Monthly Archives: November 2011

A soft answer turns away wrath

This week’s phrase is from Proverbs 15:1: A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. Speaking gently will not cause another to be angry.

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A two-edged sword

This week’s phrase is from Proverbs 5:4: But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a twoedged sword. Double the trouble!

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Woe is me

This week’s phrase is from Psalm 120:5: Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar! To express a sense of grief.

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At his wits end

This week’s phrase is from Psalm 107:27: They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits’ end. To be perplexed

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