Monthly Archives: August 2011

The root of the matter

This week’s phrase is from Job 19:28: But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me? The core of something.

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Psalm 89:1-4

A maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations. I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established … Continue reading

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By the skin of your teeth

This week’s phrase is from Job 19:20: My bone cleaveth to my skin and to my flesh, and I am escaped with the skin of my teeth. To narrowly escape something.

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Old as the hills

This week’s phrase is from Job 15:7: Art thou the first man that was born? or wast thou made before the hills? Really old! Ancient!

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The apple of my eye

This week’s phrase is from Deuteronomy 32:10: In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste. He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye One who is valued … Continue reading

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