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Bible Phrases

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  1. TWOSID - Sinners will be cast into everlasting torment.

    The wages of sin is death

  2. TBLTB - Uninformed and incompetent people leading others who are similarly incapable.

    The blind leading the blind

  3. AMOS - Many bad things!

    A multitude of sins

  4. TWIOTW - Disaster or danger is imminent.

    The writing is on the wall

  5. GTBMS - The reply of Jesus when tempted by the Devil.

    Get thee behind me Satan

  6. ADITB - A very small proportion of the whole.

    A drop in the bucket

  7. WGHJTLNMPA - The part of the Christian marriage ceremony that states God's authority over man.

    What God has joined together let no man put asunder

  8. BSIP - Turn to peaceful pursuits and away from war.

    Beat swords into ploughshares

  9. NRFTW - the bad shall be tormented.

    No rest for the wicked

  10. BTSOYT - Narrowly; barely. Usually used in regard to a narrow escape from a disaster.

    By the skin of your teeth

  11. ATMP - Nothing lasts forever.

    All things must pass

  12. TROTM - The essential or inner part of something.

    The root of the matter

  13. GUTG - To die, or in the case of inanimate objects, to cease working.

    Give up the ghost

  14. LNTSGDOYW - Do not hold on to your anger for more than one day.

    Let not the sun go down on your wrath

  15. HATMF - The previously powerful are now reduced.

    How are the mighty fallen

  16. FOYL - One's children.

    Fruit of your loins

  17. TAOME - Figuratively it is something, or more usually someone, cherished above others.

    The apple of my eye

  18. TSAT - The span of a life. In the days that this was coined that was considered to be seventy years.

    Three score and ten

  19. FWMM - Faith is immensely powerful.

    Faith will move mountains

  20. TSIWBTFIW - A statement of the difficulty in living up to the high moral standards that one has set oneself.

    The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

  21. LTTS - In an unconcerned manner - unaware of any impending catastrophe.

    Lamb to the slaughter

  22. P, HT - Attend to one's own faults, in preference to pointing out the faults of others.

    Physician, heal thyself

  23. AFITO - A small but irritating flaw that spoils the whole thing.

    A fly in the ointment

  24. ABITHIWTITB - It's better to have a small actual advantage than the chance of a greater one.

    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

  25. TSOTE - Those of great worth and reliability.

    The salt of the earth

  26. TBTGTTR - It is nicer if you give than accept.

    It's better to give than to receive

  27. AOATH - Exceedingly old - usually in reference to people rather than things.

    As old as the hills

  28. AHWE - Perplexed; unable to think what to do.

    At his wits end

  29. AEFAE, ATFAT - The notion that for every wrong done there should be a compensating measure of justice.

    An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth

  30. ATA, DTD - We come from Earth; We return there.

    Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

  31. ATITF - A persistent difficulty or annoyance.

    A thorn in the flesh

  32. AOAM - Very Old.

    As old as Methuselah

  33. STRASTC - The notion that children will only flourish if punished, physically or otherwise, for any wrongdoing.

    Spare the rod and spoil the child

  34. FSTS - Progress from one success to another higher level of success.

    From strength to strength

  35. FFG - To fall from position of high esteem.

    Fall from grace

  36. GS - Someone who helps another in need for compassionate motives and with no thought of reward.

    Good Samaritan

  37. TPTB - The established government of authority.

    The powers that be

  38. MCRO - I have more than enough for my needs.

    My cup runneth over

  39. SG - Acting meanly after a disappointment.

    Sour grapes

  40. FTGF - An evangelical call to believe in and spread the Christian faith.

    Fight the good fight

  41. AIMBK - How would I know about my sibling?

    Am I my brother's keeper?

  42. ITBWTW - The first line of St. John's Gospel, in which he lays out the fundamental nature of God.

    In the beginning was the Word

  43. AMAMOH - A kindred spirit - someone I can agree with.

    A man after my own heart

  44. ATTAM - Omnipresent - all important.

    All things to all men

  45. FETTIAS - There is an appropriate time for everything.

    For every thing there is a season

  46. BTD - Fall to the ground, wounded or dead.

    Bite the dust

  47. FTFTKNWTD - Jesus' words from the cross, asking forgiveness for those who put him to death. More widely, of course, the plea was for all humanity.

    Forgive them for they know not what they do

  48. AYSSSYR - Your deeds, good or bad, will repay you in kind.

    As you sow so shall you reap

  49. FF - A prohibited article.

    Forbidden fruit

  50. LOTFOTL - Living well; fed by abundant crops.

    Living off the fat of the land

  51. MACBFAC - alluding to the variety in qualities of humankind.

    Many are called but few are chosen

  52. WIM - I am distressed; sad; grieved.

    Woe is me

  53. TLOMITROAE - Every bad thing can be sourced to the greed of green bills.

    The Love of money is the root of all evil

  54. LTN - Adore the one next door.

    Love thy neighbour

  55. MDNLBBA - Physical nourishment is not sufficient for a healthy life; man also has spiritual needs.

    Man does not live by bread alone

  56. BATP - All hail to those who try for no wars.

    Blessed are the peacemakers

  57. CALCIS? - Proverbial question, querying the ability of any person or creature to change its innate being.

    Can a leopard change its spots?