[Bell Historians] Latin translations

John Camp camp at ...
Wed Aug 17 13:26:56 BST 2005

At 13:15 on 17 August 2005, I wrote:

"Without love, we are just noisy lumps of bronze".

It is, of course, based on 1 Corinthians 13 ("Though I speak with the
tongues of men and of angels and have not charity, I am become as
sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal" or, in the Vulgate: "si linguis
hominum loquar et angelorum caritatem autem non habeam factus sum
velut aes sonans aut cymbalum tinniens".)

So a more 'biblical' translation might be: "Without charity, we are
become as sounding brass".

John Camp


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