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The meaning and origin of the expression: Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings

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Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings

Origin

From the Bible, King James Version:

Psalms 8:2: Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

Matthew 21:16: And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?