This entertaining and informative book explains everyday expressions and curious words and their origin in the KJV. The text gives details on the original meanings and when and where they were used in the Bible.
Gives the fascinating and often humorous stories behind hundreds of contemporary phrases and expressions, including such sayings as "the blind leading the blind," "by the skin of my teeth," "a fly in the ointment," and many others that will surprise people with their biblical origin.
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MARTIN MANSER is a professional reference-book editor and Bible scholar who has compiled and edited more than 70 titles, including dictionaries and biblical reference works. He holds the BA Honours degree in linguistics and an M Phil degree, and he resides with his wife and children in England.
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