Quiz: Can You Finish These Common Phrases That Come from the Bible?
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Can You Finish These Common Phrases That Come from the Bible?
By: Becky
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About This Quiz

Are you a scholar of the Bible, or just someone who has done really well in Bible study? Either way, you might recognize these 35 phrases that we use every day that originated from the Bible. Do you think you can identify all of them?

We all know that the Bible is full of words of wisdom, but not all of us are aware of how many of the phrases we use every day are actually phrases from the Bible. Now certainly, many of these phrases are not used in their original forms - we just don't talk like that anymore - but they were definitely taken from the Bible. Knowing the original phrases and the meanings behind them can also give us a great deal of insight into why we use these phrases today.

For instance, the phrase "money is the root of all evil" comes from the Bible. Unfortunately, many people quote that phrase incorrectly, as the original phrase is "the LOVE of money is the root of all evil." In the Bible, the phrase appears as "For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs." It can be found in 1 Timothy 6:10.

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