Lift up the Heel against Me

(To). To kick me (physically or morally); to treat with contumely or contempt: to oppose, to become an enemy. As an unruly horse kicks the master who trusts and feeds him

“Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted his heel against me.” - Psalm xli. 9.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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