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isaac smith · 5 years, 5 months ago
Who let the cat out of the bag?

 

Have you heard it from the horses mouth?

Does your elevator go all the way to the top?

We probably don't go through a day without using a figure of speech. The Bible is full of them. "Let us go down and confound their language" said God in Genesis 11:7. Do you recognize a Biblical precedent for these ordinary and everyday figures of speech?

 

1. Horse of a different color. Rev/Zech 6 2. By the skin of your teeth. Job19:20
3. A drop in the bucket. Isa40:15 4. Feet of clay.. Dan 2
5. Etched in stone. Ex31:18 6. Life begins at 40. (Matthew is book #40)
7. Suffer fools gladly.. 2Cor 11:19 8. Sour grapes... Ezek 18:2
9. Caught "red-handed" Mt24:27 10. Still water runs deep.. Ps23:2
11. Without a leg to stand on.. John 19:33 12. If the shoe fits... Eph 6:15
13. Fox in the henhouse.. Lk 13:32 14. Money where your mouth is... Mt 17:27
15. Get your feet wet.. Josh 3:5 16. Train of thought.. Isa 6:1
17. Raising the roof.. Mk 2:4 18. Beating about the bush.. Ex 3:3
19. Logic that "holds water".. Ps 22:14 20. Seeing "eye to eye" Isa 52:8
21. Bone of contention.. Ex 12:46 22. Dog to Vomit - 2Pet2:22, Pr26:11
23. Fat's in the fire! Ex 29:13 24. Burning your bridges.. 1K19:21
25. Made the cut... Rom 2:29 26. Tough row to hoe.. Acts 9:5
27. Fly in the ointment.. Ecc 10:1 28. Made a "scapegoat" Lev 16:10
29. Mountains from molehills.. Mat 21:21 30. Stewing in own juices.. Deut 14:21
31. Handwriting on the wall.. Dan 5:5 32. Swallow camel, gag at gnat! Mt23:24
33. The "Spitting" Image of His Father ..

John 9:6

34. Made your own bed.. John 5:8


 

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