Wednesday, May 16, 2018

{ Wednesday's Words - Old Sayings }

  "old sayings"!


Bite the Dust - Psalms 72:9
The Blind Leading the Blind - Matthew 15:13-14 
By the Skin of Your Teeth - Job 19:20
Can a Leopard Change His Spots - Jeremiah 13:23  
Cast the First Stone - John 8:7 
Drop in a Bucket - Isaiah 40:15 
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry - Ecclesiastes 8:15 
Eye for Eye, Tooth for a Tooth - Matthew 5:38 
Fall From Grace - Galatians 5:4 
Fly in the Ointment - Ecclesiastes 10:1  
   Go the extra mile - Matthew 5:41  
The Love of Money is the Root of All Evil - 1 Timothy 6:10  
Nothing but skin and bones -Job 19:19-20 
The Powers that Be - Romans 13:11  
Pride comes before a fall - Proverbs 16:18 
Put words in one’s mouth - 2 Samuel 14:3 
Rise and shine - Isaiah 60:1 
Scapegoat (from the Old Testament Law) - Leviticus 16:9-10  
See eye to eye - Isaiah 52:8  
Sign of the times - Matthew 16:3  
Strait and Narrow -  Matthew 7:14 
Twinkling of an Eye - 1 Corinthians 15:52
There’s nothing new under the sun - Ecclesiastes 1:9 
Wash your hands of the matter - Matthew 27:24  
 Wit’s End - Psalm 107:27 
Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing - Matthew 7:15 

One of my favorites.....
"Red sky at morning, sailor take warning.
Red sky at night, sailor's delight"
Matthew 16:2-3

And, one from my Momma.....
"If I live and nothing happens"
(which I find myself saying a lot in my old(er) age, too)

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Happy Wednesday, Friends!

7 comments:

  1. {{{Big smiles}}}} I had no idea about Matthew 16:2-3. smiles

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  2. I did not know so many of these came from the bible!

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  3. Enjoyed this. Oh I have so many sayings too that I have heard over my lifetime. One of my granny's favorite's was, "If there's a Will then there's a way". Have a good day dear friend. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  4. Oh yes! Great post Debbie and I find myself saying "if it's God's will" a lot these days.

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  5. Wow, these were all so good...and straight from God's Word. That is great! I am so glad you shared these with us. Very enlightening to see that they come from scripture.

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  6. I LOVE this post!! Matthew 16:2-3 is one that I say every time there is red in the sky, whether morning or night!

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  7. Lots of things come from the Bible that people say all the time and they don't even know it. : )
    Here is another one, though not quoted exactly its origin is Bible based. A little birdie told me.
    From Ecclesiastes 10:20 - for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.

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Gracious words are a honeycomb,
sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Proverbs 16:24