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Bible Phrases

Bible Phrases That Are Popularly Used in Spoken English

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Did you know that several phrases that we commonly use in English originated from the Bible? An example is, "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth." So, apart from spiritual enlightenment you can also look to the Bible for language enrichment! Here is a list of some of the most popular Bible phrases that are commonly used in the English language.
  • An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.

  • As you sow, so shall you reap.

  • Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.

  • Can a leopard change its spots?

  • For everything there is a season.

  • Forgive them for they know not what they do.

  • It's better to give than to receive.

  • Let not the sun go down on your wrath.

  • The love of money is the root of all evil.

  • Love thy neighbor as thyself.

  • Man does not live by bread alone.

  • Many are called but few are chosen.

  • Spare the rod and spoil the child.

  • The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.

  • The wages of sin is death.

  • What God has joined together let no man put asunder.

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