A young goat, regarded as a delicacy when prepared for food (Luke 15:29). In the OT it is also a symbol for helplessness (Judg 14:6); in God’s kingdom even such an animal will be safe from its natural enemies (Isa 11:6).

Luke 15:29

29But he answered his father, ‘Listen! For all these years I have been working like a slave for you, and I have never disobeyed your command; yet you have never ... View more

Judg 14:6

6The spirit of the Lord rushed on him, and he tore the lion apart barehanded as one might tear apart a kid. But he did not tell his father or his mother what he ... View more

Isa 11:6

6The 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.

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