<p>I don’t know if it’s because he quoted the bible, or if people don’t get the connection that ‘sword’ in this context means weapon of war, but people sure are up in arms over it.<br /><br />Heck, half the time people think they’re quoting the bible they’re actually referencing something Shakespeare, or Bacon, or Mark Twain actually said.  Even grampa Ole could have said it more eloquently:</p><p> </p><p> </p>

Play with fire and you’re gonna get burned.

You mess with the bull you get the horns.

Stick your hand in a hornet’s nest and you’re gonna get stung.

Sometimes you eat the bear and sometimes the bear eats you.

If you buy a sour cow then expect sour milk.

You juggle chainsaws you’re bound to lose a toe.