Posted by James Briggs on May 22, 2005
In Reply to: Physician, heal thyself posted by ESC 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.
If only the proverb were true!
James B - doctor!!