Idioms

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

These are a collection of idioms,

Pharaoh’s Daughter

When Pharaoh’s daughter saw a basket floating in the Nile, she asked her maid to pick it up and she found that it was a baby. She adopted the baby as her own son.

Pharoah’s daughter as an idiom stands for kindness

It’s good to be a Pharaoh’s daughter.

Moses

Moses the Old Testament patriarch has several idioms. One, he stands for being pulled out of the water. Two he stands for a murderer as he murdered an Egyptian who was persecuting a Hebrew. Three he stands for liberator as he liberated the Jews from the clutches of the Pharaoh.

Mahatma Gandhi is a Moses as he liberated India from the British colonial yoke.

There are many a Moses in contemporary society.

Staff of Moses

When the staff of Moses touched the ground, it became a Serpent and when he caught the Serpent’s tail, it became a staff again.

The Staff of Moses stands for a blessed and miraculous happening.

I wish to experience the staff of Moses in my life.

Parting the Red Sea

God parted the Red Sea for the miraculous escape of the Jews from the clutches of the Egyptians.

Parting the Red Sea as an idiom stands for a miraculous happening.

I wish to experience the parting of the Red Sea in my life.

Plagues

God sent plagues for the Egyptians when the Pharaoh was unwilling to let the Egyptians. Some of the Plagues are, water in the Nile turning to blood, the whole of Egypt covered with gnats, frogs, and insects, and then the firstborn of the Egyptians becoming dead. In spite of all these miracles the Pharaoh did not let the Jews go.

Plagues as an idiom stand for stubborn hard-heartedness.

It’s not good to enact the plagues.

 


Submitted: May 28, 2021

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