The legs of an animal were among the choice parts offered in sacrifices. In a human being legs provide strength. Bowing the knee symbolises the submitting of one’s human strength to God’s control.
Choice parts of a sacrificial animal
Legs of human beings are objects of beauty
Legs of human beings symbolise strength
The legs of Jesus Christ were not broken at his death
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