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Dry as a bone

Posted by ESC on February 25, 2004

In Reply to: Dry as a bone posted by Brian from Shawnee on February 25, 2004

: : Anyone have info about the origin of this similie?

: I'd start with Ezekiel 37:1 thru 37:6, in the Bible of your choice.

Bible Gateway (advanced search) is a good place to look up scripture.

"The valley...was full of bones...and, lo, they were very dry." Ezekiel 37:1-2; and "O ye dry bones, hear the word of the Lord." Ezekiel 37:4.