In Christianity, the lamb represents Christ as both suffering and triumphant; it is typically a sacrificial animal, and may also symbolize gentleness, innocence, and purity. When depicted with the LION, the pair can mean a state of paradise. In addition, the lamb symbolizes sweetness, forgiveness and meekness. Relations to the month March. A BLACK lamb has certain significance - a flock cannot prosper without one yet more than one is bad luck. Can represent pure thoughts of a just man.

Up one level 
Back to document index