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Common Phrases From the Bible

List of 80 Bible Sayings

  1. A law unto themselves
  2. A little birdie told me
  3. A man after my own heart
  4. Am I my brother’s keeper?
  5. An eye for an eye, a tooth for tooth
  6. Apple of my eye
  7. Armageddon
  8. As old as Methuselah
  9. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust
  10. Baptism of fire
  11. Be a man
  12. Behemoth
  13. Better to give than receive
  14. Bite the dust
  15. Broken heart
  16. By the sweat of your brow
  17. Can a leopard change his spots?
  18. Cross to bear
  19. Drop in a bucket
  20. Eat, drink, and be merry
  21. Ends of the earth
  22. Escaping by the skin of your teeth
  23. Fall by the wayside
  24. Fall from grace
  25. Feet of clay
  26. Fight the good fight
  27. Fire and brimstone
  28. Flesh and blood
  29. Fly in the ointment
  30. Forbidden fruit
  31. Four corners of the earth
  32. Gird your loins
  33. Give up the ghost
  34. Go the extra mile
  35. Good Samaritan
  36. He who lives by the sword, dies by the sword
  37. Head on a platter
  38. How the mighty have fallen
  39. Jezebel
  40. Kiss of death
  41. Labour of love
  42. Land of milk and honey
  43. Letter of the law
  44. Like a lamb led to the slaughter
  45. Man does not live by bread alone
  46. Manna from Heaven
  47. Millstone around your neck
  48. No rest for the wicked
  49. Nothing but skin and bones
  50. O ye, of little faith
  51. Of biblical proportions
  52. Philistine
  53. Pride comes before a fall
  54. Put words in one’s mouth
  55. Put your house in order
  56. Reap what you sow
  57. Rise and shine
  58. Salt of the earth
  59. Scapegoat
  60. See eye to eye
  61. Sign of the times
  62. Sour grapes
  63. Spare the rod, spoil the child
  64. Straight and narrow
  65. The blind leading the blind
  66. The eleventh hour
  67. The land of Nod
  68. The love of money is the root of all evil
  69. The powers that be
  70. The root of the matter
  71. The truth will set you free
  72. There is nothing new under the sun
  73. Throw the first stone
  74. To cast pearls before swine
  75. To move mountains
  76. Twinkling of an eye
  77. Wash your hands of the matter
  78. Wits’ end
  79. Wolves in sheep’s clothing
  80. Writing is on the wall