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In "A Knight's Tale" what does Adamar's saying, "Weighed, measured, and found wanting" mean?

Question #13930. Asked by GRENDAL.

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It is a misquote from the Book of Daniel, Chapter 5 verses 25/28: "Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting." Another way of saying you aren't up to the job.

Oct 03 2001, 10:31 AM
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