Coined by God

Words and Phrases That First Appear in English Translations of the Bible

By Stan Malless; Jeff McQuain
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393020458, 256pp.)

Publication Date: February 2003

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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From "appetite" to "liberty, " the Bible has been one of the richest sources for introducing words and concepts into the English language. The authors cite chapter and verse and trace the words right up to today's headlines.

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