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#113800 - 10/16/03 08:16 PM Expression  
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Looking for the source and/or correct quote of "by thy words wilt thou be known".

Any help much appreciated.


#113801 - 10/17/03 12:47 AM Re: Expression  
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I think it's a bible thing - ?Matthew. And I think it was "works" originally. Where is the good Father when you need him?


#113802 - 10/17/03 08:35 AM Re: Expression  
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Or either "shalt", one.

Matt 12:37

For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.


#113803 - 10/19/03 05:58 AM Re: Expression  
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In the absence of el Padre, I have to agree both with Davego for the base expression and Doc Comfort for the correction. But I don't know where it comes from. I agree that it's parbly the bible, but where in it, Heaven (and, also certainly, el Padre) only knows!


#113804 - 10/19/03 10:45 AM Re: Expression  
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I guess you can't see Fald's reply then, eh?



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#113805 - 10/19/03 12:47 PM Chopped loaves and fishes aside...  
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YCLIU:

http://bartleby.com/108/

That's OK, Faldage. At least eta and I saw and appreciated your post.


#113806 - 10/19/03 07:50 PM Re: How specific do I have to be, then?  
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Yes, I did see Faldo's reply, and I disagree with it. That's (funnily enough) why I was specific about who I was agreeing with!

And the KJV doesn't have the expression in any form, so maybe it wasn't the bible after all.

#113807 - 10/19/03 08:23 PM Is there more than one King James?  
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My KJV does! (???) Right there at Matt 12:37.


#113808 - 10/19/03 10:33 PM Re: Folk expression: 'kiss my arse'  
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It's definitely in my Konig Iago bible all white:

By thine words shalt thou be revealed as a hideous troll!


#113809 - 10/20/03 07:38 PM Re: Is there more than one King James?  
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Matt 12:37

Your KJV doesn't. It's not the same term that Davego was talking about.


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