make an ally of the lion's nature, and caring for all the beasts alike will first make them friendly to one another and to himself, and so foster their growth.” “Yes, that in turn is precisely the meaning of the man who commends justice.” “From every point of view, then, the panegyrist of justice

Coptic Thomas 60
A Samaritan who was trying to steal a lamb while he was on his way to Judea. He said to his disciples: "That (person) is stalking the lamb." They said to him: "So that he may kill it (and) eat it." He said to them: "As long as it is alive he will not eat it, but (only) when he has killed it (and) it has become a corpse." They said to him: "Otherwise he cannot do it." He said to them: "You, too, look for a place for your repose so that you may not become a corpse (and) get eaten." © Patterson-Robinson
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