# 六月十七日──Fig leaf 遮醜葉

「他們二人的眼睛就明亮了、才知道自己是赤身露體、便拿無花果樹的葉子、為自己編作裙子。天起了涼風、耶和華神在園中行走。那人和他妻子聽見神的聲音、就藏在園裏的樹木中、躲避耶和華神的面。」(創世記三7-8)

Fig Leaf 指一些用作掩蓋羞恥的東西或事件。古代不少雕刻像都有一片無花果葉子掩蓋裸像重要部位。

1. He is trying to get a fig leaf to cover his moral failure.
2. He has to pick many a fig leaf to hide his numerous shortcomings.