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Phrase "a gnashing of teeth"

Posted by Biblethumper on November 17, 2000

In Reply to: Phrase "a gnashing of teeth" posted by Kenton on November 16, 2000

: : What does it mean when a writer writes something like "there will be a gnashing of teeth"? Thanks for pondering. Thanks more for answering. -trevor

: hey trevor,

: it refers to passages in the Bible where it talks about their will be "gnashing" or grinding of teeth by people damned to hell. Hope that helps.

"It is a fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth." (Matt. 13:42 NIV)