Продолжая тему языка…

Не пытайтесь разговаривать на библийском языке без предварительной подготовки. Если вы не знаете что именно собираетесь сказать, вы рискуете попасть в комичную ситуацию, например, как главный герой фильма “Meet the parents”

– Oh. – Greg, would you like to say grace?
Oh, uh, well, Greg’s Jewish, Dad. You know that.
You’re telling me Jews don’t pray, honey? Unless you have some objection.
No, no, no, no, I’d love to.
Pam, come on, it’s not like I’m a rabbi or something.
I said grace at many a dinner table.
O dear God,
thank You.
You are such a good God to us, a kind and gentle…
and accommodating God.
And we thank You, Osweet,
sweet Lord of hosts…
for the…
You have so aptly lain at our table this day…
and each day… by day.
Day by day by day.
O dear Lord,
three things we pray.
To love Thee more dearly,
to see Thee more clearly,
to follow Thee more nearly…
day by day… by day.
Amen. Amen.
Oh, Greg, that was lovely.


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