Chimney Corner Scriptures (Answer Key)

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1. By the skin of my teeth
"My bone clings to my skin and to my flesh, And I have escaped by the skin of my teeth." (Job 19:20)
2. All men are created equal
3. An idle mind is the devil's workshop
4. Cleanliness is next to godliness
5. As the apple of your eye
"Keep my commands and live, And my law as the apple of your eye." (Proverbs 7:2)

6. Spare the rod and spoil the child
7. Give the devil his due
8. Cast your bread upon the waters
"Cast your bread upon the waters, For you will find it after many days." (Ecclesiastes 11:1)

9. The ax is laid to the root
"And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire." (Matthew 3:10).

10. A fool uttereth all his mind
"A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards." (Proverbs 29:11)
11. Blood is thicker than water
12. Bread is the staff of life
13. Lord, what fools we mortals be
14. Familiarity breeds contempt
15. God moves in mysterious ways His wonders to perform
16. God helps those who help themselves
17. Out of the mouth of babes
"Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants You have ordained strength, Because of Your enemies, That You may silence the enemy and the avenger." (Psalm 8:2)
18. Flies in the ointment
"Dead flies putrefy the perfumer's ointment, And cause it to give off a foul odor; So does a little folly to one respected for wisdom and honor." (Ecclesiastes 10:1)
19. To err is human, to forgive is divine
20. Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise
21. All that glitters is not gold
22. Sow in tears reap in joy
"Those who sow in tears Shall reap in joy." (Psalm 126:5)
23. A friend in need is a friend in deed
24. Practice what you preach
25. A soft answer turneth away wrath
"A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger." (Proverbs 15:1)
26. The way of the transgressors is hard
"Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard." (Proverbs 13:15 KJV)

27. All's well that ends well
28. The early bird catches the worm
29. Don't count your chickens before they hatch
30. Weighed in the balances and found wanting
"TEKEL: You have been weighed in the balances, and found wanting;" (Daniel 5:27)
31. Honesty is the best policy
32. Don't judge others by yourself
33. A rolling stone gathers no moss
34. Stolen waters are sweet
"Stolen water is sweet, And bread eaten in secret is pleasant." (Proverbs 9:17)
35. Every tub shall stand on it's own bottom
36. Look before you leap
37. Speech is silver but silence is golden
38. If at first you don't succeed try again
39. Sow the wind, reap the whirlwind
"They sow the wind, And reap the whirlwind. The stalk has no bud; It shall never produce meal. If it should produce, Aliens would swallow it up." (Hosea 8:7)
40. An honest confession is good for the soul
41. Money is the root of all evil
42. Let your conscience be your guide
43. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
44. Charity begins at home
45. There is no rest for the wicked
"But the wicked are like the troubled sea, When it cannot rest, Whose waters cast up mire and dirt. "There is no peace," Says my God, "for the wicked." " (Isaiah 57:20)
46. Sour grapes and his teeth shall be set on edge
"But every one shall die for his own iniquity; every man who eats the sour grapes, his teeth shall be set on edge." (Jeremiah 31:30)
47. Jesus loves me this I know
48. The way of a man with a maid
"The way of an eagle in the sky, The way of a serpent on a rock, The way of a ship in the middle of the sea, And the way of a man with a maid." (Proverbs 30:19)
49. Just accept Jesus as your personal saviour
50. Be ye not fanatical