sheep in wolves clothing

Latin translation: ovis in vestimentis lupinus

18:46 Oct 30, 2004
English to Latin translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase: sheep in wolves clothing
sheep (ovis) in wolves (lupinus, a, um) [that of a wolf] clothing (spoilium). I chose the word spoilium because it better connotates the notion that I am looking for.
mike h.
Latin translation:ovis in vestimentis lupinus
Explanation:
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Note added at 33 mins (2004-10-30 19:19:42 GMT)
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\"vestimentis\" is used in the Bible:

Mt 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in *** sheep\'s clothing ***, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

adtendite a falsis prophetis qui veniunt ad vos in *** vestimentis ovium *** intrinsecus autem sunt lupi rapaces
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Kirill Semenov
Ukraine
Local time: 10:15
Grading comment
vicky, thank you so much for your translation. The biblical translation more than solidifies the authenticity of your credibility.
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3 +1ovis in vestimentis lupinus
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ovis in vestimentis lupinus


Explanation:
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Note added at 33 mins (2004-10-30 19:19:42 GMT)
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\"vestimentis\" is used in the Bible:

Mt 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in *** sheep\'s clothing ***, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

adtendite a falsis prophetis qui veniunt ad vos in *** vestimentis ovium *** intrinsecus autem sunt lupi rapaces

Kirill Semenov
Ukraine
Local time: 10:15
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
vicky, thank you so much for your translation. The biblical translation more than solidifies the authenticity of your credibility.

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agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
4 mins
  -> Hi, Vicky, and thank you :)
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