Expressões vindas da Bíblia versão King James (1611)

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The King James Version (KJV) of the Bible celebrated its 400th anniversary in 2011. Here are some current expressions in English that were popularized (if not invented) by the KJV:

"Among the phrases now common in the English language that have been adopted from the King James Bible:

Turned the world upside down – Acts 17:6

A man after his own heart – 1 Samuel 13:14

From time to time – Ezekiel 4:10

How are the mighty fallen – 2 Samuel 1:19

Fell flat on his face – Numbers 22:31

Set thine house in order– 2 Kings 20:1

Pour out your heart– Psalms 62:8

A thorn in the flesh– 2 Corinthians 12:7

As a lamb to the slaughter – Isaiah 53:7

The blind leading the blind – Matthew 15:14

A law unto themselves – Romans 2:14

Put words in one's mouth – 2 Samuel 14:3

Set your teeth on edge – Jeremiah 31:30"

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There is also a "Wicked Version" of the KJV, where some typographical errors caused problems. Read the article to find out.
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