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

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

by Richard Noble

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The Writing on the Wall: Everyday Phrases from the King James Bible by Richard Noble

TheKing James Bible is a treasure-trove of idioms and clichés that haveentered everyone's vocabulary-and yet few are aware of the Bible astheir source.

Whetheryour interest is purely linguistic, theological, or devotional,this book assumes no priorfamiliarity with the scriptures. Byproviding the context of each book and phrase it becomes a usefulguidebook, bringing the Bible alive. With 40 phrases in the firstsection and 25 in the second, it can evenbe used through the days ofLent and Advent.

Takinga phrase from each book and exploring its origins and modern usage,Richard Noble gives afascinating glimpse into this 'inestimabletreasure', the firstmainstream English translation andstill unequalled in linguistic beauty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908381224
Publisher: Sacristy Ltd
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Pages: 114
Sales rank: 861,072
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

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