The Bible's Impact in Language

Many common phrases in American English have their roots in the Bible. Tell which book of the Bible each quote or allusion comes from:

  1. All things to all people
  2. Cast the first stone
  3. Doubting Thomas
  4. Eat, drink, and be merry
  5. Forbidden fruit
  6. Man after his own heart
  7. Salt of the earth
  8. Woe is me
  9. Writing on the wall
  10. The least of these
  11. My brother's keeper
  12. Many are called, but few are chosen
  13. Just the hem of the garment
  14. Escaped by the skin of my teeth

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