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Posted by ESC on December 21, 2007

In Reply to: Phrases posted by Erik D. Harshman on December 21, 2007

: First off, your site is informative and incredible interesting and has helped me a great deal in understanding colloquialisms used on a daily basis by individuals with no gasp as to their meaning.
: However, I was looking for the origin/meaning of two phrases which I did not see on your site:
: - wax ecstatic
: - Jesus wept
: Please considered adding them, as I would be most interesting in reading about their origins.

"Jesus wept." is from the Bible, John 11. He cried because his friend died.;&version=9;