The soul may dry away

— Author Unknown


Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majestie
Date
1611
Metaphor
The soul may dry away
Metaphor in Context
1: And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp.
2: And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched.
3: And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the LORD burnt among them.
4: And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
5: We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick:
6: But our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
(Numbers 11:1-6)
Categories
Provenance
Searching KJV at UVA's Electronic Text Center
Citation
Bible, King James. University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Date of Entry
07/15/2003

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.