The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9612   Message #556231
Posted By: Haruo
21-Sep-01 - 07:27 PM
Thread Name: Origins: AMEN (Jester Hairston)
Subject: RE: AMEN
Pretty sure the "wrapped in the manger" phrase is just a conflation of the King James "wrapped ... in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger ..." (doing this from memory, but it can easily be checked in Luke 2 at Blue Letter Bible if you don't have an AV=KJV lying about. (And if any Christian fundies saw that, no, I am not saying the Bible is lying about anything ;-).)