Posted by ESC on May 20, 2005
In Reply to: Doctor, heal thyself posted by Angela G Combs on May 20, 2005
: What is the origin of the phrase "Doctor, heal thyself." ?
The Bible. From the Phrase Dictionary on this site:
From The Bible.
Luke 4:23. And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.