The Writing on the Wall - Everyday Phrases from the King James Bible

by Richard Noble Published by Sacristy Press    ISBN-13: 978-1908381224



Get it for Advent! With its 25 brief New Testament chapters and a phrase for each day this book is a different idea for studies in the days leading up to Christmas.

"What an intriguing book …" Few people realise so many idiomatic phrases come from the King James Bible. - Plus 25 more New Testament phrases for Advent.


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By clicking here or on the image below, these and over 550 others can be found by keyword and topic, together with Bible references.

A fly in the ointment  – trifling cause that spoils something good (Ecclesiastes 10:1)
A thorn in one’s flesh – cause of a persistent irritation, annoyance, or affliction (2 Corinthians 12:7)
A law unto themselves –  people and things behaving unusually or disregarding custom (Romans 2:14)
Kick against the pricks –  argue and fight against people in authority (Acts 9:5)
Give up the ghost – to die, give up the will to live, or stop functioning (Lamentations 1:19)
Fall from grace –  loss of status, respect, or prestige (Galatians 5:4)

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Updated 21.10.2021