The King’s English

This video is part of blogger Glenn Scrivener‘s effort to honor the King James Version during its 400th anniversary. So many phrases that are used in everyday conversation are rooted in the KJV. Many people have no clue of that; including, unfortunately, many professed believers. Scrivener’s goal is to…

attempt to raise awareness about the impact of this translation on the English speaking world. Throughout 2011 I will blog on a phrase each day that has passed into common parlance: popular phrases like “labour of love”, “beast of burden”, “wits’ end” and “scapegoat”; but also phrases that should be more popular, like “filthy lucre” and “gird up thy loins”.

(HT: Tim Challies)

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Happily married. Blessed to raise three young men. Associate pastor of Rodgers Baptist Church.
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