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Bible Phrases

Bible Phrases That Are Popularly Used in Spoken English


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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