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Euphemism

Postby Itiswrittenkjv1611 » Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:04 am

“And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace” (Gen. 15:15).

A euphemism for death.

“ Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence. ” (Ps. 94:17).

A euphemism for death and burial.

“Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. ” (John 11:11).

A euphemism for death and resurrection.

“from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.” (Acts 1:25).

A euphemism for hell.

Also see Leviticus 18:6; 2 Kings 22:20; Ecclesiastes 12:2-7; John 2:25.

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