字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Proverbs 102. The Proverb today is " Don't Cast Pearls Before Swine. " All right. Remember cast. Cast means throw. Pearls are very valuable. They come from clams valuable. Before swine, swine is another name for pigs. Basically. All right. Let's take a look at the note here. If someone casts pearls before swine, it means you present or give something very valuable to someone who does not recognize its value. Okay. Let's continue. This proverb actually comes from the Bible originally. The Biblical text, is basically a warning by Jesus to his followers, they should not preach the Biblical doctrine to those who are not able to appreciate it. Okay. So of course, the Biblical doctrine, he thinks is very valuable. Don't preach it to them because they just can't relate to it. They just can't understand it. All right. Here is the actual quote from the Bible. "Do not give what is holy to the dogs nor cast your pearls before swine., lest they trample on them." Like if they stepped on them. Like if you threw your pearls before swine they might just step on them and they might ruin them. " Destroy them under their feet and turn and tear you in pieces. " So you are wasting your time with that. Okay. And here is an example. Because to be honest, most of the time when we hear this it is not usually used in a religious way. It is usually used for other things .It just simply means don't give someone something, they don't understand the value of it. So it doesn't have to have anything to do with religion or Bible or anything like that. So here is example number one. Do not leave all those valuables antiques to your brother. He doesn't understand or know the value of them. The true value of them. He probably would just toss them in the garbage. He just might toss them out. Leaving them to him is like casting pearls before swine. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got it. I hope it is clear. Thank you for you time. Bye-bye.