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|The proverb was first recorded in 1591 in Henry Smith's Sermons. the devil can |
cite scripture for his purpose Passages from the Bible are sometimes quoted to
support a bad idea, to justify wrongdoing, or simply as a hypocritical show of piety
|Mark you this, Bassanio, The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. An evil soul |
producing holy witness Is like a villain with a smiling cheek, A goodly apple rotten
at the heart. O what a goodly outside falsehood hath! What can we learn about ...
|Devil. can. cite. Scripture. for. his. purpose,. e. Means: Even someone who does |
not hold certain beliefs can be familiar with them and express them when doing
so is favorable to him. Biblical Text: And [Satan] saith unto him [Jesus], Ifthou be ...
J. Ross Wagner, Christopher Kavin Rowe, A. Katherine Grieb - 2008 - Preview
|Neither Devils nor Angels: Peace, Justice, and Defending the Innocent: A |
Response to Richard Hays Allen Verhey “The Devil can cite Scripture to his
purpose.” — Richard Hays's grandmother1 Any academic book that begins by
citing the ...
|The proverb alludes to the temptation of Christ by the Devil (MATTHEW iv) when |
the latter quotes a passage from Psalm xci.
1596SHAKESPEAREMerchantofVeniceI. iii. 93 The devil can cite Scripture for
his purpose. An evil soul producing ...
|The devil can quote Scripture for his purpose// The devil can cite Scripture to his |
purpose. İşini aşırmaq üçün gerek ermeniye ‹‹dayı›› deyesen. Miti Keşiş insanları
Öyredir, lakin özü de günah işledir. 25. The devil finds work for idle hands to ...
|(b) If it's wrong to eat the devil, it's wrong to drink his broth. Rec. dist.: U.S., Can. |
1st cit.: 1545Brinklow, Lamentacyon, E. E.T.S. (1874); ... Even the devil will swear
on a stack of Bibles. Rec. dist. ... The devil can cite scripture for his purpose. Var.
|(B) After Shylock has used the story of Joseph and Laban's sheep to justify |
charging interest for loans, Antonio warns Bassanio, 'The devil can cite Scripture
for his purpose', then calls Shylock in his self-justification 'An evil soul producing
|4:17).1 accordingly, the very first words that we hear from Jesus' mouth in Luke's |
gospel are the words of Scripture, in both the ... according to antonio in
Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, “the Devil can cite Scripture for his
|D220 As the DEVIL loves holy water (Varied from c1500; OW182b [The devil |
loves no holy water] ditto) 1554 (1561) Bale Declaration (STC 1289) ... D230*
The DEVIL can cite Scripture for his purpose (Varied from 1579; OW180a from