Is that in the Bible? — Part 2

Famous sayings from the Sacred Scriptures are found throughout the expressions that we regularly use, and embedded deeply within the thinking of our culture, even though we often times do not recognize them as coming from the Bible.  Early in August, I posted some of these sayings [from Patrick Madrid’s article in Envoy magazine “Where is that in the Bible?”].  Why not take a few minutes and look them up or use them as a teaching and instruction for your children?

 “Gone to the dogs”  –1 Kings 21: 19 [not Michael Vick!]

“The love of money is the root of all evil”  — 1 Timothy 6: 10

“Like a lamb to the slaughter”  — Jeremiah 11: 19

“A thorn in my side”  — 1 Corinthians 12: 7

“The blind leading the blind”  — Matthew 15: 14

“Shooting his mouth off”  — Psalms 64: 2-4

“Give up the ghost”  — Acts 12: 23

“Forbidden fruit”  — Genesis 3: 3

“No rest for the wicked”  — Isaiah 57: 21

“The apple of my eye”– Deuteronomy 32: 10; Zachariah 2: 8

“Holy Cow!”  — Exodus 32:8 [referring to the golden calf]

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One Comment on “Is that in the Bible? — Part 2”

  1. Christian Says:

    and I always thought my Grandmother made up the “No rest for the wicked!” Neat!


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