fatling


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fat·ling

 (făt′lĭng)
n.
A young animal, such as a lamb or calf, fattened for slaughter.

fatling

(ˈfætlɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) a young farm animal fattened for killing

fat•ling

(ˈfæt lɪŋ)

n.
a young animal fattened for slaughter.
Translations

fatling

njunges Masttier
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This parable may echo the prophecy in Isa 11:6 describing an age of peace at end times when "the wolf also shall dwell with the Iamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.
Some curious pub names of past and present include The Case is Altered in Blo Norton, Norfolk, and Fatling and Firkin in Hornchurch, Essex.
The actual quote is" "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, The leopard shall lie down with the young goat, The calf and the young lion and the fatling together; And a little child shall lead them.
It is worth reading the full text of Isaiah's prophecy: "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.
The image of the giant children playing in the streets with lions, panthers and snakes, distinctly African in its rendition, is reminiscent of Isaiah's prophetic vision in which "the wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them" (Isaiah 11: 6), hence it might be inferred that Seid here prophesies a future Chadian nation.
As such, it refers to the "big story" of the end times as envisioned by Isaiah: "The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them" (11:6).
He must have been utterly captivated by Isaiah's vision of shalom--of a day when "the wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.
In this restored earth a wolf and lamb are together; a leopard and kid are together; a calf, a lion, and fatling are together; and a little child leads this motley crew of "natural" enemies.
Edward Hicks, the Pennsylvania Quaker lay minister and artist, exemplified this optimism by painting no less than 62 versions of "The Peaceable Kingdom," based on the verse in chapter 11 of the Book of Isaiah, which reads, "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
87) On that mountain, according to Isaiah, "the wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; .
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf, and the young lion, and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.